Richlands, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 5,671 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +36.8%
Males: 2,701  (47.6%)
Females: 2,970  (52.4%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24641.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,843 (it was $23,712 in 2000)
Richlands:

$32,843
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,217 (it was $15,548 in 2000)

Richlands town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,377 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Richlands:

$94,377
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $83,853; Detached houses: $104,016; In 2-unit structures: $34,128; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $68,255; Mobile homes: $31,681

Median gross rent in 2012: $540.

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  • White alone - 5,613 (94.6%)
  • Asian alone - 124 (2.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 53 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 46 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.02%)

Races in Richlands detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Richlands: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (29.9%), German (14.4%), Irish (12.3%), English (10.3%), Scottish (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1967 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 2,143 people per square mile   (low).

Richlands,VA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Richlands:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richlands town:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

106 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.8%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Richlands, Virginia as of June 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Richlands to the number of sex offenders is 248 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $714 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $495 (0.6%)

Richlands satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Johnson City, TN (61.2 miles , pop. 55,469).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (130.8 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (412.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Cedar Bluff, VA (1.5 miles ), Raven, VA (1.7 miles ), Claypool Hill, VA (1.9 miles ), Honaker, VA (3.3 miles ), Berwind, WV (3.8 miles ), Saltville, VA (3.9 miles ), War, WV (4.0 miles ), Tazewell, VA (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 37.09 N, Longitude: 81.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +531 (+8.9%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 678 (31.8%)

Area code: 276

Richlands household income distribution Richlands home values distribution

Crime rates in Richlands by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000003001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.072.20.00.025.10.00.00.0
Rapes 134412230100
per 100,000 23.870.397.096.723.948.149.075.10.017.70.00.0
Robberies 021443352224
per 100,000 0.046.824.296.795.772.273.5125.150.235.433.968.5
Assaults 1112663141579785
per 100,000 261.4281.0145.5145.171.8336.8367.4175.1226.0124.0135.885.6
Burglaries 404138424061363664326149
per 100,000 950.6960.2921.41015.5957.21467.4881.7900.71606.8566.71035.1839.2
Thefts 114141115144166184192180155213190212
per 100,000 2709.13302.12788.63481.63972.24426.34702.44503.43891.53771.93224.23630.8
Auto thefts 6671247855654
per 100,000 142.6140.5169.7290.195.7168.4195.9125.1125.5106.384.868.5
Arson 622223110273
per 100,000 142.646.848.548.447.972.224.525.00.035.4118.851.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 257.9337.4303.9369.4296.1565.7400.7386.2389.1248.9245.8247.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Richlands detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.91
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Extraction workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in Richlands: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Richlands, Virginia

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Earthquake activity:

Richlands-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.6 miles away from Richlands center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 10.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/29/1996 at 19:30:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 10.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from Richlands center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tazewell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winter Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Heath Miller - 2005 NFL player (Pittsburgh Steelers, born: Oct 22, 1982), Jim Moody - Politician, Mike Compton - 2005 NFL player (Jacksonville Jaguars, born: Sep 18, 1970), Mike Compton (American football) - College football player, Cathryn Hankla - Poet.

Hospitals and medical centers in Richlands:

  • CLINCH VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 2949 WEST FRONT STREET)
  • MATTIE WILLIAMS HOSP (provides emergency services, 200 WASHINGTON SQUARE)
  • PREFERRED HOSPICE INC (2629 FRONT STREET)
  • PREFERRED HOME HLTH SRVCS, INC (2011 SECOND STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Richlands:

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College/University in Richlands:

  • Southwest Virginia Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,853; Location: 369 College Road US Rt. 19, 6 Miles S. Claypool Hill; Public; Website: www.sw.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richlands:

  • King University (about 41 miles; Bristol, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,472)
  • Wytheville Community College (about 42 miles; Wytheville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,193)
  • Concord University (about 50 miles; Athens, WV; FT enrollment: 2,698)
  • Northeast State Community College (about 54 miles; Blountville, TN; FT enrollment: 4,480)
  • New River Community and Technical College (about 58 miles; Beckley, WV; FT enrollment: 2,234)
  • Appalachian State University (about 62 miles; Boone, NC; FT enrollment: 17,362)
  • New River Community College (about 62 miles; Dublin, VA; FT enrollment: 3,007)

Public high school in Richlands:

Private high school in Richlands:

  • RICHLANDS CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 69; Location: 2506 4TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Richlands:

Private elementary/middle school in Richlands:

  • FIRST APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN (Students: 50; Location: 200 HOLMES CIR; Grades: UG - UG)
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Notable location: Richlands Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Richlands Mall Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Richlands include: Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ (A), First Assembly of God Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Laymen Chapel Methodist Protestant Church (E), New Light Holiness Church (F), Pentecostal Holiness Church (G), Richlands Church of Christ (H), Richlands Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Clinch Valley Memorial Cemetery (1), Hankins Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Town Hill Creek (A), Big Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Buskell H Paul & Associates (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3130 Cedar Valley Drive).

Hotel: Hilltop Motel (6100 Governor Gc Perry).

Tazewell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.9%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.9%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010
5 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

Richlands, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Richlands compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Richlands (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Richlands Cedar Bluff Branch at 3102 Cedar Valley Dr, branch established on 2000/04/15; Richlands Main Branch at 1910 Second Street, branch established on 1916/05/19. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • New Peoples Bank, Inc.: Richlands Office Branch at 2302 Second Street, branch established on 2004/05/20. Info updated 2007/08/21: Bank assets: $781.6 mil, Deposits: $709.1 mil, headquarters in Honaker, VA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: New Peoples Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Sentinel Bank: at 315 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 1978/06/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $167.5 mil, Deposits: $149.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Region Bancshares, Inc.
  • TruPoint Bank: Richlands Branch at 1425 Second Street, branch established on 1989/05/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $455.3 mil, Deposits: $395.0 mil, headquarters in Grundy, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Miners And Merchants Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Richlands Branch at 201 Suffolk Avenue, branch established on 1964/04/24. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The National Bank of Blacksburg: Richlands Branch at 1905 Front St., branch established on 2000/08/11. Info updated 2006/06/01: Bank assets: $1,063.8 mil, Deposits: $919.4 mil, headquarters in Blacksburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 25 total offices, Holding Company: National Bankshares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: Richlands Branch at 302 Washington Square, branch established on 1989/09/15. Info updated 2011/07/12: Bank assets: $2,144.1 mil, Deposits: $1,561.3 mil, headquarters in Bluefield, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: First Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Grundy National Bank: Clinch Valley Bank - Subsidiary Of G at 501 Railroad Avenue, branch established on 2006/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $352.0 mil, Deposits: $287.6 mil, headquarters in Grundy, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Gnb Bankshares Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Richlands travel time to work - commute Richlands mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (81%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Richlands town (based on Tazewell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.75%
Here: 38.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents28.1%22.1%9.3%8.6%6.8%
Congregations26.3%8.8%8.0%9.5%7.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.4%2.9%2.0%9.2%
Congregations6.6%5.1%3.6%2.2%22.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Tazewell County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tazewell County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Tazewell County:

9.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.9%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tazewell County:

30.0%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.5%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$24,549$32,7320$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,000
Police Protection - Officers 17$57,723$40,7460$0
Police - Other 10$22,767$27,3200$0
Firefighters 0$0 15$7,192
Streets and Highways 13$31,290$28,8831$1,417
Health 8$22,016$33,0247$6,819
Solid Waste Management 7$13,769$23,6040$0
Sewerage 5$15,334$36,8021$1,012
Parks and Recreation 4$9,088$27,2641$709
Water Supply 7$19,226$32,9590$0
Electric Power 5$16,942$40,6610$0
Totals for Government 85$232,704$32,85233$18,149

Richlands government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $2,396,000 ($422.50)
    Financial Administration: $1,015,000 ($178.98)
    General - Other: $974,000 ($171.75)
    Police Protection: $885,000 ($156.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $842,000 ($148.47)
    Sewerage: $577,000 ($101.75)
    Water Utilities: $284,000 ($50.08)
    Regular Highways: $260,000 ($45.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $235,000 ($41.44)
    Fire Protection: $66,000 ($11.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $331,000 ($58.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,396,000 ($422.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $184,000 ($32.45)

Richlands government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $928,000 ($163.64)
    All Other: $415,000 ($73.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $978,000 ($172.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $173,000 ($30.51)
    All Other: $67,000 ($11.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $136,000 ($23.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $50,000 ($8.82)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $3,346,000 ($590.02)
    Water Utilities: $770,000 ($135.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $371,000 ($65.42)
    All Other: $194,000 ($34.21)
    General Support: $26,000 ($4.58)
  • Tax - NEC: $666,000 ($117.44)
    Property: $396,000 ($69.83)
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000 ($4.76)

Richlands government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,730,000 ($657.73)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,509,000 ($971.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,052,000 ($890.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,540,000 ($624.23)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $457,000 ($80.59)
    Water Utilities: $190,000 ($33.50)

Richlands government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,400,000 ($599.54)

4.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
Virginia average:

9.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mercer County, WV  0.82% ($27,810 average AGI)
from Buchanan County, VA  0.60% ($37,341)
from Russell County, VA  0.43% ($36,951)


4.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Virginia average:

9.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mercer County, WV  0.91% ($27,860 average AGI)
to Russell County, VA  0.38% ($43,852)
to Buchanan County, VA  0.33% ($26,319)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richlands:

  • WYRV (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: FAITH CHRISTIAN MUSIC BROADCASTING MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGTH (540 AM; 1 kW; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WTZE (1470 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXMY (1600 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SALTVILLE, VA; Owner: CONTINENTAL MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WNRG (940 AM; 5 kW; GRUNDY, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA-KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WZAP (690 AM; 10 kW; BRISTOL, VA; Owner: RAM COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WELC (1150 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WELCH, WV; Owner: POCAHONTAS BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WGOC (640 AM; 10 kW; BLOUNTVILLE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WPWT (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, TN; Owner: INFORMATION COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richlands:

  • WGTH-FM (105.5 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: HIGH KNOB BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WRIC-FM (100.7 FM; RICHLANDS, VA; Owner: PEGGY SUE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WKQY (100.1 FM; TAZEWELL, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPKE-FM (103.1 FM; COAL RUN, KY; Owner: EAST KENTUCKY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)
  • WCQR-FM (88.3 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WETS-FM (89.5 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXBQ-FM (96.9 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WXLZ-FM (107.3 FM; LEBANON, VA; Owner: YEARY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPJO (99.3 FM; ELIZABETHTON, TN; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W214AP (90.7 FM; JOHNSON CITY, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFM (98.5 FM; KINGSPORT, TN; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Richlands:

  • WMSY-TV (Channel 52; MARION, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Richlands, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 5
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 6
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 11
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 191
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 284
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 68
  • Fatalities: 208
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 438
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Richlands fatal accident list:

May 13, 1990 08:09 PM, Rt460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 30, 1986 10:40 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 22, 1981 08:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 16, 1979 10:45 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 27, 1979 08:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1976 03:20 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richlands)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Richlands, VA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richlands)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20945 , Serial Number: 18281295, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/2003
    Registrant (Corporation): Allen LLC, Po Box 615, Richlands, VA 24641

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 43
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Richlands

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richlands, VA
Most common first names in Richlands, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7871.3 years
William6972.0 years
Mary6477.9 years
John5574.6 years
Robert4265.4 years
George3175.2 years
Charles2867.5 years
Thomas2369.1 years
Charlie2171.9 years
Clarence2067.4 years
Most common last names in Richlands, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown5072.8 years
Smith4565.1 years
Davis3274.6 years
Shelton3067.1 years
Lowe3069.4 years
Hess3069.8 years
Mullins2566.5 years
Dye2471.6 years
Keen2276.2 years
White2172.5 years
Businesses in Richlands, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Long John Silver's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
La-Z-Boy2Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1
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