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Richlands is a town in Tazewell County, in the Bluefield metro area.
The community was named by Kentucky cattlemen, for its fine pastures.
The latitude of Richlands is 37.093N. The longitude is -81.793W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,932 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,095.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Richlands demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tazewell County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 24612 ZIP code.
9% of Richlands residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Richlands ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Richlands was $15,548, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Richlands residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Richlands, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $669.
Libraries in Richlands include Maiden Spring Branch ... View libraries
Newspapers in Richlands include Richlands News-Press
Tazewell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Richlands political report.
The average commute time for Richlands workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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