Community in Nicholas County , incorporated in So named because of rich abundance of timber and coal found in that region. The site where the city of Richwood now stans was originally known as Cherry Tree Bottoms, and in the early days was the home of the families of Spencer, Mullins, and Hinkle. It became known as Richwood when the post office of that name was moved there from Hinkley Mountain in about The population of the town at the time was By the late's, Richwood's population had grown to about 7,, and had three banks, one newspaper, two theaters, two hospitals, five churches, and a high school and elementary school housed in one central building, and brick paved main streets.
Much of the route was later abandoned. Camden and Clarence Cary. At the time, Richwood was known as Cherry Tree Bottoms and had a population of By , the town had blossomed to a population of nearly 7, Mosser Company, the largest sole leather factory.
The population was 2, at the census. A former coal and lumber boom town, the city's population once flirted with 10, but the closure of many underground coal mines caused many of Richwood's residents to leave the state in order to find work. The area is currently focusing on niche tourism as a means to revitalize the local economy. It calls itself the "Ramp Capital of the World" and hosts a large festival every April in honor of the pungent wild leek. The area surrounding the forks of the Cherry River has been populated since the late 18th century CE.
For a larger branch, I leave then tied until the fall. That seems to do it. For a smaller branch, I will check it in the summer and see how it is staying. Wow Dave, that is the first time I can remember seeing most of your orcahrd.