|County||El Dorado County|
|Elevation||3,238 ft (987 m)|
|Official name: Moore's (Riverton)-Overland Pony Express route in California|
Riverton (formerly, Moore's Station and Moores) is a small unincorporated community in El Dorado County, California. It is located on the South Fork of the American River 8.5 miles (14 km) west of Kyburz, at an elevation of 3238 feet (987 m). 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. A post office operated at Riverton from 1893 to 1898. The community is now registered as California Historical Landmark #705.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Riverton, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 546. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
- "Moore (Riverton)". Office of Historic Preservation, California State Parks. Retrieved 2012-10-07.
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