Facts About Riverton
The town of Riverton was established in 1906.
On August 21, 2017, a Total Solar Eclipse went over Riverton.
The community was named Riverton because of the four rivers that meet there.
The city’s population was 10,682 at the 2020 census, making it the largest city in the county.
Riverton is home to the annual 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous. Held each year during the first week of July, on the site of the original 1838 Rendezvous
The city has a total area of 9.87 square miles, of which 9.86 square miles is land and 0.01 square miles is water.
Riverton was originally inhabited by the Arapaho and Shoshone Native Americans.
Riverton is situated near the Southeast portion of the Wind River Indian Reservation.
The primary coordinate point for Riverton is located at latitude 43.025 and longitude -108.3801 in Fremont County.
Riverton is a major gateway to Yellowstone National Park and the Jackson Hole mountain area.