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The population of Shorewood Hills is approximately 1,680 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 664 (1990).

The amount of land area in Shorewood Hills is 2.09 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Shorewood Hills to Washington DC is 740 miles. The distance to the Wisconsin state capital is 2 miles. (as the crow flies)
Shorewood Hills is positioned 43.07 degrees north of the equator and 89.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Shorewood Hills location: on the shore of Lake Mendota and next to the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Shorewood Hills in in the Greater Madison, Wisconsin. area.

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The village was formed with the combining of two plats named College Hills and Shorewood. It was established on July 31, 1927. At the time the village was founded, the city of Madison was still some distance away. Later, especially after World War II, Madison has grown out and surrounded the village.
The founding of Shorewood Hills: 31 July 1927
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Frank Lloyd Wright was a Wisconsin native and grew up in Madison. He designednumerous buildings in the Madison area, of which two of the most famous are in theVillage of Shorewood Hills. The Pew House (3650 Lake Mendota Drive) was an earlyand outstanding example of Wright's Usonian style. The First Unitarian MeetingHouse at 900 University Bay Drive is one of Wright's most famous buildings.Opened in 1951, it has been designated by the American Institute of Architects asone of 17 Wright designs that best exemplifies his contributions to Americanarchitecture. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Wright himselfwas a member of the local Unitarian church when it was located downtown, andretained an interest in Unitarianism throughout his life.

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