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Welcome to Richland ...

The Town of Richland is located in Richland County<1>.

The location of Richland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Richland has a population of 1,245 people<3> (see below for details).

Richland is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Richland lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Richland is within the boundaries of the (608) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richland had an population of 1,245 people. This is a decrease of 9.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Richland had a population of 1,379 people (or 7.65% of the total population of Richland County). This makes Richland the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Richland represents 0.02% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 641st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,379 people, the population of Richland increased 1.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,364 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Richland.

Adding Richland to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Richland in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Richland elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Richland on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Richland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Wisconsin communities named Richland: This one is located in Richland County and the other is located in Rusk County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 2 communities that are also named Richland - they are located in and New York.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Richland.

Communities near Richland ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Richland.

  • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,830 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
  • Buena Vista [Richland County]
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    • Buena Vista [Richland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,820 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
  • Spring Green [Sauk County]
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    • Spring Green [Sauk County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,641 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spring Green
  • Muscoda [Grant County]
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    • Muscoda [Grant County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Richland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,243 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscoda have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscoda
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington [Sauk County]
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      • Washington [Sauk County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,019 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Clayton [Crawford County]
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      • Clayton [Crawford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 903 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
    • Greenwood [Vernon County]
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      • Greenwood [Vernon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 848 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwood
    • Woodland [Sauk County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodland
      • Woodland [Sauk County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 842 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodland
    • Lone Rock [Richland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lone Rock
      • Lone Rock [Richland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 835 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lone Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lone Rock
    • Highland [Iowa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Iowa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Richland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 826 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richland. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Richland.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richland. See our Newspapers Page for Richland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richland ...

Looking for more information about Richland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Richland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richland.

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About Richland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Richland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Richland County: www.co.richland.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Richland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Richland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Richland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Richland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.3342, Longitude: -90.3721       In this case, the coordinates for Richland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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