Round Rock is one of the fastest growing cities in Texas. Although it is quickly becoming a major center for economic development in Central Texas, the city works hard to maintain a high quality of life. The city is known for its award winning master plan, park system, and its school district.
Round Rock has been ranked as the safest city
in Texas for two years in a row and the 13th safest city in the U.S.,
according to a national survey of crime statistics of cities with a
population of 75,000 or more.
It is home to the #1 ballpark, Dell Diamond, in the country according to the Fifth Annual Minor League News
rankings. The ballpark is home to the Round Rock Express the Triple A affiliate of the Houston Astros.
ROUND ROCK LOCATION and FACTS
-- In 1851 a small community, Brushy Creek, was formed on the banks of Brushy Creek, near a large round rock. It was renamed Round Rock in 1854. It is located 17 miles north of Austin and 10 miles south of Georgetown.
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OUT & ABOUT IN ROUND ROCK
Round Rock Express
Clay Madsen Recreation Center
Lake Creek swimming pool
Austin Ice Bats Hockey
Chaparral Ice Center Austin
Fast Eddie's Round Rock
Inner Space Caverns
Lake Creek Municipal Pool
Micki Krebsbach Pool
Paintball Challenge Park
Putt N Funn Zone - A Family Fun Center
Rock'n River Family Aquatic Center
Round Rock Express Baseball
Round Rock Ghost Tours
Round Rock Memorial Park
Round Rock Parks and Recreation
Round Rock Premium Outlet Cinemark Movie Theatres
RV Park in Old Settlers Park
Sam Bass Community Theatre
Chola Indian Restaurant
Double Dave's Pizza
Fire Bowl Cafe
Gumbo's Louisiana Style Cafe
Junior's Grill and Icehouse
Little Red Wagon Hamburgers
Lone Star Bakery and Round Rock Donuts
Louisiana Longhorn Cafe
River City Grille
Saltgrass Steak House
Zorba Greek Restaurant
Forest Creek Golf Club
Avery Ranch Golf Club
Blackhawk Golf Club
The Golf Club at Star Ranch
Legacy Hills Golf Club
White Wing Golf Club
The Round Rock Express promotes America's national pastime in a safe, fun, and friendly atmosphere that allows fans and players to enjoy the game.
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Round Rock ISD
Round Rock has an award winning school district. Students identified as the most at-risk for not graduating are
encouraged to participate in the New Directions—New Horizons Program,
where students learn valuable skills to assist them in life success.
The students can study, visit diverse work environments, and improve
their financial literacy. In addition, students tour corporations,
businesses and college campuses, demonstrating the firm support of the
Round Rock community.
So, how did Round Rock get its name?
In 1851 a small community was formed on the banks of Brushy Creek, near
a large round rock located in the middle of the creek. This round rock
marked a convenient low-water crossing for wagons, horses and cattle. The "round rock" is located near Chisholm Trail Street in the middle of Brushy Creek. The town was first named Brushy Creek then renamed Round Rock in 1854. Please click the image (this image and the one above provided Larry D. Moore) to see a larger view.
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