Located on the shores of Tampa Bay in western Florida, Riverview is a great place to live. The city was ranked No. 67 on CNN/Money's 2012 list of America's Best Small Cities because of its booming housing market, small-town feel and numerous golf courses. Riverview's close proximity to Tampa allows the 73,000 local residents to take advantage of attractions and public services in the area's largest city. Search for Riverview apartments for rent and find a high quality of life on the shores of Tampa Bay.
Hillsborough County was first mapped by Spanish explorers in the early 1700s. Florida was granted statehood in 1845, but the city of Riverview was not established until a few decades later. Today, Riverview is a beautiful bedroom community for the city of Tampa. With safe streets, a diverse population, and exceptional outdoor activities, living in Riverview apartments allows families to enjoy beautiful weather and natural landscapes year round without the chaotic nature of some of the state's larger cities. Local residents enjoy the acclaimed Florida lifestyle without paying high living expenses. Riverview's cost of living index is 94.7, which is slightly below the United States average.
The Riverview Family Fall Festival helps residents ring in the holiday season with wholesome family activities. Riverview residents come together to enjoy events including a pumpkin patch, outdoor movie, and food vendors, and children are encouraged to dress in costume to receive treats from festival booths. The Winthrop Arts Festival showcases the work of 100 artists across different mediums. With musical entertainment provided by local schools and musicians, the festival aims to create a passionate arts environment in southwestern Florida. The Biker's Sunday Funday is another favorite event, inviting local adults to enjoy fantastic food, cold beer, and good times every Sunday throughout the year.
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