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General Area Information


Richland County is located in the heart of Ohio, approximately halfway between Cleveland and Columbus. The county seat is Mansfield, Ohio.


There are an average of 174 sunny days in Richland County per year. The average July high is around 82 degrees and the January low is around 17 degrees. Richland County, Ohio gets an average of 41 inches of rain and 36 inches of snow per year. The elevation of the county is 1,196 ft. above sea level.


Interstate-71 runs n through the county from north and south. State Route 30 runs east and west through the center of Richland County. The Mansfield Lahm Regional Airport is located three miles north of Mansfield, Ohio. Charter services are available through this regional airport.


The total population of Richland County, according to the 2020 census, is 121,195. The population of the city of Mansfield, Ohio, the largest city in the county, is 46,782.