Riverby is on Farm Road 100 twenty miles northeast of Bonham and two miles south of the Red River in extreme northeastern Fannin County. It apparently developed around a school established for the children of tenants from the nearby Morgan and Goss plantations. By 1936, when the first population statistics for the community were reported, Riverby had twenty residents and one business. Its population remained the same, although it reported no businesses after the mid-1940s. From 1977 through 2000 Riverby reported a population of fifteen.

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Brian Hart | © TSHA

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Riverby is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

Riverby is classified as a Town


Latitude: 33.84426650
Longitude: -95.92969620

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


Population Count, 2014