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Richland, Indiana
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Country United States
State Indiana
County Rush
Township Richland
1,024 ft (312 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 765
GNIS feature ID 441957

Richland is an unincorporated community in western Richland Township, Rush County, Indiana, United States. It lies along State Road 244, south of the city of Rushville, the county seat of Rush County. Its elevation is 1,027 feet (313 m), and it is located at 39°29′51″N 85°23′42″W / 39.49750°N 85.39500°W / 39.49750; -85.39500 (39.4975485, -85.3949681).


Richland was platted in 1854. The community took its name from Richland Township.

A post office was established at Richland in 1827, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903.

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