The county of Richmond is located in and was founded in 1779. There are 46,639 residents in Richmond who have access to courthouses in Rockingham. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. is part of the 4th federal circuit court as well.
There are 9,558 residents in Rockingham, which is 7.3 square miles and 285ft above sea level. It was settled in 1784 and is governed by a local government.