San Saba County, Texas

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San Saba County, Texas

San Saba County is located in West Central Texas and features hilly, rolling terrain bisected by San Saba River and the Colorado River. Land consists of black, gray sandy loam, and alluvial soils. Also contains the northern tip of Lake Buchanan. Local economy is comprised of pecan processing plants, tourism, and hunting leases.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $4.8M
Lowest Price $370K
Highest Price $42.5M
Total Listings 27
Avg. Days On Market 147
Avg. Price/SQFT $417

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Where is San Saba County, Texas?

  • San Saba County is in Central Texas in the Llano Basin region. Its largest city and county seat, San Saba, is ninety miles northwest of Austin and 110 miles southwest of Waco. The geographic center of the county is at 31°10' north latitude and 99°41' west longitude. San Saba County covers 1,136 square miles and has an elevation of 1,100 to 1,800 feet.
  •  North of the San Saba River the terrain varies from steep to rolling. South of the river it varies from flat with deep local dissection to slightly hilly.

Adjacent Counties 

  • Mills County (north)
  • Lampasas County (east)
  • Burnet County (southeast)
  • Llano County (south)
  • Mason County (southwest)
  • McCulloch County (west)
  • Brown County (northwest)

Sites and Attractions in San Saba County

  • While in San Saba County be sure to visit Colorado Bend State Park. Marvel at the beauty of Gorman Falls, cool off in Spicewood Springs, fish or paddle the river, take a cave tour, and test your limits on 35 miles of hike and bike trails. Colorado Bend offers back-to-nature camping. Choose from drive-up sites, walk-in tent sites or primitive hike-in sites. The drive-up and hike-in sites have water in the area, but no hookups. Composting toilets are near the main camping area and at one trailhead. An open-air, rinse-off shower is near the campground.

  • The Regency Bridge, locally known as the "Swinging Bridge," is a one-lane suspension bridge over the Colorado River in Texas. It is located at the intersection of Mills County Road 433 and San Saba County Road 137, both gravel roads, near a small community called Regency. The bridge straddles the Colorado River between Mills and San Saba counties.


Farming and Ranching in San Saba County

  • Soil is composed of shallow, stony clays and sandy loam; vegetation consists primarily of oak, mesquite, and cedar, with occasional cacti and bluestem and gramma grasses. Pecan trees are also found in abundance along the Colorado and San Saba rivers. Primary streams include Richland, Wallace, Simpson, Rough, Wilbarger, Brady, and Cherokee creeks.
  • The temperature ranges from an average low of 34° F in January to an average high of 96° in July. Rainfall averages 26.19 inches, and the growing season is 227 days.
 

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