L E A N D E R
Leander lies near the edge of Texas Hill Country and has an excellent school system, affordable living, progressive government, and a close proximity to some of Austin's best and largest employers. With its proximity to beautiful lakes, rolling hills, and a stunning municipal golf course, Leander offers an exciting life with many recreational possibilities. With all of its valuable amenities, Leander is a premiere place to live in Central Texas.
Leander has a variety of housing from homes for the first time buyer to executive homes. It is an attractive option for commuters who want to work in Austin or Round Rock but want a small town environment.
With its location, residents are very close to all the Texas Hill Country has to offer and the Highland Lakes so there are unlimited activities.
LEANDER LOCATION AND FACTS -- Leander is located about 22 miles northwest of Austin in the county of Williamson County. The zip codes are 78641 and 78646.
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OUT & ABOUT IN LEANDER
Aquafina Pitch, Hit & Run -- 14 showcase pitching, hitting and running. GOLF
Robin Bledsoe Park -- Has two lighted baseball/soccer fields, playscape, swimming pool, picnic tables, etc. 601 S. Bagdad
Mason Creek -- Park 801 Eagles Way. Charming neighborhood park.
Devine Lake -- 1000 Maple Creek. It is a 34 acre park with fishing, non-motorized boating, and wildlife observation.
Benbrook Ranch Park -- 1100 Halsey Drive. Soccer, softball fields, hike and bike trails, Skate park, disc golf course.
Way Off Broadway -- A quality live theatre, all volunteer
Crystal Falls Golf Club -- This golf course is in unspoiled country and offers endless views, deep canyons, and wildlife. You have all the amenities such as a full line pro-shop, driving range, and a teaching pro. RESTAURANTS
LINKS & IMPORTANT NUMBERS
City of Leander
Williamson County Historical Commission
Williamson County Genealogical Society
Leander Chamber of Commerce
Williamson County Historical Museum
-- Leander is the center of the Leander Independent School District
. Schools in the city include Leander High School, Wiley Middle School
(Bernice Knox Wiley Middle School), Leander Middle School, C C Mason Elementary School, Pleasant Hill Elementary School, Whitestone Elementary School,
and Block House Creek Elementary School.
SO, HOW DID LEANDER GETS ITS NAME?
Leander was named after “Leanderthal Lady,” the prehistoric woman whose burial site was discovered in 1982 during construction. Carbon dating suggests “LeAnn” lived over 10,000-13,000 years ago. At the time of the discovery, her site was one of the earliest intact burial sites in the United States.
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