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Richland County, Verona
County of Verona
Comarca da Richland
County of Richland
Richland County Courts
Richland County Courts
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Location in the state of Verona
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Verona's location in Insui
Country Insui
State Verona
RegionVerona Beltline
Metro areaVillega Metro Area
FormedNovember 17, 1822
County SeatLençóis
Largest cityVillega
Incorporated cities12
 • TypeCouncil–manager
 • BodyBoard of Supervisors
 • Chief executive officerImani Gutiérrez (C)
 • District AttorneyMalaro Delosreyes
 • Total5,387 km2 (2,080 sq mi)
 • Land5,355 km2 (2,068 sq mi)
 • Water32 km2 (12 sq mi)
 • Total3,681,407
 • Density683.4/km2 (1,769.9/sq mi)
Time zoneICST (UTC-1:00)
Zip Code(s)92701-92792, 93001-93010
Area Code(s)329, 407, 751

Richland County, officially the County of Richland (Cartadanian: Comarca da Richland) is a county in Verona. With a population of about 3.7 million, it is one of the more populous subdivisions of Verona. The skyline is scattered with luxurious skyscrapers and they've been designed to adorn the county and each other. Education is superb in Richland County and it has attracted a lot of attention. Besides the climate, the was also influential when it came to architectural designs, as the vast majority of buildings have been built with lots of glass and light elements to mimic the aesthetics of the blue skies around them.


Richland County was one of the original counties of Verona, created at the time of Verona statehood in 1722. At the time of its establishment in 1722, Richland County was relatively large, and included all of the areas of what are now Amari, Belleaire, and Windsor Counties.

During the later part of the 19th century, there were numerous changes in the boundaries of Richland County, when various areas were separated to make up the counties mentioned above. The most recent change was the establishment of Windsor County in 1928. Windsor County was also the second to last county to be established in Verona, and after this division, Richland no longer extended to the Bay of Capri.


The Government of Richland County is defined and authorized under the Verona Constitution, Verona law, and the Charter of the County of Richland. Much of the Government of Verona is in practice the responsibility of county governments such as the Government of Richland County. The County government provides countywide services such as elections and voter registration, law enforcement, jails, vital records, property records, tax collection, public health, and social services. In addition the County serves as the local government for all unincorporated areas. Some chartered cities such as Villega and Georgetown provide municipal services such as police, public safety, libraries, parks and recreation, and zoning. Other cities such as Sequoia and Palmira arrange to have the County provide some or all of these services on a contract basis.

The county government is composed of the elected five-member Board of Supervisors, several other elected offices and officers including the Sheriff, the District Attorney, Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk, and Treasurer/Tax Collector, and numerous county departments and entities under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer such as the Probation Department. In addition, several entities of the government of Verona have jurisdiction conterminous with Richland County, such as the Richland Superior Court.

Under its foundational Charter, the five-member elected Richland County Board of Supervisors is the county legislature. The board operates in a legislative, executive, and quasi-judicial capacity. As a legislative authority, it can pass ordinances for the unincorporated areas (ordinances that affect the whole county, like posting of restaurant ratings, must be ratified by the individual city). As an executive body, it controls the actions and methods of the county departments. As a quasi-judicial body, the Board is the final venue of appeal in the local planning process.

District Supervisor Party
1 Mateus Correia PCUI
2 Julieta Saraiva (Chair) PLI
3 Andrea Ruiz PLI
4 Daniel Pareja PCUI
5 Rodrigo Piñón PLI

The Richland County Code is the codified law of Richland County in the form of ordinances passed by the Board of Supervisors. The Administrative Code establishes the powers and duties of all officers and the procedures and rules of operation of all departments.


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Richland County Department of Education – Minera-Leife Building

The Richland County Department of Education, a county division overseeing education by local school districts, with a 2011 budget of approximately $100 Million, is headquartered in the Minera-Leife Building in the adminstration district in Villega. It has an Adult Education Center in the Administration district and an office in the North Coco Building in Holly Hills.

Seven elected Richland County School Trustees oversee the operation of the Richland County Department of Education. Trustees are elected through a partisan election process via the Conservative and Democratic primaries and in the November general elections, serving staggered six year terms of office, with 3 Trustees elected countywide and four Trustees elected to oversee the four Commissioner Precincts in Richland County, Verona.

Six school districts serve Richland County communities. It is one of only four counties to split among multiple school districts, the others being Vivo County, Lynnhaven County, and Behr County. Among the 6 Districts, are:

On July 1, 2013 the North Richland Independent School District closed and its territory became a part of Humble ISD.

In addition state-operated charter schools are in the county. Charter schools in unincorporated areas include:

The department of education of the county operates the Georgia Schools.

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Unincorporated communities

  • Alagoias
  • Atatucia
  • Bona
  • Bonador
  • Caleco
  • Copiamas
  • Duraguas
  • Federos
  • Guaco
  • Hama
  • Minera
  • Rela
  • Rennares
  • Salaros
  • San Andero
  • San Jacion
  • San Vimante
  • Saracedes
  • Setoral
  • Sorato
  • Taramarca
  • Vallero
  • Vocida

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