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Riverbend, North Carolina
(Rutherford County)

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Welcome to Riverbend ...

Riverbend is located in Rutherford County<1>.

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

Riverbend is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Riverbend is within the boundaries of the (828) area code.

Communities Also Named Riverbend ...

While we believe that this Riverbend is located in Rutherford County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Riverbend. Those communities are located in the following counties: Gaston and Rockingham County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 20 communities that are also named Riverbend - they are located in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia (4), Illinois, Louisiana, Montana, Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Riverbend ...

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

  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
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    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Riverbend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Fletcher [Henderson County]
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    • Fletcher [Henderson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Riverbend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,439 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fletcher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fletcher<5>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
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    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Riverbend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Mountain<5>
  • Marion [McDowell County]
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    • Marion [McDowell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Riverbend
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,937 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Forest City [Rutherford County]
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      • Forest City [Rutherford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Riverbend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,138 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
    • Spindale [Rutherford County]
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      • Spindale [Rutherford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Riverbend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spindale<5>
    • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County]
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      • Rutherfordton [Rutherford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Riverbend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,090 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutherfordton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutherfordton<5>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
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      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Riverbend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Landrum [Spartanburg County]
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      • Landrum [Spartanburg County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Riverbend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,725 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Landrum<5>
    • Tryon [Polk County]
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      • Tryon [Polk County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Riverbend
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tryon<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 Riverbend. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Riverbend.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverbend ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Rutherford County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rutherford County: www.rutherfordcountync.gov/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rutherford, 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 Riverbend - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Riverbend) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverbend. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4293, Longitude: -82.1696       In this case, the coordinates for Riverbend 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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