Richardson 1Richardson is a city in Dallas and Collin counties, in the U.S. state of Texas. It is a part of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also known as the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, and is one of the most affluent bedroom communities of the metropolitan area. Home to over 101,000 residents, Richardson has been ranked highly on various lists of best places in the U.S. to live, including 15th by CNN’s Money Magazine. Much of this is attributed to the high-tech atmosphere of Richardson: it is located in the Texas Telecom Corridor, and is home to operations of some of the largest telecommunications companies including AT&T, Ericsson, Verizon, Samsung, and MetroPCS, as well as other tech companies such as Texas Instruments (makers of the famous TI lineup of scientific calculators), TriQuint Semiconductors, and Fujitsu.

Basic Facts About Richardson

  • Current population: 103,000
  • Current mayor: Laura Maczka
  • Total area: 28.6 sq mi
  • Official website:
  • Located in: Dallas County, Collin County
  • Founded in: 1873
  • Zip codes: 75080-75083, 75085
  • Area codes: 214, 469, 972

Auto Transport Tips to and from Richardson

Richardson sits a bit north of Dallas, along I-635, which is an auxiliary interstate of Interstate 35. I-635 makes up a large portion of the Beltway around Dallas, which is really useful for auto transportation companies as they can quickly get into and out of various parts of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan Area quickly and easily. This generally decreases prices and pickup windows in and out of Dallas, and as Richardson sits right along it, chances are prices to and from Richardson will be lower as well.

It also helps that Dallas, Fort Worth, Richardson and the entire area sits in Texas, which is not known for its blustery, snowy winters. This makes it an ideal auto transport location through the depths of the winter, especially considering how many people live in the area. Carriers generally lower prices in the winter months in order to stay competitive and keep loads on their trucks; this translates into lower prices for you.

You’ll want to speak to an auto transport representative about auto transport to and from Richardson and whether or not moving your pickup or destination location could save you even more money. Richardson shouldn’t be any problem for most carriers, but it’s best to double-check; you can fill out our free online quote to get an instant price immediately right on your screen.

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