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Williamson County, Texas

Williamson County is located in Central Texas near Austin with level to rolling terrain. Land features mostly blackland soil, some loam and sand that is drained by San Gabriel River, Granger Lake, and Lake Georgetown. Local economy consists agribusinesses, varied manufacturing, education center, government services and is part of the Austin metro area.

Land and Ranch Market Snapshot

Average Price $4M
Lowest Price $299K
Highest Price $41M
Total Listings 396
Avg. Days On Market 85
Avg. Price/SQFT $10K

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Where is Williamson County, Texas?

  • Williamson County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 422,679. Its county seat is Georgetown. The county is named for Robert McAlpin Williamson (1804–1859), a community leader and a veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto.

  •  Williamson County is part of the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown metropolitan statistical area. It was included with Austin in the Best Cities to Live in for 2009 by the Milken Institute. It is on both the Edwards Plateau to the west, rocky terrain and hills, and Texas Blackland Prairies in the east, rich, fertile farming land. The two areas are roughly bisected by Interstate 35.

Adjacent Counties

  • Bell County (north)
  • Milam County (east)
  • Lee County (southeast)
  • Bastrop County (southeast)
  • Travis County (south)
  • Burnet County (west)

Sites and Attractions in Williamson County

  • Inner Space Cavern (Also known as Laubach Cave) is a karst cave located in Georgetown, Texas. The cavern was formed by water passing through Edwards limestone. The cavern is estimated to be around 20-25 million years old but were only open to the surface since the late Pleistocene period 14,000–45,000 years ago.

  • Lake Georgetown is a reservoir on the north fork of the San Gabriel River in central Texas in the United States. The dam was officially completed on October 5, 1979 and serves to provide flood control for the community of Georgetown. Lake Georgetown is also a source of drinking water for Georgetown and the nearby city of Round Rock. The lake is also a popular recreational destination.

  • Cedar Breaks Park sits on the south side of Georgetown Lake in the Hill Country of Texas, about 25 miles north of Austin. Boating is the most popular way to enjoy the lake, and a boat ramp is provided for guests. Fishing is excellent in the area, and the lake contains Black bass, White bass, Hybrid stripers, White crappie, Channel catfish and Flathead catfish, but its most known for its abundance of Smallmouth bass. The San Gabriel River Trail is a 26 mile rugged trail winding through dense juniper forest, hardwood bottomlands and prairie grasslands.

Farming and Ranching in Williamson County 

  • Williamson County ranks 3rd best out of all the Counties in Texas for corn production. Farmers in Williamson are producing over $77,000,000 in corn alone annually. The total value of all Agricultural products sold is $129,648,000 annually.  
  •  About 30 percent of the land is prime farmland. Mineral resources include dolomite, limestone, sand, gravel, oil, and gas. Among other minerals that play a part in the county economy, limestone is produced as crushed limestone, dimension limestone, fieldstone limestone, and pulverant limestone; sand and gravel are also marketed.
  • Temperatures in the area range from an average high of 96° F in July to an average low of 36° in January. Rainfall averages thirty-four inches a year, and the growing season averages 258 days annually.

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