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10 Interesting Facts About Riverton, Utah

Facts About Riverton

  • Riverton is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Salt Lake City, Utah Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  • Riverton became incorporated in 1946.
  • Riverton is located in the rapidly growing southwestern corner of the Salt Lake Valley.
  • Riverton receives an average of 15.76 inches in precipitation each year.
  • According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.6 square miles (32.6 km2), all land.
  • The estimated population of Riverton is 43,250, as of 2019.
  • The town was originally referred to as “Gardnerville” prior to changing its name to Riverton in 1879.
  • Riverton City is a city of the 3rd class as defined by Utah Code.
  • The elevation of Riverton is 1,353 m above sea level.
  • Riverton is located at 40°31’19″N 111°56’21″W (40.5218900, -111.9391000).

 

Facts About Riverton, Utah
Facts About Riverton, Utah

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