Richmond, Alabama

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Richmond, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Richmond is located in Alabama
Richmond is located in the US
Location in Alabama
Coordinates: 32°06′51″N 87°03′18″W / 32.11417°N 87.05500°W / 32.11417; -87.05500Coordinates: 32°06′51″N 87°03′18″W / 32.11417°N 87.05500°W / 32.11417; -87.05500
Country United States
State Alabama
County Dallas
Elevation 390 ft (120 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36761
Area code(s) 251
GNIS feature ID 153148[1]

Richmond, also known as Warrenton, is an unincorporated community in Dallas County, Alabama, United States.[2] Richmond gained its name from Richmond County, New York, the birthplace for several early settlers, most notably the Crocherons. Richmond has one site included on the National Register of Historic Places, the Street Manual Training School.[3] Elm Bluff Plantation, owned by John Jay Crocheron, is nearby in Elm Bluff.[4]


  1. ^ "Richmond". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Richmond, Alabama". "AL HomeTownLocator". Retrieved 2008-11-05. 
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  4. ^ Harris, W. Stuart (1976). Dead Towns of Alabama. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. pp. 99–100. ISBN 0-8173-1125-4.