Richwood Nicholas County, West Virginia

Richwood: City in West Virginia, United States

About

Richwood is a city located in the county of Nicholas in the U.S. state of West Virginia. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,051 and a population density of 475 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,842 inhabitants.

The city was created 120 years ago in 1900.

Richwood Quick Facts

Population : 1,842 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : West Virginia (United States)
County : Nicholas County
Postal code : 26261
Area : 4.32 km2
Altitude : 2,208 feet / 673 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1901 (120 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 09:49:02 (9th December 2021)
Density : 426 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -11.35% (2010-2020)
Weather : 23℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Location of Richwood on West Virginia map.
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Geography

Richwood is located at 38°13'29"N 80°31'59"W (38.2248400, -80.5331400).

Richwood map

Weather

Richwood forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. West wind 1 to 7 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Richwood decreased by 11.35% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,051 - census
2011 2,044 -0.34% estimation process
2012 2,041 -0.15% estimation process
2013 2,009 -1.59% estimation process
2014 1,984 -1.26% estimation process
2015 1,965 -0.97% estimation process
2016 1,944 -1.08% estimation process
2017 1,917 -1.41% estimation process
2018 1,887 -1.59% estimation process
2019 1,855 -1.73% estimation process
2020 1,842 -0.71% estimation process

Richwood zip code is 26261. County name: Nicholas, County fips: 54067

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People born in Richwood (6)

People born in Richwood, including politician Clifton Skeen, writer Emily Brightwell, politician Mike Callaghan, you can see a list of people who born in Richwood.

Schools in Richwood

College & universities near Richwood, WV

Code Name City ZIP
237880 West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine Lewisburg (WV) 24901

Stations (10)

Amtrak & bus stations near Richwood, WV

Code Name Address Type
WSS White Sulphur Springs 315 West Main Street RAIL
THN Thurmond Hwy 25 & Hwy 2 RAIL
ALD Alderson 1 C&O Plaza on Railroad Plaza RAIL
PRC Prince Hwy 41 and County Road 25 RAIL
HIN Hinton Front St. and Fifth Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Richwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Richwood Post Office Richwood (WV) 26261

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Nicholas County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Nicholas County , WV.

City Name Population Title
Summersville 3,225 Town in Nicholas County, West Virginia, United States
Craigsville 2,213 Town in Virginia

Distance to Other Cities

Richwood distances to largest West Virginia cities