Riverview is a coastal town community in Hillsborough County just south of Tampa offering easy access to shopping, dining, nightlife, attractions, museums, beaches and everything else that the Tampa Bay area offers. The community has a total area of 9.4 square miles. Riverview was founded 1885 on the north shore of the Alafia River. By the 1940s the community had expanded into the south side of the river. Originally the two communities were connected by a river ferry until a bridge was built. Today Riverview is a family focused town.
Riverview is one of the most well established Tampa Suburbs. A great location to enjoy peaceful suburban life whilst living close enough to the city of Tampa and it's career opportunities. Riverview is growing rapidly with many new neighborhoods and a choice of new home builders.
Riverview residents can benefit from the close proximity to great schools and child friendly attractions including parks and picnic areas and of course, the beautiful Gulf of Mexico beaches within easy reach. The Tampa theme parks are nearby and Riverview is just a short drive from the city of Brandon and its open air shopping mall. Riverview also offers biking and hiking trails and it's own great selection of restaurants and retail locations.
Riverview schools belong to the Hillsborough County School District. Riverview contains 20 public schools including 10 elementary, 4 middle and 3 high schools. Find more information about Riverview Schools.
Riverview is located in Hillsborough County, approximately 15 minutes South of Brandon and about 20 minutes south east of Tampa. Tampa International Airport is just 30 minutes away. The nearby I-75 makes commuting to metropolitan cities easy. Riverview offers a great mix of the family friendly town yet just a short drive to big city amenities if desired.