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Rio Vista
Solano County, California


Page Contents for Rio Vista, California

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Statistics & Facts

The California state capital is Sacramento.
The population of Rio Vista is approximately 3,316 (1990), 7360 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,406 (1990), 3454 (2010).
The amount of land area in Rio Vista is 4.661 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.517 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rio Vista to Washington DC is 2534 miles.
The distance to the California state capital is 27 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rio Vista is positioned 38.16 degrees north of the equator and 121.69 degrees west of the prime meridian.


on the west bank of the Sacramento River below Cache Slough in the California Delta area. It is about midway between San Francisco and Sacramento.
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History & History Related Items

The name, Rio Vista, means Riverview, and was named such in 1860. Rio Vista was founded by Colonel N. H. Davis in 1857. It's original location was further upstream, but floods in the winter of 1861 forced a move to its present location. By 1862 rebuilding of the town had begun.
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The incorporation of Rio Vista



The Rio Vista Bass Festival
held each year in early October.

California Delta Chambers
1,000 miles of waterways
14900 W. Hwy 12, Suite C-2
Lodi, CA 95242

Western Railway Museum
between Suisun and Rio Vista
Phone: 707-374-2978
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Rio Vista City Government

City of Rio Vista
One Main Street
Rio Vista, California
Phone: 707-374-6451
Fax: 707-374-5063

Rio Vista Historical Events

Humphrey the Whale paid Rio Vista a short visit in 1985 when the misguided whale lost his way and traveled inland. There is a monument in town for Humphrey.

Rio Vista Chamber

Rio Vista Chamber of Commerce
50 N. 2nd Street
Rio Vista, California 94571
Phone: 707-374-2700
Fax: 707-374-2424

Rio Vista Organizations

Rio Vista Chamber of Commerce
50 N. 2nd Street
Rio Vista, California 94571
Phone: 707-374-2700
Fax: 707-374-2424

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