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Around Riverdale ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Springfield (MA). It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the north of Riverdale. Springfield (MA) has a population of 154,000 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Bridgeport. It is located about 40 miles [ km] to the southwest of Riverdale and has a population of 144,000 people.

The following is a sample of nearby communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Riverdale.<2>

  • Cobalt [Middlesex County]
  • Cromwell [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cromwell
    • Cromwell [Middlesex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the northwest of Riverdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,839 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cromwell have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cromwell
  • Cromwell [Middlesex County]
  • East Hampton [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hampton
    • East Hampton [Middlesex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the east of Riverdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,800 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hampton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hampton
  • East Hampton [Middlesex County]
  • Haddam [Middlesex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haddam
    • Haddam [Middlesex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<2> to the south of Riverdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,193 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haddam have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haddam
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    • Haddam [Middlesex County]
    • Higganum [Middlesex County]
    • Lake Pocotopaug [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Pocotopaug
      • Lake Pocotopaug [Middlesex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Riverdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Pocotopaug have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Pocotopaug
    • Middle Haddam [Middlesex County]
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46,258 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<3>
    • Portland [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
      • Portland [Middlesex County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the north of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Portland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Portland [Middlesex County]
    • Taylor Town [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor Town
      • Taylor Town [Hartford County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<2> to the north of Riverdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor Town

For more communities neighboring Riverdale, please visit our County-by-County Page for Riverdale.

Middlesex County ...

Riverdale is located in Middlesex County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Middlesex County: Hartford, New Haven & New London. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the south.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Riverdale ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Riverdale.

Airports Near Riverdale ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Riverdale and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Riverdale.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Connecticut: https://portal.ct.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Riverdale.
<2>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- Riverdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5615, Longitude: -72.5829       In this case, the coordinates for Riverdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of Connecticut's counties, including Middlesex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Riverdale), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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