Richmond, Rhode Island is a small town located in Washington County in Southwestern Rhode Island. It is part of the Providence-Warwick-Fall River Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population of Richmond is approximately 4,500 people. The town is home to the Richmond Town Hall, the Richmond Free Public Library, and the Richmond Town Beach. Richmond offers a variety of recreational activities, including kayaking, fishing, and hiking. The town is also home to a number of historic sites, including the Richmond Congregational Church and the Richmond Historical Society Museum.