About This Place
New Richmond is a city in St. Croix County, Wisconsin, United States. Its population was 8,375 as of the 2010 census.
New Richmond was founded in 1857. In August 2007, the town celebrated its sesquicentennial.
On June 12, 1899, the deadly F5 New Richmond Tornado struck New Richmond. The tornado demolished Main Street and New Richmond's east side, killing 117 people. Most of Main Street (Knowles Avenue) was rebuilt within five months.