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Welcome to Riverview ...

So far, we have found very little information about Riverview. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Riverview to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Riverview, please Contact Us.




Riverview would have been located within present day Morgan County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Riverview is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Riverview was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Riverview once stood is in the (256) and (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Riverview ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Riverview and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,616   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Decatur   [Map]   54,405   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,373   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,258   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Riverview.

Communities Also Named Riverview ...

While we believe that this Riverview is located in Morgan County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Riverview. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chambers, Escambia and Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 97 communities that are also named Riverview - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas (2), California (5), Colorado, Delaware (2), Florida (3), Georgia (5), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Kansas (4), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (4), Massachusetts (2), Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (4), North Carolina, Nova Scotia (2), Ohio (5), Ontario (3), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (6), Texas, Utah, Virginia (3), Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Riverview.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Riverview. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Riverview. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Riverview.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Riverview:

Websites for Riverview ...

 
Junior League:   www.jlmorgancounty.com/

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The Communities of Alabama

About Morgan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.al.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Riverview, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Riverview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Riverview. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Riverview) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverview. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6548, Longitude: -87.0875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Riverview.

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