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).