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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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Richlands. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 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 Richlands, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Richlands.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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).

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<3>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- Richlands) 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 Richlands. Since we usually use Google Maps, 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 we use 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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