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Town of Richwood, Wisconsin

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The location of Town of Richwood

Welcome to Richwood ...

The Town of Richwood is located in Richland County.

The location of Richwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, the Town of Richwood has a population of 524 people<2> (see below for details).

Richwood is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Richwood: (608)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Richwood had a population of 533 people. This makes Richwood the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 533 people, the population of Richwood decreased 13.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 618 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Richwood had an population of 524 people. This is a decrease of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Richwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Richwood and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Boscobel   [Map]   3,120   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Buena Vista   [Map]   1,834   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clayton   [Map]   914   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fennimore   [Map]   2,482   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Highland   [Map]   835   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscoda   [Map]   780   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Richwood.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richwood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Richwood. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Richwood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Richwood:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richwood ...

Looking for more information about Richwood? 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.

Looking for more information about Richwood? 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 Richwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Wisconsin

About Richland County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Richland County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richwood.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Richwood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Richwood. 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 Town of Richwood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.2364, Longitude: -90.6096     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Richwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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