Riverview, Florida Community Information
Riverview has a total area of 9.4 miles², is a suburb southeast of Tampa, east of Gibsonton, north of Ruskin and within minutes of shopping in the Brandon area. The population, as of the 2010 census, was 71,050 but this area is fast growing.
Take a look at Riverview!
Affordable Riverview offers an easy commute to Tampa and St. Petersburg.
Riverview was first known as Peru from an Indian name for straight part of the river. The Peruvian Mining Company located here mined phosphate from the Alafia River worked in the area. The town is thought to have been founded in 1856. Only later was it named Riverview.
The Historic Moody Home was built in 1896 and purchased about 1902 by the grandson of Riverview's first pioneer, Benjamin Moody. This house is a community treasure due to its long association with the Moody family who are the descendants of the first settler in his area, Benjamin Moody, who arrived in what is now Riverview in 1842.
Located on St. Stephen school campus the Spring Jubilee sprawl over 38 acres each April with carnival rides, food and entertainment.
The climate for Riverview is Semi-tropical with an average winter temperature of 62.5 degrees F and an average summer temperature of 81.4 degrees F. Riverview's average annual rainfall is 46.7 inches per year.
Colleges/Universities nearest to Riverview:
Public Schools in Riverview:
- Boyette Springs Elementary School
- Collins Elementary School
- Summerfield Elementary School
- Sessums Elementary School
- Ippolito Elementary School
- Frost Elementary School
- Riverview Elementary School
- Symmes Elementary School
- Summerfield Crossings Elementary School
- Giunta Middle School
- Rodgers Middle School
- Riverview High School
- Spoto High School