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offer to its residents, from a 226-acre golf
course to homes hard-wired for fiber-optic
and other broadband services – all within
a natural setting of hike and bike trails,
natural ponds, and parklands.
residents the best of country living with an
excellent school district. This sleepy, rural
community is also expanding, the result of
the tremendous growth in Williamson
County as a whole.
superb school system, and quality of life
are just a few of the reasons Round
Rock is so popular.
Located just 20 minutes northwest of
Austin, the Avery Ranch Golf Course
offers a variety of amenities, including a
15-acre driving range with chipping,
putting, and bunker practice areas. But
Avery Ranch is more than just a golfing
community, featuring distinctive features
for every type of family and interest.
The decision of the Lower Colorado River
Authority and the Brazos River Authority to
form the Brazos-Colorado Water Alliance
and construct a regional wastewater
treatment system in the Liberty Hill area is just
one sign of the city’s growth. Plans include
new sewer lines and a treatment plant to
serve existing homes and businesses as well
as new development in Liberty Hill.
Located about 15 miles west of
Georgetown and 33 miles northwest of
Austin, Liberty Hill sits between the north
and south forks of the San Gabriel River.
Homes in Liberty Hill start around the
$170s and typically have a bit of
acreage and Hill Country views, which
makes it a great place for people who
want that relaxed, country atmosphere.
The Round Rock Independent School
District has been named one of the
nation’s top school districts, with
multiple campuses that are named
national Blue Ribbon schools year after
year. Round Rock Medical Center,
located on FM 620, off IH- 35, provides
comprehensive health services to
residents of the expanding Williamson
County population. Services include
The Heart Center with express testing
and inpatient capacity of 107 beds
with private rooms, The Women’s
Center, and an emergency room.
The community of Avery Ranch has been
planned in such a way that the oak tree
lined streets meander through the
neighborhood; and trails connect to an
abundance of places for families to walk,
swim, or play, thus giving residents a
greater chance to get to know each other.
Avery Ranch is connected by miles of
paths and trails that will take residents
anywhere on the Ranch. The Regional
Hike and Bike Trail spans 180 acres with
access points throughout Cedar Park and
Round Rock, allowing children to bike to
school or to their friends’ homes in
connected neighborhoods without ever
having to cross a major street.
City of Round Rock
The Round Rock Express, a Triple-A minor
league team owned by Nolan Ryan and
the farm team for the Texas Rangers, also
calls Round Rock home, playing at the
Dell Diamond – one of the finest minor
league stadiums in the nation. Round
Rock Premium Outlets gives fashion-conscious shoppers their choice of
shopping, with more than 120 stores that
feature name-brand merchandise at
savings of 25 to 65 percent off regular
retail prices every day.
Chamber of Commerce
The home of Dell, Inc. and other
technology firms, affordable housing,
Rich in a history that includes Native
American tribes, cowboys, and even an
outlaw or two, Avery Ranch is poised to
bring the best the modern world has to
Avery Ranch is located within the award-
winning Leander and Round Rock
Independent School Districts, with several
schools located right in the neighborhood.
In addition to five community centers
totaling 17 acres of recreational family
fun within Avery Ranch, the City of Cedar
Park built an expansive 140-acre
community park complex adjacent to the
community. The main community center at
Avery Ranch has basketball, tennis and
swimming facilities, as well as an outdoor
amphitheater, and the Avery Ranch Golf
Course, was voted Best Overall Golf
Course by Avid Golfer magazine.
Designed by Andy Raugust, this
spectacular course features natural
limestone caverns, live oak tree, rolling
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