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The location of Riverton









Welcome to Riverton ...

Riverton is located in Pendleton County.

The location of Riverton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Riverton is 1,770 feet [539 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Riverton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Riverton: (304) & (681)<3>

Communities near Riverton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Riverton and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Monterey (VA)   [Map]   138   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
Brushy Run   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Canaan Valley   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Canfield   [Map]   ---   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Circleville   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Franklin   [Map]   652   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Riverton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Riverton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Pendleton County

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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 State of West Virginia: www.wv.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Riverton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Riverton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.7440, Longitude: -79.4359     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Riverton.

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