The city of Richmond encompasses the following counties: Fort Bend. Richmond's government type is Commission-manager. It is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Evelyn Moore.
Richmond encompasses land area: 3.7 sq mi (9.6 km2), water area: 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2). The elevation is 92 ft (28 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 2,975.4/sq mi (1,148.8/km2). The local time zone is Central (CST) (UTC-6).
Zip codes in Richmond include 77406, 77407, 77469. Local area codes are 281 832. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 48-61892, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at ci.richmond.tx.us.