Riverview is an unincorporated census-designated location in Hillsborough Area, Florida, USA. It lies southern of Brandon. The population was 71,050 in the 2010 demographics, up from 12,035 in the 2000 demographics.

Much Of Tampa Bay’s radio and additionally tv stations transmitted from an antenna farm in the Riverview location, on Boyette Highway, southeast of area. Riverview is house to Bell Creek Nature Preserve.

Riverview was founded in 1885 on the Alafia River’s north shore. Nevertheless, in the 1830s residents arrived on the south side of the river at a location previously known as “Peru” (apparent “Pe-Roo”) due to the truth that Peru was a native name for “straight part of the river”. Peru existed for practically 100 years and likewise was amongst the earliest settlements in primary Florida. It had actually not been till the 1940s that Riverview absorbed Peru, as well as currently states the south side of the Alafia River. The Peruvian Mining Organisation, which extracted phosphate from the Alafia, took its name from the settlement. The term “Alafia” is converted as “River of Fire” as a result of the phosphorus on the early riverbottom glowing throughout the evening.

The area’s first institution was integrated in 1893, inside the Peru Baptist Church. The area called Riverview started to be inhabited on the north side of the river. Both areas were linked by a river ferry. Not long after, a bridge was constructed from sections of a bridge that when extended the Hillsborough River in downtown Tampa bay fl. The post office routinely was relocated from the Riverview side to the Peru side of the river and additionally back, triggering much tension. The Riverview name ultimately entered into use in the extremely early 1940s by the post office to remove just such complication with the mail. Peru has really gone away from practically the earliest maps. Some of Peru’s or Riverview’s citizens consist of the Barnes, Bourgees, Boyettes, Brandons, Buzbees, Hackneys, Hancocks, Hartleys, Mansfields, Moodys, Simmons, Scotts, Symmes, Topes, Thompsons, Whitts, along with the Yeomans. The area developed by the Boyette household is currently the community of Boyette, located in the eastern part of the Riverview CDP.

The first organisation fowl farm in Florida was established by Emmet and Myrtle Tope in Riverview in 1921.

Riverview lies southeast of the center of Hillsborough Region. The Alafia River relocates with the north part of the CDP in addition to kinds part of its northeastern boundary, splitting Riverview from Bloomingdale to the northeast. Other bordering neighborhoods, all unincorporated, are Brandon to the north, Hand River-Clair Mel to the northwest, Progression Town and also Gibsonton to the west, Appeal Shoreline to the southwest, Balm to the south, and FishHawk to the eastern.

Interstate 75 forms the western edge of the Riverview CDP, with get to from Separations 246, 250, 254, and 256. UNITED STATE Program 301 runs through the western side of the CDP, together with I-75 and also through the first arrangement of Riverview at the Alafia River. Downtown Tampa florida bay is 12 miles (19 kilometres) to the northwest by means of US-301 as well as the Selmon Expressway.

According to the USA Demographics Bureau, the Riverview CDP has a complete location of 48.0 square miles (124.3 km2), of which 46.2 square miles (119.6 km2) are land in addition to 1.8 square miles (4.6 km2), or 3.72%, are water.