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Riverdale Park
Prince George's County, Maryland


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Statistics & Facts

The Maryland state capital is Annapolis.
The population of Riverdale Park is approximately 6,690 (2000), 6956 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,321 (2000), 1944 (2010).
The amount of land area in Riverdale Park is 4.103 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Riverdale Park is 1.583 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.102 sq kilometers.
The distance from Riverdale Park to Washington DC is 6 miles.
The distance to the Maryland state capital is 24 miles. (as the crow flies)
Riverdale Park is positioned 38.96 degrees north of the equator and 76.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Riverdale Park elevation is 40 feet above sea level.
Riverdale Park median income is $ 44,041 (2000).
The Riverdale Park median home price is $ 129,800 (2000).


about seven miles from Washington, D.C.. Other nearby communities include Edmonston, University Park, East Riverdale, Bladensburg, Hyattsville, North Brentwood, Brentwood and Cottage City.
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History & History Related Items

Originally known as Riverdale, the town was incorporated in 1920. It was named for Riversdale, a plantation owned by the Calvert family. On 8 August 1998, the town was renamed Riverdale Park (effective 7 September 1998).
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Riverdale Park City Government

Town of Riverdale Park
5008 Queensbury Road
Riverdale Park, MD 20737
Phone: 301-927-6381 Riverdale Park


The population of Riverdale was:
1990 - 5,185
2000 - 6,690

Housing Units:
1990 - 2,190
2000 - 2,321

There is also a Riverdale located in Anne Arundel County.

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