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Welcome to Riverton Ferry ...

Riverton Ferry is located in Colbert County<1>.

The location of Riverton Ferry has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Riverton Ferry is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Riverton Ferry lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Riverton Ferry: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities near Riverton Ferry ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Riverton Ferry.

  • Iuka [Tishomingo County]
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    • Iuka [Tishomingo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Riverton Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iuka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iuka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iuka<6>
  • Lutts [Wayne County]
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    • Lutts [Wayne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Riverton Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2014: 1,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lutts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lutts
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lutts<6>
  • Cherokee [Colbert County]
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    • Cherokee [Colbert County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Riverton Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee<6>
  • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
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    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Riverton Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nixon [Hardin County]
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      • Nixon [Hardin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Riverton Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2014: 718 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixon
    • Glen [Alcorn County]
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      • Glen [Alcorn County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Riverton Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen
    • Paden [Tishomingo County]
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      • Paden [Tishomingo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Riverton Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Caryton [Colbert County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Caryton
      • Caryton [Colbert County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Riverton Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caryton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Doubleheads Village [Colbert County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doubleheads Village
      • Doubleheads Village [Colbert County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Riverton Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Doubleheads Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Oldham [Tishomingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oldham
      • Oldham [Tishomingo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Riverton Ferry
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oldham

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Riverton Ferry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Riverton Ferry.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Riverton Ferry. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Riverton Ferry.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Riverton Ferry. See our Newspapers Page for Riverton Ferry.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverton Ferry ...

Looking for more information about Riverton Ferry? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Riverton Ferry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Riverton Ferry.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Riverton Ferry. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Colbert, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Riverton Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Riverton Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverton Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8954, Longitude: -88.0736       In this case, the coordinates for Riverton Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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