City Information: About
Welcome to River Falls, Wisconsin
River Falls is located 30 miles east of the Minneapolis / St. Paul area. The city has an estimated population of 15,000 people and approximately 6,400 college students. River Falls offers the best Wisconsin has to offer in scenic beauty, seasonal entertainment and hometown charm. There are unlimited opportunities to explore nature at the numerous parks, campgrounds, walking and biking trails. River Falls is home to the Kinnickinnic River, a superb Class I trout stream and there are six golf courses located within 15 minutes of the city. River Falls is also close to Willow River State Park and the St. Croix River.
River Falls values education and is home to the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and the Chippewa Valley Technical College. The River Falls Public School District consists of eight schools serving approximately 3,050 students.
River Falls is home to many different places of worship. The city has excellent health care services including the River Falls Area Hospital and Medical Clinic and River Falls Area Ambulance Service. There are superb public facilities including a recently built public library and senior high school. The city offers a growing industrial park and vibrant downtown area.
In October 2009, River Falls was chosen as the 10,001 - 20,000 population category champion and recognized for environmental awareness at the eighth annual America in Bloom Symposium and Awards Program. America in Bloom is a national campaign and contest that promotes enhancing communities through beautification.
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River Falls City Hall 222 Lewis Street