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Welcome to Riverton ...

Riverton is located in Burlington County<1>.

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.

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Riverton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,578,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>
  • Trenton [Mercer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Riverton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
  • Camden [Camden County]
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    • Camden [Camden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Riverton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Riverton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Riverton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,489 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
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      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Riverton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
    • Darby [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darby
      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Riverton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Riverton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>
    • Burlington [Burlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
      • Burlington [Burlington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Riverton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,840 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burlington
    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Riverton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,813 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for New Jersey

About Burlington County

About New Jersey

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Burlington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Riverton.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Riverton - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Riverton) 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 Riverton. 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 RivertonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0097, Longitude: -75.0120    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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