Communities / Richmond, Indiana

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Richmond, Indiana

urban • midwest, USA

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Located near Springwood Park, Thistlethwaite Falls was voted one of the top waterfalls in the state of Indiana, and is a favorite local fossil hunting location.
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About Richmond

Located in eastern Indiana along the Ohio border, Richmond is a warm and welcoming city with a strong sense of community pride. Learn the area’s history at the Wayne County Historical Museum, then take a Historic Architecture in Downtown Richmond Walking Tour. Enjoy boating and fishing in Brookville Reservoir, hike the path at Swoveland Nature Preserve, or explore the Cardinal Greenway on foot, skates, or with a free bike rental offered at the trailhead. Richmond offers a rich cultural scene, with performances by the Richmond Symphony, Richmond Civic Theater, and works by regional artists at the MacDowell Art Gallery. Find trendy fashions at Luxe Lizzie’s Boutique, shop for local, handcrafted items at Halo Homemade, or hunt for treasures in Antique Alley, two trails featuring more than 1,200 antique dealers. Downtown Richmond boasts a wide variety of dining options, including local favorites like The Tin Lizzie Cafe and AJ’s Main Street Diner. Satisfy your sweet tooth with candy, ice cream, and baked goods along the Richmond Chocolate Trail, then top it all off with a locally crafted beverage at the New Boswell Brewery & Tap Room. Richmond celebrates food and community with unique annual events like Potterypallooza, Flavor of Wayne County, and the Meltdown Winter Ice Festival. Located 42 miles east of Richmond, Dayton International Airport offers direct flights to New York, Atlanta, Dallas, and more.

Population

35,720

Internet Speed Rating

1200 Mbps

Closest Airport

Dayton International Airport • 40 mi

Weather (High/Low)

83 / 22

Median Home Value (3BR, 2BA)

$112,640

FUN FACT


Once located on the banks of Whitewater River in the center of Richmond, the Gennett Records branch of the now-defunct Starr Piano Company was the first studio to record many famous jazz musicians, such as Louis Armstrong, Hoagy Carmichael, and Duke Ellington. The recording studio site is now home to the Gennett Records Walk of Fame.
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