Richmond, California

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City of Richmond, California
Motto(s): The City of Pride and Purpose
Contra Costa County California Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Richmond Highlighted.svg
Coordinates: Coordinates: 37°56′13″N 122°20′31″W / 37.93694°N 122.34194°W / 37.93694; -122.34194
Country United States
State California
County Contra Costa
 • Mayor Gayle McLaughlin (G)
 • Senate Tom Torlakson (D)
Don Perata (D)
 • Assembly Loni Hancock (D)
 • U. S. Congress George Miller (D)
 • Total 52.6 sq mi (136.2 km2)
 • Land 30.4 sq mi (77.6 km2)
 • Water 22 sq mi (58.5 km2)  42.98%
Elevation 187 ft (57 m)
 • Total 103,818
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 94802
Area code(s) 510

Richmond is city in the U.S. State of California. It is a suburb of San Francisco. 103,818 people live in Richmond now. Chevron has an oil refinery here; in 2012 the refinery suffered a large fire.