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(Summers County)

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Welcome to New Richmond ...

So far, we have found very little information about New Richmond. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added New Richmond to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with New Richmond, please Contact Us.




New Richmond would have been located within present day Summers County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for New Richmond is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where New Richmond was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

New Richmond would have been located in the (304) & (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near New Richmond ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from New Richmond and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Beckley   [Map]   16,404   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hinton   [Map]   2,448   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mabscott   [Map]   1,298   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Meadow Bridge   [Map]   352   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mount Hope   [Map]   1,310   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named New Richmond ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two West Virginia communities named New Richmond: This one is located in Summers County and the other is located in Wyoming County.

Beyond West Virginia, there are 11 communities that are also named New Richmond - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Carolina and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around New Richmond. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of New Richmond. 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 New Richmond.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about New Richmond, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around New Richmond - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from New Richmond. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- New Richmond) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Richmond. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7796, Longitude: -80.8937     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for New Richmond have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for New Richmond.

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