River Hills, Wisconsin is a picturesque village that you may not expect to find just minutes away from a metropolitan area. It is just 5.5 square miles...or 3,073 acres with a population as of 2005 of 1,625 people and 634 households. The village maintains the storybook atmosphere residents have come to love with a board president and six trustees. River Hills is ranked the number one most desirable community in which to live of 40 suburbs surrounding Milwaukee.
The elected officials look to the spirit and talents of the residents to volunteer their time to make the government run more effectively and efficiently. Their website offers a choice of membership on boards and committees to which residents may apply to help keep the Village running efficiently.
The Village is extremely environmentally conscience offering information on re-cycling, waste disposal and water pollution. Trash collection is contracted to an outside vendor. The village website illustrates the concern and caring that residents have for the environment...and keeping their storybook Village a good story with a the quality of life that anyone would be proud to call home.
The Village is served by the Glendale/River Hills School system which boasts a low 15.9:1 average student to teacher ratio and spends $6,237 per student with the US average being $5,678.
River Hills is home to the well known University School, welcoming students from ages 3 to 18. The school has been a hallmark of academic excellence and is focused on achieving 21st century excellence for all students in every phase of their education experience.
The River Hills Foundation is an organization vital to maintaining and elevating the quality of life in the Village. Contributions have provided everything from providing fire extinguishers to new Village residents to expanding the greening with additional trees planted and gardens expanded. The village charter does not allow commercial or industrial businesses within the village boundaries.
If this idyllic community appeals to you and you would can see yourself surrounded by the luscious landscaping and natural beauty of the area, call the Hansons. They will be happy to help you find a house that will be proud to call home.