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Riverton, California

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Riverton, California

Coordinates: 38°46′16″N 120°26′58″W / 38.77111°N 120.44944°W / 38.77111; -120.44944

Unincorporated community
Location in California

Coordinates: 38°46′16″N 120°26′58″W / 38.77111°N 120.44944°W / 38.77111; -120.44944

Country United States
State California
County El Dorado County
Elevation[1] 3,238 ft (987 m)

Riverton (formerly, Moore's Station[1] and Moores[2]) is a small unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California.[1] It is located on the South Fork of the American River 8.5 miles (14 km) west of Kyburz,[2] at an elevation of 3238 feet (987 m).[1] The ZIP code is 95726. The community is inside area code 530.

The place was on a toll road operated by John M. Moore, and was originally called Moore's Station.[2] A post office operated at Riverton from 1893 to 1898.[2] The community is now registered as California Historical Landmark #705.[3]


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