Richland is a city in Benton County, in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Washington. It sits at the confluence of the Yakima and the Columbia Rivers.
In 1942, the building boom in Richland began, as the government chose it as one of the Manhattan Project locations. The town quickly went from 247 to 11,000 residents.
In 1958, Richland became a self-ruled city when they were incorporated as a chartered First Class City.
As of 2007, the city population was 45,070 residents. Richland is one of the three Tri-Cities of Washington; the other two being Pasco and Kennewick.
Richland's Vision Statement: "Richland is a progressive, safe and family-friendly community that welcomes diversity. It is noted for excellence in technology, medicine, education, recreation, tourism, and citizen participation. This dynamic city, situated on two rivers, actively supports opportunities for economic development that are in harmony with the area's unique natural resources."
- Tri-Cities Visitor and Convention Bureau video
- Welcome To Richland, for new residents, part 1
- Welcome To Richland, for new residents, part 2
- Alphabet Homes, part 1
- Alphabet Homes, part 2
- Alphabet Homes, part 3
- Camp Hanford, part 1
- Camp Hanford, part 2
- Camp Hanford, part 3
- 1957 television show, Hanford Science Forum
- Atomic Fortress: B-Reactor and it's Legacy, part 1
- Atomic Fortress: B-Reactor and it's Legacy, part 2
- Termination Winds, part 1
- Termination Winds, part 2
- Termination Winds, part 3
- Hydroplace Race 1
- Hydroplane Race 2
- View from a B-17 flying over Richland
- City of Richland Washington
- Richland School District
- Tri-Cities Visitor & Convention Bureau
- Tri-City Herald
- Hanford News
- Richland Public Library
- Sports Tri-Cities
- Tri-City Water Follies
- Richland weather
- Wikipedia article on Richland, Washington
- Google Map of Richland