A Great Place to Call Home
The City of Leander, located 30 miles north of Downtown Austin, offers Texas Hill Country living near the Austin metropolitan area. Scenic landscapes, abundant wildlife and waterways are common sights enjoyed by Leander residents and visitors.
Quality of life is very good in Leander and one of the many reasons people relocate here.
- Leander is currently the 4th fastest growing city in the State.
- “Recently awarded the 8th safest city in Texas, Leander is the highest-ranked city for safety in the Austin Metro area. See report“
- Access to the Hill Country and proximity to Austin creates many opportunities for artistic, entertainment, and recreational pursuits.
- “The Leander Independent School District, the tenth fastest-growing district in the U.S., has an excellent academic reputation. See report“
- The University of Texas and Austin Community College are the two largest (out of seven) institutions of higher education in the region.
- Leander is also served by a growing number of medical centers including Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Baylor Scott & White, St. David’s Round Rock, Georgetown Medical Center, and North Austin Medical Center.
Real Estate Market Data
The data used in these reports come from the Texas REALTOR® Data Relevance Project, a partnership among Texas REALTORS® and local REALTOR® associations throughout the state. Analysis provided through a research agreement with the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University
2019 Leander Market Statistics
Months of Inventory
1.9 Months (Seller’s Market)
Less than six months = Seller’s Market | More than six months = Buyer’s Market
Days on Market
Days to Close
Area Codes: 512 & 737
Mayor: Troy Hill
512.930.3640 Pedernales Electric • https://www.pec.coop/your-service/
512.930.3640 City of Leander • https://www.leandertx.gov/utilities/page/billing
888.286.6700 Atmos Energy • https://atmosenergy.com/
512.259.1142 City of Leander & ACDS • https://www.leandertx.gov/utilities/page/new-service
800.288.2020 AT&T/DirecTV • https://www.att.com/
855.885.7714 Spectrum • https://official.spectrum.com/
877.694.9474 Suddenlink • https://www.suddenlink.com/
855.707.2579 Dish Network • http://dish.com/
512.257.1077 Western Broadband • http://www.westernbroadband.com/
Leander Texas Web Page
512.528.2700 • https://www.leandertx.gov/
Chamber of Commerce
512.259.1907 • https://www.leandercc.org/
Leander Independent School District
“Leander ISD teachers and support staff focus on engaging and inspiring students for achievement and lifelong success. We are a fast-growth district, adding more than 1,000 students every year, serving families in seven different municipalities. Our Guiding Documents — the Learning Model, 10 Ethical Principles, the Graduate Profile — are the foundation of who we are and ensure that we maintain an outstanding, inclusive learning environment for all students.
LISD educates more than 43,000 students at its 43 campuses. The district encompasses nearly 200 square miles.”
Harbor Leadership Academy
“Harbor Leadership Academy is an independent, specialized school located in the Northwest Suburbs of Austin Texas. Our program is ideal for students with mild to moderate learning disabilities, dyslexia, and or attention deficit disorder, with or without hyperactivity (ADD or ADHD). We design personalized education for every student for grades Pre-K through 12th grade. We have a very low teacher-to-pupil ratio and use direct and explicit instruction with multisensory learning techniques. This creates an environment that provides a higher rate of individual attention than what is typically found in more traditional settings.”
Summit Christian Academy
“Summit Christian Academy is an independent, non-denominational, college preparatory school dedicated to the highest academic standards taught through a biblical worldview in order to equip its students to impact the world through the power of Jesus Christ. We focus on strong core subjects along with our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) initiative to equip our students with the academic tools necessary to be successful in their future vocations.”
Priority Charter Schools
“Priority Charter Schools is an open-enrollment charter school district. As such, all PCS campuses are free public schools that have the flexibility to adapt to the educational needs of individual students. PCS serves a wide range of students that extend from gifted and talented, to students who need additional support to get to grade level. That is why PCS is different from the one-size-fits-all traditional public school.”
Founders Classical Academy of Leander
“The mission of Founders Classical Academy is to train the minds and improve the hearts of young men and women through a rigorous, classical education in the liberal arts and sciences, with instruction in good character and civic virtue.”
Harmony School of Endeavor
“Harmony School of Endeavor – Austin is a PreK – 12th public charter school providing a high-quality education option for students in the surrounding areas. Our school is a part of the state-wide Harmony Public Schools system.
Harmony Public Schools is a system of 57 Texas public charter schools that provides rigorous, high-quality education focused on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.”
Annunciation Maternity Home
“Annunciation Maternity Home is the only Nationally Accredited maternity home in Texas licensed to provide free services to young women who are experiencing an unplanned pregnancy.”
ACC – San Gabriel Campus
“San Gabriel is one of the newest additions to Austin Community College. The campus rests on 100 acres in Leander, one of the fastest growing cities in Texas. There’s a river nearby and plenty of greenbelt. You can enjoy the view from a 3,900-square-foot rooftop terrace.
Course offerings at San Gabriel are perfect for those interested in transferring to a university, obtaining an associate degree, or completing career-technical training. This campus has the faculty, staff, and resources to help you achieve your goals, whatever they may be.
In addition to a library and comfy common areas for studying and socializing, San Gabriel features the ACCelerator. This interactive learning environment provides students access to innovative classes, computers, free tutoring services, career counseling, and more.
Find out what classes are offered on this campus. View Course Schedule under “Campuses”.”
449 San Gabriel Campus DR, Leander, TX 78641
512.223.2500 • https://www.austincc.edu/campuses/san-gabriel-campus • Map
Healthcare and Community Services
Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
“Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is your community healthcare provider; a 108-bed facility with complete inpatient, outpatient, surgical, and emergency care. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We’re more than 600 healthcare professionals strong. We are a Joint Commission-accredited facility that is a Primary Stroke Center and also includes a Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit… And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and families in the community we call home.”
Cedar Park Regional Emergency Center – Leander
“Emergency care closer to home is now in Leander! Cedar Park Regional Medical Center (CPRMC) has opened the city’s first freestanding Emergency Center located at 1751 Crystal Falls Parkway (at Lakeline Boulevard).”
1751 Crystal Falls Parkway, Leander, TX 78641
512.528.7000 • https://www.cedarparkregional.com/cedar-park-emergency-center-leander • Map
St. David’s Emergency Center – Leander
“Physicians and nurses at our freestanding emergency room (ER) in Leander, Texas, provide 24/7 emergency care. We work closely with local transportation providers to deliver convenient and quick treatment.
Our ER has 12 multipurpose exam rooms, including one trauma room. The facility is a Hypothermia Center of Excellence. This means we can provide therapeutic hypothermia treatment for heart attack patients. We also have an on-site diagnostic lab and imaging services. These facilities are staffed by board-certified physicians and trauma-certified registered nurses.
The emergency medical team can treat all serious symptoms and conditions, including:
- Abdominal pain
- Chest pain
- Difficulty breathing
- Fractures and sprains
- Severe burns
- Snake bites
- Stroke symptoms
- Traumatic injuries”
601 St. David’s Loop, Leander, TX 78641
737.757.1700 • https://stdavids.com/locations/st-davids-emergency-center-leander/ • Map
St. David’s Georgetown Hospital
“St. David’s Georgetown Hospital is part of St. David’s HealthCare—one of the largest health systems in Texas. Patients who choose us for their care benefit from a wide range of specialty services, including 24-hour emergency care, a Level IV Trauma Center, Neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and an accredited Chest Pain Center.
Additionally, our hospital has also received an “A” from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grades. The designation recognizes our efforts to safeguard patients and provide high-quality healthcare.”
2000 Scenic DR, Georgetown, TX 78626
512.943.3000 • https://stdavids.com/locations/st-davids-georgetown-hospital • Map
Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute (Psychiatric Programs & Substance Abuse)
“Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute (GBHI) is a 118-bed acute care psychiatric hospital offering comprehensive mental healthcare programs and services in Georgetown for adults, teens, and seniors. In addition to offering inpatient acute care services, we provide outpatient programs that help support patients as they discharge or as an alternative to hospitalization. Our hospital provides a safe environment staffed by caring and highly educated professionals where we support a person-centered treatment program that promotes stabilization and healing.”
Rock Springs Hospital (Psychiatric Programs & Substance Abuse)
“It takes courage to ask for help.
We’re here to support you on your journey to recovery and wellness, wherever you may be along that journey. Our team of physicians, therapists and clinicians will work together to provide the mental health services best suited to meet your specific needs and goals — today and in the future.
Nearly everyone has some experience with mental illness. Whether you’re seeking treatment for yourself or someone you love, we offer help and hope.
Substance Abuse Programs
Whether you or someone you love struggles with substance abuse, treatment can be life-changing. And life-saving.
Substance abuse is a difficult and dangerous illness that affects millions in the United States – not only people who are addicted but also their family and friends. Every story of substance abuse is different. So, each individual’s addiction treatment should be different, too.
At our Austin, TX-area facilities, you’ll be treated as a person, not an addict. We offer medically supervised detox to help you get off drugs or alcohol, and both inpatient and outpatient therapy to help you stay sober. Our beautiful facilities provide a safe and welcoming environment where you can focus on recovery. If you choose treatment with us, you’ll work with a team of physicians, therapists, clinicians, and other specialists who will create a treatment plan specific to your needs and goals.”
First 3 Years
“Mission Statement: We educate, advocate, and collaborate to advance the healthy development of infants, toddlers, and their families.”
972.310.4097 • https://first3yearstx.org/austin-chapter-meetings/
Texas Health and Human Services
“From the headquarters in Austin to eligibility offices in the Rio Grande Valley to laboratories in the Panhandle, Health and Human Services employees are there to respond to the needs of Texans.
The professionals that staff health and human services agencies across the state are ready and willing to assist people who need services, contractors who provide them and anyone with questions about the services we provide. While the headquarters offices are located in Austin, there are offices across the state that serve Texans.”
Phone: Dial “211” • http://hhs.texas.gov/
Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
“The Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) works with communities to promote safe and healthy families and protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. We do this through investigations, services and referrals, and prevention programs.
DFPS has five major programs that do this important work:
Adult Protective Services • Protects the elderly and people with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation through investigations and services.
Child Protective Services • Protects children from abuse and neglect through services, foster care, and adoption.
Child Protective Investigations • Investigates reports of child abuse or neglect to determine if any child in the family has been abused or neglected. If the children aren’t safe, the investigator starts protective services.
Prevention and Early Intervention • Manages community-based programs that prevent juvenile delinquency and child abuse and neglect.
Statewide Intake • Takes reports of abuse, neglect, and exploitation from across the state through its Texas Abuse Hotline (1-800-252-5400) and through the website TxAbuseHotline.org 24-hours a day, every day of the year.
Call the Texas Abuse Hotline if you suspect that a child or adult who is elderly or has disabilities is being abused, neglected, or exploited.
800-252-5400 • http://www.dfps.state.tx.us/
Can be found on our related blog post under Williamson County.
Arts, Sports, and Recreation
Benbrook Ranch Park and Disc Golf Course
“Benbrook Ranch Park features two Little League Baseball fields, one Adult Baseball field, four batting cages, pavilion (available for rent), hike and bike trails, skate park, disc golf course, playscape, drinking fountain, BBQ grills, and restrooms.
Benbrook Ranch Park spans 46.5 acres and is located at the corner of Bagdad Road and Halsey Drive approximately one mile north of Hero Way West.”
1100 Halsey Dr, Leander, TX 78641
Devine Lake Park
“Devine Lake Park is a 45.5-acre regional park with open space areas for recreation. Allowed lake activities include fishing, non-motorized boating and wildlife observation. Trolling motors are not permitted.
Vehicles may enter the park from Waterfall Avenue in the North Creek subdivision. The entrance road leads to a 110-space parking area with four ADA-accessible spaces.
Devine Lake Park has a group pavilion (available for rentals), picnic area, playscape, trails, BBQ grill, drinking fountain, fishing lake and restrooms.”
1807 Waterfall DR, Leander, TX 78641
“Just to the east of Leander on RM2243, Garey Park is primed to be Georgetown’s flagship park and a destination that will offer a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. Nestled along the South San Gabriel River, the 525-acre ranch was donated by Jack and Cammy Garey in 2004.
Amenities at the park include a playground, a splash pad, a dog park, an equestrian arena, fishing ponds, the Garey House event facility, pavilions, picnic shelters, and more than 7 miles of hiking and equestrian trails.”
Mason Creek Park
“This charming neighborhood park is nestled in the Mason Creek North subdivision. Amenities include a playscape, trail, water fountain, and picnic tables for small gatherings.”
801 Eagles Way, Leander, TX 78641
“Amenities include a large pavilion with restroom facilities, splash pad, playground, dog park, fishing pier, lakeside pavilions, vehicle parking areas, trails, skate park, basketball and volleyball courts, and kayak rentals.
Lakewood Park and its amenities will be open to the public from dawn to dusk.
Lakewood Splash Park
The Lakewood Splash Park will be open from the first weekend in April to the last weekend in October. Time blocks for play are:
8:00am – 10:30am, 11:00am – 1:30pm, 2:00pm – 4:30pm, 5:00pm – 7:30pm
In order to allow for social distancing, attendance limits have been placed on weekend time blocks and visitors will need to reserve your time block of play by registering online.
Lakewood Kayak Launch
Non-motorized boats are welcome to use Lakewood Lake and the kayak launch during the park’s normal operating hours between the hours of dawn to dusk.
Two-person kayaks, stand up paddle boards, life jackets, and oars are available for rent through PaddleEZ. Rental rate for kayaks and paddle boards are $18.00/hour.
History of the Park
In 2015, with support from Texas Parks and Wildlife and the Williamson County Park Foundation, the city acquired 125 acres for the development of Lakewood Park located east of 183A Toll and south of Crystal Falls Parkway near the Crystal Springs, Cold Springs and Hazlewood residential subdivisions in Leander.”
2040 Artesian Springs Crossing, Leander, TX 78641
“Leander’s own meeting place with history! Perfect indoor facility for meetings, weddings, family reunions, retreats, adult birthday parties, and anniversary parties.
The Mason Homestead is an 1860s-era restored farm house in the heart of Leander. The property was part of a 300-acre tract that was given to Charles C. Mason by his father shortly after the Civil War ended in 1865. In 2005 the 3½ acre Homestead was given to the City by Charles Mason’s granddaughter, Christine Mason. Prior to City ownership the property was designated as a Texas Century Farm.”
1101 S Bagdad RD, Leander, TX 78641
Northcreek Ranch Park
Northcreek Ranch Park
Robin Bledsoe Park
“This park has it all! Robin Bledsoe Park is a 16-acre park that offers lighted multipurpose synthetic fields, a playscape, swimming pool, splash pad, pavilion (available for rental), BBQ grill, concessions, restrooms, lighted outdoor basketball court, amphitheater, drinking fountain, and walking trail.”
601 S Bagdad RD, Leander, TX 78641
Robin Bledsoe Pool & Splash Pad
“The Junior Olympic-size pool features a gradual slope from 3 feet in the shallow end to 12 feet in the well under the diving board. The pool area also includes shade structures, deck chairs, and four umbrella covered picnic tables. Handicap pool lift available upon request.”
601 S Bagdad RD, Leander, TX 78641
Sarita Valley Greenbelt
“The Sarita Valley Greenbelt is the first segment of the Main Branch Brushy Creek Trail identified in the Leander Parks, Recreation & Open Space Master Plan. The Main Branch Trail begins at the convergence of the North and South Branches of Brushy Creek (between Mel Mathis Boulevard and Highway 183A) and runs southeasterly to the southern city limits of Leander.
When complete, it will provide almost 6 miles of multi-use trail linking neighborhoods, schools and commercial areas. Twenty-one acres have been dedicated by the Sarita Valley developer, Riverside Resources, and approximately 4/10th of the trail has been built. Ultimately, 3,600 linear feet of trail and a trailhead off of Reagan Boulevard will be constructed within the Sarita Valley Greenbelt when additional phases of development are initiated.”
“Located just north of Leander Public Library and the Mason Homestead on Bagdad Road in Leander, Veterans Park is 3.3 acres of city-owned parkland developed in recognition of all U.S. military service members.”
Texas Farmer’s Market (Lakeline)
“We run producer-only farmers’ markets which means that every farmer, rancher, or agricultural producer at our markets have been inspected by our team to make sure they are growing what they are selling, using sustainable practices, and treating their animals humanely.”
Wolf Ranch Farmer’s Market
“The weekly Saturday morning farmers market at Wolf Ranch Town Center in Georgetown. WRFM Community LLC was established in Williamson County Texas to provide a market for our local farmers and food producers. Held on Saturday mornings.
Thirsty Mule Winery and Vineyard
“We feature our own exclusive wines made and produced from Texas and California grapes at the right stage of ripeness, aged to perfection, and bottled in limited lots. We carry a range of wines from light to intense, soft to powerful, whites, sweets, and reds, all fascinating, noteworthy, and award-winning. Our wines are made at our Winery in beautiful Liberty Hill, Texas.”
“At Georgetown Winery, we only feature our own exclusive wines made and produced from Texas and California grapes at the right stage of ripeness, aged to perfection and bottled in limited lots. We carry a range of wines from light to intense, soft to powerful, whites, sweets, and reds, all fascinating, noteworthy, and award-winning. Our wines are made at our 2nd Winery in Liberty Hill Texas at the Thirsty Mule Winery.”
The Vineyard at Florence
Food & Drink
“Italian inspired with a Texas twist. An ever-changing menu based on fresh, regional and seasonal ingredients. Perfectly matched with the best wines of Texas and from further afield.”
“Seamless service, unique locations, mouth-watering food and wine, creating everlasting memories.”
A Real Working Winery
“A working Winery, imagine an exceptional event between the barrels, join the Wine Club, and experience never-ending happiness.”
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