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Hills, Iowa

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The location of Hills

Welcome to Hills ...

The city of Hills is located in Johnson County.

The location of Hills has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hills has a population of 809 people<2> (see below for details).

Hills is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Hills lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Hills is within the boundaries of the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Hills: 52235<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hills had a population of 703 people. This makes Hills the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Hills represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 376th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 703 people, the population of Hills increased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 679 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hills had an population of 809 people. This is an increase of 15.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.15% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hills.

Communities Also Named Hills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Hills - they are located in British Columbia, California, Georgia, Maryland (2), Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio (4), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania, Texas (2) and Utah.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Hills.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hills. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hills. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hills.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hills:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hills ...

Looking for more information about Hills? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Hills, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hills.

Communities near Hills ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the North (N) of Hills

Coralville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Hills

North Liberty   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Hills

Washington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hills

Located in Washington County

West Liberty   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Hills

Located in Muscatine County

Tiffin   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hills

Solon   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Hills

Kalona   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Hills

Located in Washington County

West Branch   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hills

Located in Cedar County

Wellman   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Hills

Located in Washington County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hills.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hills. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hills.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Hills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hills) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5561, Longitude: -91.5353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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