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Welcome to Riverdale ...

Riverdale is located in Middlesex County<1>.

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

Riverdale is 80 feet [24 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Riverdale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Riverdale: (860)

Websites for Riverdale ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.middlesexchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Riverdale, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Riverdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 71 communities that are also named Riverdale - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (3), Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts (4), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (5), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia (6) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Riverdale ...

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

  • Hartford [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartford
    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Riverdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Hartford [Hartford County]
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    • Hartford [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Riverdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 122,105 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Riverdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Britain<5>
  • New Britain [Hartford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Britain
    • New Britain [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Riverdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 72,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Britain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Britain
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Hartford [Hartford County]
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      • West Hartford [Hartford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 62,965 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hartford
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meriden<5>
    • Meriden [New Haven County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meriden
      • Meriden [New Haven County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 59,395 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meriden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meriden
    • Manchester [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Hartford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
    • East Hartford [Hartford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Hartford
      • East Hartford [Hartford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 49,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Hartford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Hartford
    • Middletown [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Middlesex County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> 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<5>

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 Riverdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Riverdale.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Riverdale. 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 Riverdale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverdale ...

Looking for more information about Riverdale? 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 Riverdale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Riverdale.

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About Middlesex County

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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>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.
<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 Riverdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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).
<5>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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