New Richmond, Wisconsin

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New Richmond is a city in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. Its population was 6,310 as of the 2000 census. The population currently estimated to be over 8,000.

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History

New Richmond was founded in 1857. In August 2007, the town celebrated its sesquicentennial.

On June 12, 1899, the deadly F5 New Richmond Tornado struck New Richmond.[3] The tornado demolished Main Street and New Richmond's east side, killing 117 people. Most of Main Street (Knowles Avenue) was rebuilt within five months.[4]

Geography

New Richmond is located at 45°07′11″N 92°32′21″W / 45.119856°N 92.539142°W / 45.119856; -92.539142 (45.119856, -92.539142).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.72 km2), of which, 5.1 square miles (13.2 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.5 km2) of it (3.59%) is water. A major source of hydrological water is from the Willow River which is damed near the center of town.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 6,310 people, 2,561 households, and 1,546 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,237.2 people per square mile (477.7/km2). There were 2,657 housing units at an average density of 521.0/sq mi (201.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.15% White, 0.22% African American, 0.24% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.13% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.78% of the population.

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