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Welcome to Riverton ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Riverton has a population of 44,363 people<2> (see below for details).
Riverton was settled in 1870 and was incorporated in 1947.
The community of Riverton is 4,540 feet [1,384 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Riverton is about ¾ mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Riverton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Riverton: (801) and (385)<4>
The ZIP code for Riverton: 84065<5>
Websites for Riverton ...
Official Website: www.rivertoncity.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Riverton had an population of 44,363 people. This is an increase of 14.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 77.37% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Riverton had a population of 38,753 people. This makes Riverton the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Riverton represents 1.4% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 38,753 people, the population of Riverton increased 54.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,011 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, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, 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.
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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Riverton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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 on a map titled Road Map for Utah (from Shell Oil, 1950).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Riverton on our Genealogy Page.
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The official website for Riverton: www.rivertoncity.com/
The official website for Salt Lake County: www.slco.org/
The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022