Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana

Richmond: City in Indiana, United States


Richmond is a city located in the county of Wayne in the U.S. state of Indiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 36,812 and a population density of 588 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 35,239 inhabitants.

The city was created 217 years ago in 1805.

Quick Facts about Richmond

Population : 35,239 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Indiana (United States)
County : Wayne County
Postal code : 47374–47375
Phone Area Codes : 765
Area : 62.57 km2
Altitude : 981 feet / 299 meters
Capital city : Richmond is capital of Wayne County
Establishment : January 01, 1806 (217 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:58:32 (1st February 2023)
Density : 563 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.46% (2010-2020)
Richmond locator map
Location of Richmond on Indiana map.
Wayne County Courthouse in Richmond  front image
Wayne County Courthouse in Richmond front
Wayne County Courthouse in Richmond  front image


Richmond is located at 39°49'44"N 84°53'25"W (39.8289400, -84.8902400).

Richmond map

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According to census records, the population of Richmond decreased by 4.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 36,812 - census
2011 36,681 -0.36% estimation process
2012 36,453 -0.63% estimation process
2013 36,210 -0.67% estimation process
2014 35,984 -0.63% estimation process
2015 35,814 -0.47% estimation process
2016 35,651 -0.46% estimation process
2017 35,443 -0.59% estimation process
2018 35,400 -0.12% estimation process
2019 35,342 -0.16% estimation process
2020 35,239 -0.29% estimation process

Richmond zip code is 47374. County name: Wayne, County fips: 18177

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People born in Richmond (81)

People born in Richmond, including bassist Andy Simpkins, linguist; studied historical linguistics Mary Haas, musician and film composer George Duning, .


  • Ned Rorem (American composer) he was born in 23/10/1923
  • Baby Huey (Anerican singer) he was born in 17/08/1944
  • Bobby Guyer (American musician) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Lamar Lundy (American football player (1935-2007)) he was born in 17/04/1935
  • Jeff Hamilton (American musician) he was born in 04/08/1953
  • James Mooney (American ethnographer) he was born in 10/02/1861
  • Thomas J. Henley (American politician (1808-1865)) he was born in 18/06/1808
  • Stanton J. Peelle (American politician (1843-1928)) he was born in 11/02/1843
  • Harold Jones (American musician and drummer) he was born in 27/02/1940
  • Joe Hunt (American musician and music educator) he was born in 31/07/1938
  • Weeb Ewbank (American football player, coach, and executive, basketball player and coach) he was born in 06/05/1907
  • Perry Botkin, Sr. (American Jazz musician, composer and songwriter) he was born in 22/07/1907
  • Roy E. Olson he was born in 13/09/1931
  • Johnny Logan (American basketball player) he was born in 01/01/1921
  • Norman Foster (American film director and actor (1903-1976)) he was born in 13/12/1903
  • Rich Mullins (American Christian Musician) he was born in 21/10/1955
  • John Wilbur Chapman (American evangelist) he was born in 17/06/1859
  • Barry Jones (American baseball player) he was born in 15/02/1963

Schools in Richmond

College & universities near Richmond, IN

Code Name City ZIP
143233 Bethany Theological Seminary Richmond (IN) 47374-4019

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Richmond, IN

Code Name Address Type
COI Connersville station 1012 Eastern Avenue RAIL
CIN Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal 1301 Western Ave. RAIL
CIG Cincinnati, OH 1005 Gilbert Avenue BUS
IND Indianapolis Union Station 350 South Illinois Street RAIL

Post offices near Richmond

Post Office Name City ZIP
Richmond Post Office Richmond (IN) 47374

Other places with the same name (19)

Other cities in Wayne County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wayne County , IN. (more)

City Name Population Title
Wayne 4,271 Town in Wayne County, West Virginia
Cambridge City 1,744 Town in Indiana
Hagerstown 1,684 High school in Hagerstown, Wayne County, Indiana
Franklin 1,228 City in Johnson County, Indiana, United States
Webster 1,215 Unincorporated community in Wayne County, Indiana
Chester 938 City in United States of America
Abington 799 Unincorporated community in Wayne County, Indiana
Fountain City 753 Town in Indiana
Dublin 746 Town in Indiana
Pennville 676 City in Jay County, Indiana, United States of America
Dalton 543 City in Indiana, United States
Greens Fork 384 Town in Indiana, United States
East Germantown 351 Town
Spring Grove 319 City in Wayne County, Indiana, United States of America
Bethel 304 Unincorporated community in Wayne County, Indiana
Economy 175 Town in Indiana, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Richmond distances to largest Indiana cities