River Hills is a deed restricted, multi-village, controlled access community with 1162 single-family homes, common lands, surrounding an independently owned, private country club and golf course. The eastern side of the community is bordered by Hillsborough County purchased Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program (ELAPP) lands. The purpose of ELAPP lands is the conservation and protection of environmentally unique, irreplaceable and valued ecological resources.
River Hills was opened in 1988 by the developer, ARVIDA/JMB Partners.
The community consists of the following villages: