Population 2,447

Altitude 967


Established in 1848, the picturesque village today is a resort and retirement area on R.M. 12 in beautifully Central Texas Hill Country north of San Marcos. Visitors are entranced by cool, shady pools beneath towering cypress trees, frothy cascades on Blanco River, and sparkling Cypress Creek, green meadows and majestic hills; abundant white-tailed deer, Recreational communities, vacation resorts and youth camps dot the area. climbing, hiking, fishing, swimming, boating, golf, tennis, arts and crafts, and camping are popular activities. Many artists and authors make their homes here.

Located twelve miles north on R.M. 12 is Billie Bob's Knob, an unusual shop with 12 display rooms featuring arts, country crafts and out-of-the-ordinary merchandise.


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