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Riverview, Alabama
(Morgan County)

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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) & (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 starting from Riverview and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Athens   [Map]   25,393   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,072   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,471   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   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 ...

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Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Riverview no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Riverview.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Riverview. A straight line distance ignores things 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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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Riverview.