Richland is a city in Rankin County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 6,027 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Richland is located at 32°13′47″N 90°9′35″W / 32.22972°N 90.15972°W / 32.22972; -90.15972 (32.229844, -90.159724).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.2 square miles (31.7 km²), of which 12.2 square miles (31.7 km²) is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1 km²) (0.16%) is water.