Richmond County, Georgia

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Richmond County
Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building
Augusta-Richmond County Municipal Building
Map of Georgia highlighting Richmond County
Location within the U.S. state of Georgia
Map of the United States highlighting Georgia
Georgia's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 33°22′N 82°04′W / 33.36°N 82.07°W / 33.36; -82.07
Country United States
State Georgia
FoundedFebruary 5, 1777[1]
Named forCharles Lennox, 3rd Duke of Richmond
Largest cityAugusta
 • Total329 sq mi (850 km2)
 • Land324 sq mi (840 km2)
 • Water4.3 sq mi (11 km2)  1.3%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density618/sq mi (239/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district12th

Richmond County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 200,549.[2] It is one of the original counties of Georgia, created February 5, 1777.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Richmond County". New Georgia Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 2012-10-12. Retrieved 2020-05-21.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved June 25, 2014.