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Welcome to Richlands ...

Richlands is located in Greenbrier County.

Richlands is 2,060 feet [628 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Richlands lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Richlands: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Richlands ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Richlands and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Falling Spring   [Map]   207   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lewisburg   [Map]   3,907   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Quinwood   [Map]   272   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rainelle   [Map]   1,482   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ronceverte   [Map]   1,717   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Richlands ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Richlands - they are located in North Carolina (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Richlands. 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 Richlands. 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 Richlands.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Richlands ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Richlands. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Richlands - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Richlands.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Richlands. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Richlands) 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 Richlands. 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 Richlands

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Richlands. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8662, Longitude: -80.4829     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Richlands.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Richlands.



 
 
 

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