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Country Canada
Province Ontario
Region Northwestern Ontario
District Kenora
Part Kenora, Unorganized
Elevation 402 m (1,319 ft)
Coordinates 49°59′37″N 92°49′35″W / 49.99361°N 92.82639°W / 49.99361; -92.82639Coordinates: 49°59′37″N 92°49′35″W / 49.99361°N 92.82639°W / 49.99361; -92.82639
Timezone Central Time Zone (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) Central Time Zone (UTC-5)
Postal code FSA P0V
Area code 807
Location of Richan in Ontario

Richan is an unincorporated place and community in Unorganized Kenora District in northwestern Ontario, Canada.[1]

It is on the Canadian National Railway transcontinental main line,[2] between Amesdale to the west and Millidge to the east, and is served by Richan railway station, a stop for Via Rail transcontinental Canadian trains.

Richan is also the northern terminus for Ontario Highway 665 that arrives from the south from Ontario Highway 17 near Dryden.


  1. ^ "Richan". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2011-08-15. 
  2. ^ Map 13 (PDF) (Map). 1 : 1,600,000. Official road map of Ontario. Ministry of Transportation of Ontario. 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2011-08-15.