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
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CountryUnited States
StateCalifornia
CountyContra Costa
Government
 • MayorGayle McLaughlin (G)
 • SenateTom Torlakson (D)
Don Perata (D)
 • AssemblyLoni Hancock (D)
 • U. S. CongressGeorge Miller (D)
Area
 • Total52.6 sq mi (136.2 km2)
 • Land30.4 sq mi (77.6 km2)
 • Water22 sq mi (58.5 km2)  42.98%
Elevation
187 ft (57 m)
Population
 • Total103,818
Time zoneUTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
94802
Area code(s)510
Websitehttp://www.ci.richmond.ca.us/

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.