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Riverdale, Nebraska

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The location of Riverdale

Welcome to Riverdale ...

The village of Riverdale is located in Buffalo County.

The location of Riverdale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Riverdale has a population of 182 people<2> (see below for details).

Riverdale is 2,180 feet [664 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Riverdale is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Riverdale lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Riverdale lies within the (308) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Riverdale had a population of 182 people. This makes Riverdale the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 182 people, the population of Riverdale decreased 14.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 213 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Riverdale had an population of 182 people (or a decrease of 14.55% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Riverdale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Amherst   [Map]   253   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Buda   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elm Creek   [Map]   955   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gibbon   [Map]   1,890   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Kearney   [Map]   33,835   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Miller   [Map]   135   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Riverdale.

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, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (3), Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts (4), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Riverdale. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Riverdale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Riverdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Riverdale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Riverdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Riverdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7839, Longitude: -99.1605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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