Richmond County

Hamlet Depot & Museums

Richmond County is in the Coastal Plain and is grouped regionally for economic development with Bladen, Hoke, Robeson and Scotland Counties. It has a population of around 46,642 people and has declined by 4% since the last census.

Richmond County produces agricultural goods such as cotton, peaches and other fruits, corn, tobacco, vegetables, and soybeans. Manufactured products include textiles and apparel, wood moldings, furniture, plastic closures, poultry processing, and steel fabricators. The county is focused on outdoor recreation and tourism.