Overview of Riverview
Riverview, Mich., is a small suburban town located just outside of the Detroit metropolitan area. With approximately 12,500 residents living in Riverview, it is perfect for anyone looking to settle down in a tightly knit community.
Riverview apartments for rent are located along the shore of the Detroit River and a short drive from the artistic communities located throughout Detroit, making the location an excellent spot for single-dwellers and families alike.
Living in Riverview, MI
Before Riverview was incorporated as a city in 1923, it was known as a village. It later became a popular spot for military vessel tests, and in the 1950s and '60s, the Department of Defense operated the Nike missile launch during the Cold War, along with additional launches the following years. The station where the launches were hosted is still in the town for visitors interested in the history.
In addition to having stellar schools, Riverivew has a number of recreational facilities that allow inhabitants of Riverview apartments to stay in great shape. From a municipal boat launch to a 27 hole golf course, recreational opportunities in and around town are quite plentiful. For younger (and those young at heart) residents, rollerblading and walking paths provide hours of entertainment. Riverview also organizes a number of senior citizen activities that take place throughout the year.
Riverview Attractions and Special Events
Located just a short drive or public transportation trip away from metro Detroit, residents living in Riverview have access to some of the most unique stores and eateries in the area. Residents interested in local government are urged to attend weekly city council meetings. Residents who are unable to attend the meetings in person can watch them on the Riverview community website.
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