Leander is located 22 miles northwest of Austin, along US-183 between Cedar Park and Liberty Hill and encompasses 23.02 square miles, plus an additional 45+ square miles of extra-territorial jurisdiction, north of Cedar Park and west of Georgetown.
For those who want access to Austin without having to pay Austin prices, Leander offers a multitude of amenities that attract families and businesses alike.
For families and businesses alike, access to US-183 and the CapMetro Commuter Rail is one of the signature amenities of living in Leander. For residents that commute from Leander to Downtown Austin and anywhere in between, the Capital MetroRail can take you there.
Leander is just a short drive from Lake Travis, and the city offers a variety of parks and outdoor spaces to enjoy both the lake and the beautiful Hill Country.
Leander is just a short drive from Lake Travis and the city offers a variety of parks and outdoor spaces to enjoy both the lake and the beautiful Hill Country. Access to the lake is available through parks like Sandy Creek Park or Lakewood Park, where you can go swimming, camping, hiking, fishing and bird-watching. Sandy Creek Park also provides a more secluded area for boaters to enjoy the waters of Lake Travis without all of the boat traffic found in other parts of the lake.
The Leander MetroRail provides train service between the City of Leander and downtown Austin.
Bagdad Cemetery Several Civil War veterans can be found in this cemetery established in 1857. It is also in the Hollywood motion picture, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”
In Old Town Leander you can find restaurants, breweries, wineries, a farmer’s market, shops and more. An annual street festival and Christmas festival are also held in Old Town Leander.
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