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Richmond
Macomb County, Michigan

ZipCodes
48062

Motto
"With Time for You"



Page Contents for Richmond, Michigan

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Michigan state capital is Lansing.
The population of Richmond is approximately 5,607 2005, 5735 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,662 1990, 2239 2010.
The amount of land area in Richmond is 6.418 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Richmond is 2.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Richmond to Washington DC is 414 miles.
The distance to the Michigan state capital is 95 miles. (as the crow flies)
Richmond is positioned 42.80 degrees north of the equator and 82.75 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Richmond elevation is 730 feet above sea level.
Richmond median income is $ 43,378 2000.
The Richmond median home price is $ 135,300 2000.

Location

located in northeast Macomb County in the Detroit metropolitan area, about forty miles north of Detroit and twenty miles southwest of Port Huron. Other nearby communities include Memphis, New Haven, New Baltimore, Armada, Emmett, Harrison, Mount Clemens and Pearl Beach.

Here is a map page for Richmond.
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History & History Related Items

Settled in the early 1830s, Here is a history page for Richmond. The following is taken from the history page:
"By 1878, the voters of Beebe's Corners and the two nearest neighboring communities, Ridgeway and Cooper Town, agreed to incorporate as one community. The following year, by an act of the Michigan Legislature, the Village of Richmond was born. The Village of Richmond continued to flourish throughout the early and mid-1900s, and, on July 1, 1966, Richmond was incorporated as a Michigan home rule city under the Council/Manager form of government. In 1989, the Muttonville area of Lenox Township was annexed into the City, and in 1998 parts of Richmond Township in Macomb County and Casco and Columbus Townships in St. Clair County were also annexed."

Richmond has an historic Town Clock which was completed 17 July 1924 by Gilbert MIller from Detroit. He wanted to how his devotion to his birthplace and had the clock built for the town. It is located at 69394 North Main at Park Street.
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The settling of Richmond

early 1830's

The founding of Richmond

1879

The incorporation of Richmond

1879 village 1966 city


Attractions

Richmond Community Theatre
Richmond Arts Association

The Richmond Good Old Days Festival
This festival falls on the weekend after Labor Day and runs Thursday through Sunday each year.

Richmond Bailey Historical Park
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Richmond City Government

City of Richmond, Michigan
68225 Main Street
P.O. Box F
Richmond, Michigan 48062
Phone: 586 727-7571
Fax: 586 727-2489
email: cityofrichmond@comcast.net

The form of government for Richmond is the city council/city manager type.




COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Macomb County government.

Richmond Chamber

The Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 323
Richmond, MI 48062
Phone: 810-727-3266
810-727-3635

Richmond Organizations

The Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 323
Richmond, MI 48062
Phone: 810-727-3266
810-727-3635

Richmond Libraries

The City of Richmond Public Library, the Lois Wagner Memorial Library
35200 Division Road
Richmond, Michigan 48062
Phone: 586-727-2665
Fax: 586-727-3774
Hours: Monday thru Thursday - 10:00am - 8:00pm; Friday: 10:00am - 5:00pm; Saturday - 10:00 am - 2:00pm.

Richmond Schools

The Richmond Community School District Richmond

Miscellany

The population of Richmond was:
1990 - 4,141
2000 - 5,200
2005 - 5,607 estimate

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