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About Hill Country | Central Texas

Central Texas and the Hill Country is a diverse geographical area whose eastern boundary is roughly described by the Balcones Escarpment, and the Interstate 35 from San Antonio north to beyond Waco, Texas. Thirty-eight counties make up central Texas.

The Balcones Escarpment is characterized by limestone hills and some granite outcroppings, making for a rugged and beautiful landscape.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot
Total Listings 1,548
Average Price $1,953,043
Highest Price $25,000,000
Lowest Price $500,000

Central Texas and Hill Country Land Listings

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Central Texas and Hill Country Land Listings

1,548 Properties Found. Page 1 of 129.
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137 Fm 473, Comfort

$699,000

MLS® # 1468320

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40 Acres Interstate 10, Boerne

$3,089,000

MLS® # 1417866

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16.6 Acres Fm 289, Boerne

$1,010,000

MLS® # 1417788

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16.6 Acres Fm 289, Boerne

$1,010,000 - 7,323,096 Sf

MLS® # 1416199

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40 Acres Interstate 10, Boerne

$3,089,000 - 1,742,400 Sf

MLS® # 1416186

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Tbd 235 Ac Ranch Road 2233, Sunrise Beach

$2,350,000

MLS® # 418909

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1718 Sh-21 Highway, Cedar Creek

$950,000

MLS® # 7004854

Kuper Sotheby's Itl Rlty
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17827 Fm 963, Bertram

$525,000 - 3 Beds, 2 Baths, 2,188 Sf

MLS® # 8724407

360 Properties, LLC
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169 Silver Hills Road, Kerrville

$999,000

MLS® # 101641

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801 Amber Oaks, Burnet

$639,900 - 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,907 Sf

MLS® # 8527392

Keller Williams Realty
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339 Jenschke Lane, Fredericksburg

$4,250,000 - 2 Beds, 1 Baths, 2,333 Sf

MLS® # 9989891

King Land & Water, LLC
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1401 Blackjack Street, Lockhart

$1,355,500

MLS® # 7898658

Mcnabb & Co. Real Estate Serv


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Central Texas & Hill Country Land For Sale

Central Texas is a large geographical region within the state of Texas. The core of central Texas includes the cities of Austin, Round Rock, and Temple. More broadly, Central Texas incorporates some 38 counties and part of Texas Hill Country to the west.

What is Texas Hill Country?

Texas Hill Country is a hilly, transitional area between Texas' southeastern lowlands, and the plains of the Edwards Plateau in the north and west.

The bulk of Texas Hill Country lies within the area outlined by Junction, Del Rio, San Antonio, and Austin.

The Highest Point in Texas Hill Country

The highest point in Texas Hill Country is an unnamed high point located in Kimble County. The peak is roughly 2,460 feet high, rising gradually from the surrounding land. The highpoint is 30 minutes northwest of the county seat of Junction, following the Interstate 10 west and then Farm Road 1674 north. The peak is also roughly 70 miles west of Austin, Texas. 

Is Austin in Texas Hill Country?

The city of Austin lies at the eastern edge of Texas Hill Country. The Austin Metro is considered a major urban area within Texas Hill Country. 

Things to do in Central Texas and the Hill Country

  • Scenic Drives - Try Highways 16 and 55, or Farm Road 337
  • Wildflower Viewing - Especially the famous bluebonnets
  • Swimming - Visit one of the many swimming holes, rivers, or springs for a refreshing dip
  • Stargazing - Take a drive where the lights are low
  • BBQs and Live Music - There are many local venues for watching musicians and grabbing a bite to eat

Texas Hill Country - Water Info

The Texas Hill Country is known for its relatively abundant freshwater and green hills. Much of this water comes from underground aquifers which require careful management

Furthermore, because of the geological makeup of the Hill Country region, the groundwater drawn here tends to be some of the hardest in the country. You can learn more about hard water in the Texas Hill Country here

Central Texas and Hill Country Farms, Land & Ranches For Sale

Live water river on a ranch in central Texas Hill Country

Given the transitional nature of the area, land types and uses are varied, presenting a range of opportunities.

Recreational opportunities abound, from fishing, rafting, and swimming, to simple sightseeing to enjoy the beautiful surroundings and wildlife.

Plains to the north and south support large scale ranching operations, while more niche farming flourishes throughout, including orchards, flowers, and herbs.

The proximity to major urban centers, tourism, and abundance of live water rivers make this area an especially exciting prospect.


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