Place:Richmond, New York, United States


NameRichmond
Alt namesRichmond countysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates40.583°N 74.15°W
Located inNew York, United States     (1683 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Richmond is a county. In the system of boroughs of New York City, it is the county which is coterminous with the borough of Staten Island.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1683 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1683 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1790 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 3,835
1800 4,564
1810 5,347
1820 6,135
1830 7,082
1840 10,965
1850 15,061
1860 25,492
1870 33,029
1880 38,991
1890 51,693
1900 67,021
1910 85,969
1920 116,531
1930 158,346
1940 174,441
1950 191,555
1960 221,991
1970 295,443
1980 352,121
1990 378,977

Note: In 1898 Kings County and Richmond County, while remaining separate counties, became Brooklyn Borough and Richmond Borough, respectively, of New York city; Richmond Borough was renamed Staten Island Borough in 1975.

Research Tips

External links

  • Outstanding guide to Staten Island family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, censuses, naturalizations, wills, deeds, county and town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.
  • www.rootsweb.com/~nyrichmo/


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