Lampasas County, Texas

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Lampasas County, Texas

Lampasas County is located in Central Texas on the edge of the Hill County. Land features the Colorado and Lampasas Rivers, cedars, oaks, and pecans. Local economy consists of Fort Hood, industrial plants, agribusiness, and tourism.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $1.2M
Lowest Price $252K
Highest Price $18.8M
Total Listings 91
Avg. Days On Market 42
Avg. Price/SQFT $467

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Where is Lampasas County, Texas

  • Lampasas County covers an area of 714 square miles near the center of Texas. The majority of Lampasas County is drained by the Lampasas River, which runs north to south in the eastern portion of the county. The remainder of the county is drained by the Colorado River, which forms the county's western border. There are several spring-fed creeks throughout the county. Four reservoirs are located near the town of Lampasas in the southwestern corner of the county, as well as various mineral springs along Sulphur and Burleson creeks.

  • Lampasas County is part of the Killeen–Temple, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Adjacent Counties 

  • Hamilton County (north)
  • Coryell County (northeast)
  • Bell County (southeast)
  • Burnet County (south)
  • San Saba County (west)
  • Mills County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in Lampasas County

  • Hancock Springs Pool is a free-flowing pool, meaning that the water comes in from the cold, artesian spring, fills the pool, and just keeps running out the other side into Sulfur Creek!  This keeps the water in the pool chilled at around 72 degrees. 
  • The world’s largest spur was created by Wayland Dobbs in Cherokee, the spur was erected in 2016. It weighs about 10,000 pounds and is comprised of steel, copper, and iron. The spur stands at 35-feet high, 20-feet wide, and was placed on a concrete slab weighing 40,000 pounds. The rowel is at the top of the spurs and is outlined with neon lights at night. The Guinness Book of World Records has verified that the spur is the largest in the world.

  • Lampasas County Museum job is to preserve, display, and share the unique history and culture of Lampasas County through a variety of exhibits that include ranching, home life, black-smithing, business, military, and schools. Special exhibits are presented at different times throughout the year.

Farming and Ranching in Lampasas County

  • Soils consist chiefly of shallow and sometimes stony clays and loams over a limestone base, with darker, richer soils in the lowland areas along the riverbeds. The primary natural resources are derived from the limestone and sandstone formations underlying these areas and include sand, gravel, crushed stone, and lime, with some coal, lignite, and clay in the western portion of the county.
  • Most of the county displays an assortment of scrub brush, grasses, and open stands of live oak, mesquite, and juniper, with some cacti growing in the west. Oak, elm, pecan, and willow trees also grow along the streams, particularly in the west along the Colorado River, and cedars can be found in some areas.
  • Rainfall averages approximately thirty inches a year, temperatures range from an average high of 96° F in July to an average low of 30° in January, and the growing season lasts approximately 225 days.
  • Lampasas County is also a Mecca for white-tail deer hunters. 

 

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