Riverton, West Virginia

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Unincorporated community
Riverton is located in West Virginia
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 38°44′38″N 79°26′9″W / 38.74389°N 79.43583°W / 38.74389; -79.43583Coordinates: 38°44′38″N 79°26′9″W / 38.74389°N 79.43583°W / 38.74389; -79.43583
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Pendleton
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1555491[1]

Riverton is an unincorporated community on the North Fork South Branch Potomac River in Pendleton County, West Virginia, USA. Riverton lies along U.S. Highway 33/West Virginia Route 28 in the Monongahela National Forest.


This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Riverton has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.[2]