On the list of Best Places to Live, Richland is situated at the confluence of the Yakima and Columbia rivers and features good schools, a variety of housing options and a socially engaged population. Technology and research sectors anchor the economy, led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that first opened in 1965. Amenities such as parks, recreation programs and an excellent library are attractive to young, active families and retirees.
- The results are in. Can you guess which city earned the #1 spot for 2019?
- Our fourth annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.
- Our third annual ranking of the best small to mid-sized cities in the U.S.