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Welcome to Riverdale Park ...

The town of Riverdale Park is located in Prince George's County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Riverdale Park has a population of 7,215 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Riverdale Park.

Riverdale Park is near sea level<4>.

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

Area codes for Riverdale Park: (301) and (240)<5>

Websites for Riverdale Park ...

Official Website: www.ci.riverdale-park.md.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Riverdale Park had an population of 7,215 people. This is an increase of 3.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Riverdale Park had a population of 6,956 people. This makes Riverdale Park the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Riverdale Park represents 0.12% of the population of Maryland (which has 5,773,552 people), making it the state's 29th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,956 people, the population of Riverdale Park increased 3.98% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,690 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Riverdale Park.

Communities Also Named Riverdale Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Riverdale Park - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Riverdale Park ...

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

  • Arlington [Arlington County]
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    • Arlington [Arlington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Riverdale Park
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 207,627 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arlington<7>
  • Alexandria [Alexandria City]
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    • Alexandria [Alexandria City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Riverdale Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 158,726 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Rockville [Montgomery County]
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    • Rockville [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Riverdale Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,512 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockville<7>
  • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Gaithersburg [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Riverdale Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,741 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaithersburg<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bowie [Prince George's County]
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      • Bowie [Prince George's County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Riverdale Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,212 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowie<7>
    • Laurel [Prince George's County]
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      • Laurel [Prince George's County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Riverdale Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,548 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel<7>
    • Vienna [Fairfax County]
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      • Vienna [Fairfax County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Riverdale Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,518 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vienna<7>
    • Falls Church [Falls Church City]
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      • Falls Church [Falls Church City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Riverdale Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,631 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falls Church<7>
    • District Heights [Prince George's County]
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      • District Heights [Prince George's County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Riverdale Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,979 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for District Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on District Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for District Heights<7>
    • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County]
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      • Chevy Chase [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Riverdale Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,980 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chevy Chase have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chevy Chase
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chevy Chase<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverdale Park ...

Looking for more information about Riverdale Park? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Riverdale Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Riverdale Park.

Mentions & References for Riverdale Park

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Maryland

About Prince George's County

About Maryland

The official website for Riverdale Park: www.ci.riverdale-park.md.us/

The official website for Prince George's County: www.co.pg.md.us/

The official website for State of Maryland: www.maryland.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maryland's counties, including Prince George's, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Riverdale Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Riverdale Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (240) is an overlay for area code (301).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Riverdale Park) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Riverdale Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Riverdale ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverdale Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9645, Longitude: -76.9262       In this case, the coordinates for Riverdale Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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