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Welcome to River Hills ...

The village of River Hills is located in Milwaukee County<1>.

The location of River Hills has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, River Hills has a population of 1,577 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of River Hills.

River Hills is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, River Hills had an population of 1,577 people. This is a decrease of 1.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, River Hills had a population of 1,597 people. This makes River Hills the county's 19th most populous community.

The population of River Hills represents 0.03% of the population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 543rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,597 people, the population of River Hills decreased 2.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,631 people).

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

Communities Also Named River Hills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named River Hills - they are located in Georgia, Manitoba, North Carolina (3), Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near River Hills ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near River Hills.

  • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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    • Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of River Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 589,067 people
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  • Waukesha [Waukesha County]
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    • Waukesha [Waukesha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of River Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 72,376 people
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  • West Allis [Milwaukee County]
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    • West Allis [Milwaukee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of River Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 59,748 people
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  • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County]
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    • Wauwatosa [Milwaukee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of River Hills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,084 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wauwatosa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Berlin [Waukesha County]
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      • New Berlin [Waukesha County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of River Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,812 people
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    • Brookfield [Waukesha County]
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      • Brookfield [Waukesha County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of River Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County]
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      • Menomonee Falls [Waukesha County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of River Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 38,243 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Menomonee Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Greenfield [Milwaukee County]
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      • Greenfield [Milwaukee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of River Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 37,183 people
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    • Mequon [Ozaukee County]
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      • Mequon [Ozaukee County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of River Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,765 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mequon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County]
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      • South Milwaukee [Milwaukee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of River Hills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,673 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around River Hills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for River Hills.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of River Hills. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around River Hills.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around River Hills. See our Newspapers Page for River Hills.

Adding River Hills to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of River Hills in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for River Hills was on a map titled Road Map for Wisconsin (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for River Hills on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Milwaukee County: www.co.milwaukee.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Milwaukee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for River Hills.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around River Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- River Hills) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for River Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from River HillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in River Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.1736, Longitude: -87.9351       In this case, the coordinates for River Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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