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The 2016 Estimated Resident Population for Riverhills is 4,176, with a population density of 19.21 persons per hectare.

Location and boundaries

Riverhills is bounded by Balaton Street, Buffalo Street and Horizon Drive in the north, Riverhills Road, Tobin Street, Lalina Street, Macfarlane Street, Sumners Road and Wacol Station Road in the east, Wolston Creek in the south, and the Brisbane River in the west.

Name origin

Riverhills was named to describe the area, with rivers and hills.

Settlement history

Development of the area dates primarily from the late 1950s, although growth was minimal until the 1970s. The population continued to increase from the early 1990s, a result of new dwellings being added to the area.

Land use

Riverhills is a predominantly residential area, with parklands in the south and west.

Major features

Major features of the area include various parklands.