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Welcome to River Heights ...

The city of River Heights is located in Cache County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for River Heights: River Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, River Heights has a population of 2,076 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of River Heights.

River Heights is 4,580 feet [1,396 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of River Heights is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: River Heights lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

River Heights is located in the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, River Heights had an population of 2,076 people. This is an increase of 19.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 38.77% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, River Heights had a population of 1,734 people. This makes River Heights the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of River Heights represents 0.06% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,734 people, the population of River Heights increased 15.91% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,496 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for River Heights.

Communities Also Named River Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named River Heights - they are located in Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Ontario and Tennessee (2).

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

Communities near River Heights ...

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

  • Brigham City [Box Elder County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brigham City
    • Brigham City [Box Elder County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of River Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,601 people
    • Former name for Brigham City:
    • Box Elder
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brigham City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brigham City<6>
  • Smithfield [Cache County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
    • Smithfield [Cache County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of River Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,025 people
    • Former name for Smithfield:
    • Summit Creek
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<6>
  • Tremonton [Box Elder County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tremonton
    • Tremonton [Box Elder County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of River Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,206 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tremonton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tremonton<6>
  • Hyrum [Cache County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyrum
    • Hyrum [Cache County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of River Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,619 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyrum
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyrum<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hyde Park [Cache County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hyde Park
      • Hyde Park [Cache County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of River Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,797 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hyde Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hyde Park<6>
    • Wellsville [Cache County]
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      • Wellsville [Cache County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of River Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,941 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wellsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville<6>
    • Richmond [Cache County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
      • Richmond [Cache County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of River Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,803 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<6>
    • Garland [Box Elder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garland
      • Garland [Box Elder County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of River Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,590 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garland<6>
    • Lewiston [Cache County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
      • Lewiston [Cache County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of River Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,798 people
      • Former names for Lewiston:
      • Cub Hill
      • Poverty Flat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<6>
    • Honeyville [Box Elder County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honeyville
      • Honeyville [Box Elder County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of River Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,644 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honeyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honeyville<6>

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 River Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for River Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for River Heights ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Cache County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Cache, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for River Heights.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around River Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- River Heights) 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 River Heights. 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 River Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in River Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7228, Longitude: -111.8190       In this case, the coordinates for River Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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