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Welcome to Riverdale ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Riverdale, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1895.
Riverdale is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Riverdale lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Riverdale ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two New York communities named Riverdale: This one is located in Bronx County and the other is located in Oneida County.
Beyond New York, 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, Nebraska, New Hampshire, 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.
Communities near Riverdale ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Riverdale.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Riverdale.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Riverdale.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Riverdale. See our Newspapers 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.
Adding Riverdale to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Riverdale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Riverdale was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1895.
For more details, see References and Mentions for Riverdale.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Sep 2023