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Richfield
Sevier County, Utah

ZipCodes
84701




Page Contents for Richfield, Utah

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Richfield is approximately 7,111 (1996), 7551 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,067 (1990), 2553 (2010).
The amount of land area in Richfield is 8.961 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Richfield to Washington DC is 1989 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 143 miles. (as the crow flies)
Richfield is positioned 38.76 degrees north of the equator and 112.09 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Richfield elevation is 5,330 feet above sea level.
Richfield average annual precipitation is 7.82 inches peryear.
The average low temperature is (summer) 50, (winter) 16.1 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (summer) 90, (winter) 43 degrees F.

Location

on Hwy 89 east of Fillmore in central Utah. It is 159 miles from Salt Lake City and 164 miles from St. George.
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Climate


moderate. Snowfall does occur in winter, but rarely more than 12 inches.
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History & History Related Items

At the beginning of 1864, Albert Lewis brought a group of ten men from Sanpete into the area of Richfield. They felt it was a good place to settle with good water and soil along with wood in nearby hills. They built a shelter in the ground which they called, "The Hole in the Ground." The rest of that winter was spent in their "hole" while they prepared and planned to bring their families back in the spring.
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The settling of Richfield

1863


Attractions

Some attractions in the area: Fremont Indian State Park, Cove Fort, Fish Lake National Forest, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Cove View Golf Course, Monroe Hot Springs

Richfield Visitor Information
390 N Main St
Richfield, UT 84701-2166
Phone: 435-896-1789

Rocky Mountain ATV Jamboree

Sevier County Tourism
250 North Main, Room 10
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-893-0458
Toll-free: 800-662-8898
Fax: 435-893-0495
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Richfield City Government

City of Richfield

Richfield City Offices
75 East Center Street
Richfield, Utah
Phone: 435-896-6439




COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Richfield is the County Seat of Sevier County

Contact Sevier County
Phone: 435-896-9262

Richfield Chamber

Richfield Area Chamber Of Commerce
250 N Main St
P.O. Box 327
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-896-4241
Fax: 435-896-4313

Richfield Organizations

Richfield Area Chamber Of Commerce
250 N Main St
P.O. Box 327
Richfield, UT 84701
Phone: 435-896-4241
Fax: 435-896-4313

Richfield Libraries

Richfield City Library
83 East Center
P.O. Box 250
Richfield, Utah 84701
Phone: 435-896-6439
FAX: 435-896-6512
Email: webmaster@richfieldcity.lib.ut.us

Richfield Schools

Sevier School District
195 East 500 North
Richfield, Utah 84701-1835
Phone: (435) 896-8214



HIGHER EDUCATION


Utah State University - Richfield
250 N. Main St.
Richfield, UT 84701-2158
Phone: 435-896-9262 Richfield

Miscellany

The population of Richfield was:
1990 - 5,593
1996 - 7,111

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