Riverview is a town in
Brunswick, Canada located on
the south side of the Petitcodiac
River, opposite the much larger city of Moncton.
is located in Albert County, New Brunswick.
It has an area of and a population density
of . Riverview's slogan is "A great place to grow".
Riverview Fire Station
of the 2006 census
it had a
population of 17,832. Although this population is sufficient for
Riverview to petition the province to be reclassified as a city,
the municipal government has opted to remain as a town. This is
partly because New Brunswick requires that all cities be officially
. Riverview is 94% anglophone
, and there is resistance amongst
the populace to taking on this requirement. Riverview also is a
and has a limited
commercial and industrial tax base; these are additional obstacles
to attaining city status. Riverview continues to grow, however, and
with the addition of the new four-lane Gunningsville Bridge
connecting directly to Moncton's downtown, Riverview is likely to
remain New Brunswick's largest "town".
is connected to the rest of Greater Moncton (which is made up of
Riverview, Dieppe, and Moncton) by the three-lane Riverview Causeway
and by a new four-lane Gunningsville Bridge (opened in the fall of 2005).
The New Gunningsville Bridge
of an extension off the new bridge was finalized in late 2007 with
the purpose of easing congested traffic at the intersection.
- Byron Dobson Arena
- Riverview Town Hall and Library
- Moncton Golf and Country Club
- Dobson Trail
- NAV CANADA Moncton Area Control Centre
- All World Super Play Park
- Point Park
- Claude D. Taylor Elementary
- Frank L. Bowser Elementary
- Gunningsville Elementary
- Lower Coverdale Elementary
- West Riverview Elementary
- Riverview Middle School
- Riverview High
- C. A Pincombe and Helen Renouf, eds., A History of the
Town, Riverview: Amalgamating Bridgedale, Gunningsville, Riverview
Heights, Hantsport: Lancelot Press, 1986.