Richford is a rural town in Tioga County, in the Binghamton area. Broome, Cortland and Tompkins County surround it.
The intersection of NYS Routes 38 and 79 are the center of the town; Richford residents travel to the surrounding counties for work.
The Michigan Hill State Forest is perfect for cross-country skiing and hiking.
An annual potato festival is hosted by the town; it is also the birth place of John D. Rockefeller.