Riverton is a neighborhood in South Seattle near South Park and the border of SeaTac. Often referred to as Riverton-Boulevard Park with its neighboring Boulevard Park neighborhood, there are modest affordable homes in this area and easy access into Seattle and the airport by way of 509 and Marginal Way.
Riverton has two huge greenfields. Glen Acres Golf & Country Club (glenacresgolf.com) at 1000 S 112th St in the west of Riverton, and Rainier Golf & Country Club (rainiergolfcc.com) at 11133 Des Moines Memorial Dr in the east of Riverton. And the mini-parks perfect for jogging or walking are Southern Heights Park (which has a playground) at 12025 14th Ave South and Hilltop Park in the south of the Riverton neighborhood.
The Schools serving the Riverton neighborhood are Beverly Park Elementary School (Public grades PK-5, highlineschools.org) at 1201 S 104th St in the north of Glen Acres Golf & Country Club, Southern Heights Elementary School (Public grades PK-5, highlineschools.org) at 11249 14th Ave S in the south of Glen Acres Golf & Country Club, Hilltop Elementary School (Public grades PK-5, highlineschools.org/hilltop) at 12250 24th Ave S in the north of Hilltop Park, and Rainier Prep (Public grades 5-8, rainierprep.org) at 10211 12th Ave S in the north of Beverly Park Elementary School. The Public library in this neighborhood is Boulevard Park Library at 12015 Roseberg Ave S in the south of Rainier Golf and Country Club.
To buy grocery items, quick meals, and fresh produce, visit the neighborhood grocery stores like Dominic's Red Apple Market (redapplemarkets.com) at 9627 Des Moines Memorial Dr. S in the southeast of Marra-Desimone Park, El Paso Supermarket at 11417 Des Moines Memorial Dr. S in the southeast of Rainier Golf and Country Club, and Duane's Garden Patch at 11215 8th Ave S in the southwest of Glen Acres Golf & Country Club.
If you're looking for a store to buy drinks and snacks before or after the park stroll, check some convenience stores available. There's a 7-Eleven at 11657 Des Moines Memorial Dr in the south of Rainier Golf and Country Club, 7-Eleven at 11065 8th Ave S in the southwest of Glen Acres Golf & Country Club, 24/7 Convenience Store at 11851 Glendale Way S in the south of 7-Eleven, and South Park Food Market at 9525 14th Ave S in the southeast of Marra-Desimone Park.
Riverton has many restaurants located in the south of Rainier Golf and Country Club. There's La Rielera LLC (Mexican restaurant) at 11850 Des Moines Memorial Dr, Pho Teriyaki Wok (Japanese restaurant) at 1810 S 120th St in the east of 24/7 Convenience Store, and Flight Path (Bar & grill) at 1832 S 120th St in the east of Pho Teriyaki Wok. Other restaurants located in the southwest of Glen Acres Golf & Country Club are Buxx Teriyaki (Japanese restaurant) at 805 S 112th St # B in the east of Duane's Garden Patch, and Cemitas Poblanas (Mexican restaurant) at 805 S 112th St near Buxx Teriyaki. Homes in the Riverton area have recently sold for between $381k and $727k. To see today's real estate listings in Riverton, Seattle, please click the link below.
The Riverton neighborhood is located in South Seattle. Homes for sale in Riverton include foreclosures (bank-owned homes), short sales, new construction, and traditional resale homes. Home styles range from condos to townhomes and single-family homes.
Riverton was a census-designated place (CDP) in King County, Washington, United States. The population was 6,407 at the 2010 census. Riverton was formerly part of the Riverton-Boulevard Park CDP, which was split up for the 2010 census into Riverton and Boulevard Park. In April 2010 the community was annexed by the city of Burien and is no longer a CDP.
Riverton also refers to a neighboring former community in part of what is now Tukwila in the Duwamish River Valley. It was on the left bank of the Duwamish, not far from the location on the right bank of the present-day Tukwila Community Center.
Riverton lent its name to an early 20th-century bridge, variously known as the Riverton Draw Bridge, the Riverton Drawspan, and King County Bridge 622-A. Built 1903, the bridge developed a reputation for being rather unsafe. It closed to vehicles 1919, and was demolished 1927. A remnant of the central pier can still be seen in the river as of 2009, visible either from the riverbank or from the 119th St. S. pedestrian bridge or the Allentown Bridge.
Riverton is located at 47°29′41″N 122°18′40″W (47.494614, -122.311248).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 1.182 square miles (3.061 km²), of which, 1.182 square miles (3.061 km²) of it is land and 0.000 square miles (0.000 km²) of it (0%) is water.
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