United States Cities Beginning with Letter R

Below please find the alphabetical list of U.S. cities that start with letter R. You may notice that some cities share exactly the same name but located within different states. For detail, please click on the link below to see zip codes of each city beginning with R. See Countryaah for list of countries beginning with letter R.

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Riverside (California)

Riverside is the sixty-first largest city in the United States, the twelfth in California.


Founded in 1870 by a group from the eastern United States who wanted to establish a colony dedicated to education and culture, the city is named after the nearby Santa Ana River, and is the birthplace of California’s citrus industry.. Built on what, originally, had been a Spanish ranch. The first golf and polo courses in Southern California were built in Riverside. There they were planted in 1871 the first orange trees for which the city is famous. It is the sixty-first largest city in the United States, the twelfth in California, the first in the Inland Empire region and the fourth in the interior of California, it has the fourteenth largest metropolitan area in the nation, and is also part of the second combined area largest statistic in the country. The population exceeds 320,000 residents. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. Real estate prices in Riverside are significantly lower than those in the adjoining counties. This has led to stable growth. This has contributed to the heavy traffic that is made up of residents commuting to their work centers in Orange County and Los Angeles.. It is home to La Sierra University, California Baptist College, and the University of California, Riverside, which has a citrus experiment station and a salinity laboratory. Also in the city is Riverside International Raceway, a racetrack that hosted national and international motor racing races.


The Riverside Public Education System serves all K – 12 students, in addition to other educational resources in the city such as the California School for the Deaf that serves children from preschool through 12th grade, there is also Notre Dame High School and Riverside Christian Schools that are of religious affiliation and private institutions. Riverside locals have many options for higher education. The 161 -feet Carillon Tower marks the location of one of California’s most progressive universities. UC Riverside is not only a prestigious research center, it is one of the smallest and most personalized of all the schools in the UC system. In the city is the San Bernardino campus of California State University. The facility is located at the base of the San Bernardino mountain range. The university offers a wide variety of course studies to complete a student’s education. Riverside Community College, Cal Baptist College, and La Sierra University also offer significant higher education options.


Geographic information about the city of Riverside:

  • Riverside Geographic Coordinate System:
  • Latitude: 33. 9381, Length: – 117. 393 33 ° 56 ‘ 17 ? North, 117 ° 23 ‘ 35 ? West
  • Riverside Area: 21. 0 20 hectares 210, 20 square kilometers (81, 16 sq mi)
  • Riverside Altitude: 273 m
  • Climate Riverside: Climate Mediterranean


Information about the residents and the population of Riverside:

  • Riverside Population: 303. 871 residents
  • Riverside Population Density: 1. 445, 6 / km


Summer temperatures rise quite high, but humidity is low. The average in July days is 85 degrees. The 100- degree heat wave occasionally hits, reminding locals of its proximity to the desert.
In winter freezing rarely hits, and most days hover in the 60 degree range.
Most of the precipitation falls during the winter months, forcing residents to carry umbrellas at this time of year. Snow falls only on the surrounding mountain ranges.
Riverside’s winter weather compares to summer in many other places, and residents rarely have a reason to complain.
Spring comes early in winter heels, and it lingers longer than any other time of the year.
Riverside locals regularly wake up to sunny skies and warm temperatures, and can spend the entire day in short sleeves and sunglasses.

Nearby cities and towns

  • Jurupa Valley 10. 2 km
  • Terrace 12. 7 km
  • Norco 14. 8 km
  • Eastvale 16 km
  • Moreno Valley 17. 4 km
  • Loma Linda 17. 7 km
  • Crown 17. 9 km
  • Rialto 19. 3 km

Riverside Hotels

  • Hotel Arlington Inn
  • Thunderbird Lodge Hotel
  • Hotel Skylark Motel
  • Hotel Americas Best Value Inn Riverside
  • Hotel Budget Inn Riverside
  • Riverside Hotel