Liberty Hill is a city between the north and south forks of San Gabriel River in in Williamson County. It is 15 miles west of Georgetown and 33 miles northwest of Austin. The town began back in the 1840’s with a few settlers. A post office was created in 1853 three miles west of the Liberty Hill’s current location. Soon after, William Oliver Spencer was named postmaster. Spencer was the individual to suggest the name Liberty Hill.
Before Liberty Hill was known for its State Champions, the fightin’ Panthers, it was a small community built by farmers and ranchers who settled the area between the North and South forks of the San Gabriel River. Today locals enjoy the rolling Texas Hill Country, swimming in crystal clear waters, hiking and camping, farmers markets, area wineries and breweries and the many festivals and events only a small town can offer.
Liberty Hill is within 40 miles of some of the best Texas Hill Country Attractions. There has been a large amount of new home communities being built in this area, it is growing fast.
One of the biggest attractions to Liberty Hill is a sculpture garden containing some of the best work from Mel Fowler and international sculptors. Liberty Hill is also well known for the historic Fort Tumbleweed. For over 30 years, Len and Lynda Kubiak have collected 16-acres worth of old, historic buildings and relics. The buildings and relics date back to the 1850’s. The Kubiak’s hope to bring life to this historic place. Schedule a tour and see the 12 amazing buildings at the historic Fort Tumbleweed.
The Austin Zoo is 31 miles away. Double Horn Brewing is 22 miles away. Inks Lake State Park is 26 miles away. The Longhorn Cavern State Park is 25 miles away. Pedernales Falls is 32 miles away. Rockhopper’s Family Fun Center is 22 miles away in Horseshoe Bay.
Liberty Hill residents are near art galleries, wineries, symphonies, museums, live theater and fine eateries. However, several activities and events in our city happen all year long. Festivals, civic events, wine tastings, art celebrations and more bring fun and excitement to our residents and visitors. Liberty Hill hosts a wide array of free events throughout the year, including events hosted by community members, and four main annual events hosted by the city.