Living in Riverview FL

Location of Riverview, FL

Riverview is a growing city in southeastern Hillsborough County. Located along the Alafia River, Riverview is centrally located with easy access to I-4, I-75, I-275 and the Selmon Expressway. It’s close proximity to downtown makes it popular with commuters and young families.

Map of Riverview FL

Real estate options in Riverview, FL

Riverview, FL has a variety of housing options including new construction, older ranch-style homes, riverfront single-family homes, condos, villas and townhouses.

Homes for sale in Riverview

Best Things to Do in Riverview, FL

Riverview is full of opportunities to enjoy nature including the Alafia Scrub Nature Preserve and Bell Creek Nature Preserve. There are several area golf courses including Summerfield Crossing and easy access to Tampa Bay from the river. If you’re into boating, fishing or canoeing, Riverview offers many opportunities. Riverview also has several parks and it’s easy to get to restaurants, shopping and entertainment in nearby Brandon.

Parks in Riverview, FL

The quiet community along the Alafia River has several beautiful parks. A few parks in Riverview, FL:

  • Causeway Park (basketball courts, playground)
  • Pebble Park (paved trails)
  • South Pointe Park (basketball courts, playground)
  • Boyette Springs Park (basketball courts, playground)
  • Wortham Park (playground)
  • Riverview Civic Center (BBQ grills, boat ramp, kayak launch, picnic shelters, meeting rooms)
  • Riverview Park and Rec Cener (fields, basketball courts, tennis, playground)
  • Williams Boat Ramp (ramp, fishing, picnic shelters)

Biking & walking trails in Riverview, FL

There are several nature preserves with trails in Riverview that can also be used for walking, jogging and biking. These include:

  • Bell Creek Nature Preserve
  • Alfia Scrub Nature Preserve
  • Pebble Park
  • Rhodine Scrub Nature Preserve
  • Wortham Park

Places to eat in Riverview, FL

There are many options to eat in Riverview including local and chain restaurants with a wide variety of choices including Italian, Seafood, Chinese, American and more. Some of our top choices in Riverview, FL include:

  • Beer Shed
  • Fred’s Market Restaurant
  • Cali
  • Beef O’Bradys
  • Datz Riverview

Kayaking Alafia River

Places to have fun in Riverview, FL

There are lots of outdoor opportunities to have fun around Riverview. There is also a local movie theater as well as the Showman’s Museum and Wild Florida Sanctuary. Nearby Brandon has lots of things to do including bowling, golf and more.

Places to shop in Riverview, FL

There are many options for shopping in the well-established Riverview, FL community including big box stores including Walmart, Target and Home Depot. There are a variety of grocery store options in Riverview as well including Publix, Target, Walmart, Riverview Fresh Market, Aldi and Winn Dixie.

Schools in Riverview, FL

Schools in Riverview are run by the Hillsborough County School District


  • Boyette Springs Elementary
  • Riverview Elementary
  • Symmes Elementary
  • Warren Hope Dawson Elementary
  • Sessums Elementary
  • Collins Elementary
  • Summerfield Elementary
  • Summerfield Crossings Elementary
  • Frost Elementary
  • Ippolito Elementary


  • Rodgers Middle
  • Giunta Middle


  • Riverview High
  • Spoto High
  • Sumner High


  • Southshore Charter
  • Kids Community College
  • Riverview Academy of Math & Science
  • Creekside Charter
  • Winthrop Charter
  • Bell Creek Academy
  • Center Academy


  • Livingstone Academy
  • Riverview Montessori
  • Bridgeprep
  • Providence Christian

Colleges and universities

  • HCC at The Regent

Hospitals in Riverview, FL

There is one hospital based in the Riverview, FL community as well urgent care centers, outpatient surgery centers and doctor’s offices. The hospital is St. Joseph’s Hospital South (Baycare) although there are also several stand-along ER centers as well.

Ready to move to Riverview, FL?

With its easy access to downtown Tampa and MacDill AFB, Riverview is a popular community for commuters and young families. It’s an excellent place to put down roots and enjoy all that Tampa Bay has to offer. Our real estate team, with more than 30 years working and living in Tampa Bay, is here to help you find the perfect home.  Call or text us today: 813-541-5320

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