Location Profile

Richmond, Indiana

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Richmond, Indiana
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Richmond, Indiana. Renowned for its service and offering the latest in medicine, the provider has a proud history that dates back more than 50 years. The facility offers more than 50 services and has specialties for a variety of complex care needs. Trusted by the region as one of the leading healthcare providers, the facility has received numerous awards and recognition for its excellence.

Community Overview

Richmond, Indiana is located near the Indiana-Ohio border and has a population of around 36,800. Its great schools, rich history, fun arts, and other family-friendly amenities have led to the city being recognized as an All-American City twice. Rich in natural beauty, history, and brimming with hospitality, Richmond is a city that feels like a small town. It’s developed an exciting food and drink scene, plus is part of the Wayne County Chocolate Trail. The city goes all out for various celebrations including Oktoberfest, the Old-Fashioned Christmas Festival, Festival of Trees, and the annual Meltdown Ice Festival. This “cool” event features a weekend of ice sculptures and winter activities every January.

Learn more about Richmond at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Richmond Community Schools is the public school district for the area and the largest in the county. The district contains 6 elementary schools (PreK-4), 3 intermediate schools (grades 5-8), and 1 high school (grades 9-12). Ranked above average, the school district has 40% proficient of its students proficient in math and 54% proficient in reading. Students have the chance to pursue music, art, and other extracurricular activities in the district as well as enjoy a comprehensive curriculum. Dual enrollment, Advanced Placement, and college credit are all available to students at the high school level. Richmond High School is ranked among 100 high schools in the state and the top 5,000 high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report’s Best U.S. High Schools. There are also 6 private schools in Richmond.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

If you’re ready to shop till you drop, browse the stores and boutiques of Richmond for handmade treats, gifts, antiques, clothing, books, toys, and other needs. Then head to the Richmond Mall, to shop Dillard’s, JCPenney, Finish Line, and other brands. Department stores in Richmond include Walmart, Kohl’s, and T.J. Maxx. Needler’s Fresh Market, Kroger, Hartman’s Market, Save a Lot, Meijer, and Aldi offer a great deal of variety when it comes to grocery shopping.

Richmond offers several opportunities to enjoy the arts. The Civic Hall Performing Arts Center is home to touring musicians, special events, live orchestra performances, and other musical events. For theatre, Richmond has the Civic Theatre, home to plays, children’s shows, and other productions. Richmond even offers an orchestra and the group typically performs at least 5 free events a year around town. Experience fine arts at the free Richmond Art Museum, the second oldest art museum in Indiana. At the Museum you’ll find year-round art instruction, exhibits, and programs. The MacDowell Art Gallery offers rotating exhibits of 25 pieces at each show, and Earlham College Permanent Art Collection features art from around the world. Stop by Indiana University East to visit the Sculpture Garden, an outdoor exhibit with sculptures throughout the campus.

Richmond was the home of Gennett Records, a recording company that produced records of jazz legends like Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington. You can travel through this storied music history by walking down the Walk of Fame, large ceramic and bronze medallions decorated to look like records. Each record represents an artist and a nearby plaque displays their achievements. The Joseph Moore Museum of Natural History features an Egyptian mummy, fossils, a planetarium, and numerous artifacts to see. The Gaar House and Farm Museum will let you see what life was back in the Victorian era as tour its stately grounds. Model T fans and car enthusiasts will enjoy the Model T Ford Museum which chronicles the Model T from 1908 to 1927. If you want to get a taste of the pioneer days the Wayne County Historical Museum is just the place. This complex has 8 buildings and depicts pioneer life through the industrial revolution to today. Love football? Visit the Indiana Football Hall of Fame to see displays of memorabilia for high school, college, and professional football players.

There’s plenty of room to play and explore in Richmond. The Cardinal Greenway is the longest paved rail-trail in Indiana and goes 58 miles from Richmond. It’s fantastic for anyone who loves to hike, jog, skate, or cycle. Hayes Arboretum is 466 acres of trails, forests, wetlands, and includes a nature center. Located in the largest of Richmond’s parks, Rose Gardens has hundreds of beautiful roses, annuals, and other flowers to view. The park includes a bandshell, duck pond, nature area, playground, and skate park. Spanning 3 ½ miles, Whitewater Gorge Trail offers a bird sanctuary, waterfall, vertical cliffs, historic bridge, quarries, and other natural sites to see along the way. Whitewater Gorge is also home to fossils and you can pick up a free guide on fossil hunting at the Old National Road Welcome Center. Richmond also offers boating, golfing, and other activities throughout the area.

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Crime Rate

You’ll be safe in Richmond thanks to the active crime prevention methods of the police department. Richmond’s crime rate has decreased by nearly 10% over the last year and should continue to drop. The police department features 76 officers.

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