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Welcome to Richmond ...

The Town of Richmond is located in Shawano County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, the Town of Richmond has a population of 1,830 people<3> (see below for details).

Richmond is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Richmond had an population of 1,830 people. This is a decrease of 1.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Richmond had a population of 1,864 people. This makes Richmond the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Richmond represents 0.03% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 475th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,864 people, the population of Richmond increased 8.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,719 people).

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

Communities Also Named Richmond ...

While we believe that this Richmond is located in Shawano County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Richmond. Those communities are located in the following counties: Saint Croix and Walworth County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 5 communities that are also named Richmond - they are located in New York, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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

Communities near Richmond ...

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

  • Shawano [Shawano County]
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    • Shawano [Shawano County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,885 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawano
  • Menominee [Menominee County]
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    • Menominee [Menominee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,546 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menominee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Menominee
  • Clintonville [Waupaca County]
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    • Clintonville [Waupaca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,353 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clintonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clintonville
  • Wescott [Shawano County]
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    • Wescott [Shawano County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,145 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wescott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Washington [Shawano County]
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      • Washington [Shawano County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,879 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.
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    • Belle Plaine [Shawano County]
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      • Belle Plaine [Shawano County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,803 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Plaine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Angelica [Shawano County]
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      • Angelica [Shawano County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,758 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angelica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angelica
    • Bonduel [Shawano County]
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      • Bonduel [Shawano County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bonduel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bonduel
    • Larrabee [Waupaca County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Larrabee
      • Larrabee [Waupaca County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,347 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Larrabee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Larrabee
    • Gillett [Oconto County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gillett
      • Gillett [Oconto County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Richmond
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gillett have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gillett

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 Richmond. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Richmond.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richmond. 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 Richmond.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Shawano County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shawano County: www.co.shawano.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 Shawano, 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 Richmond.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richmond - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Richmond) 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 Richmond. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RichmondOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richmond. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.8105, Longitude: -88.6807       In this case, the coordinates for Richmond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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