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Riverton, New Jersey
Welcome to Riverton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Riverton has a population of 2,689 people<2> (see below for details).
While we don't have a date for the establishment of Riverton, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1893.
Riverton is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Riverton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Riverton: (856)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Riverton had an population of 2,689 people. This is a decrease of 3.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.54% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Riverton had a population of 2,779 people.
The population of Riverton represents 0.03% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people).
With a 2010 count of 2,779 people, the population of Riverton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,759 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Riverton.
Communities Also Named Riverton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Riverton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Riverton.
Communities near Riverton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Riverton.
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 Riverton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Riverton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Riverton. 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 Riverton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Riverton. See our Newspapers Page for Riverton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverton ...
Looking for more information about Riverton? 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 Riverton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Riverton.
Adding Riverton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Riverton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Riverton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Riverton on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Riverton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Burlington County: www.co.burlington.nj.us/
The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022