1850s: First settlers arrived in the area, southwest of Ogden
4 March 1946: Incorporated as a city.
Riverdale City Hall
4600 South Weber River Drive
Biography & Genealogies
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers
- Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database
- Pioneers and prominent men of Utah: comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church 
- Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories
- Weber County DUP Biographies
Nearest cemeteries are located in Ogden and South Ogden.
Church History and Records
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Riverdale (Riverdale District 1860, 1877 as ward) (Weber Stake, later Lake View Stake) 
- Record of members, 1860-1908, 1877-1941
- Minutes of meetings, 1860-1908
- minutes of bishops' courts, 1960-1908
- Form E, 1907-1948 (annual genealogical report)
Emigration and Immigration
Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records, 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Riverdale.
See also: Biography
One major resource for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's Utah Digital Newspapers project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." Four newspapers from Weber County are included in this digital project, the Ogden Standard-Examiner predecessors, the Ogden Junction, Ogden Herald, and the Ogden Standard. Read more... about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.
- Ogden Standard Examiner Archives is available at Ancestry.com $ The data base is searchable from 1920 to 1977.
- History of Weber County Newspapers
- Newspapers Clippings
- Variety of Newspaper Articles
- Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927
- Old editions are also available on microfilm at the Weber County Library.
- Utah Department of Archives 1903 to 50 years ago (F)
Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.
Images of actual death certificates.
- Ancestry.com (F if through seleected Family History Centers) (FI$ if not through the Family History Centers)
Utah Death Index 1905-1951
Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.
- Webtree.com, listing individuals who born or died in Riverdale. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.