About Round Rock Homes for Sale
One of the fastest growing communities in the nation. In 1970 there were only 2,700 residents in this town, today there are more than 100,000 individuals calling Round Rock home. The City of Round Rock ranks as the 13th safest city in the United States, and was selected as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People. In addition, the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area is ranked No. 5 in the United States among the Best Cities for Relocating.
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ROUND ROCK HISTORY
The city of Round Rock was once a small community known as Brushy Creek in 1851. It gained prominence as a destination on the Chisholm Trail. It was once the scene of a shootout between train robber Sam Bass and law officials. In later years, it became a prime location for industries and businesses. The city now serves as the international headquarters of the Dell Corporation that employs approximately 16,000 people. TECO-Westinghouse is another major employer that calls Round Rock home. Based on 2010 U.S. Census Bureau data, it ranks as the 35th largest city in Texas and has received numerous awards for its long-term planning.
ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
Residents and visitors to Round Rock enjoy a variety of family-oriented athletic and cultural events throughout the year. Old Settlers Park, a 570-acre open-space park provides the perfect setting for a number of outdoor sports including tennis, cricket, volleyball and even a spot for horseshoe tournaments. The municipal water park known as Rock’N River Family Aquatic Center provides lots of fun with its many ways to cool off on hot, summer afternoons. Numerous other events provide entertainment for residents and visitors alike such as the July 4th celebration and festive Christmas and holiday events. The Blanton Museum of Art and the Austin Zoo provide Round Rock residents with a variety of interesting entertainment opportunities just a short drive away.
ROUND ROCK REAL ESTATE MARKET
Located in the beautiful Hill Country of Central Texas, Round Rock real estate is diverse and extraordinary. The Balcones Escarpment is a fault line that divides properties east and west of IH-35. The hilly terrain on the west stands in contrast to the flat fertile prairie lands on the east. Real estate investors as well as first time homebuyers will find an abundance of affordable real estate offerings available throughout the area. Many popular neighborhoods such as Forest Creek and Teravista offer homebuyers luxury homes with exclusive amenities.
A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE IN CENTRAL TEXAS
This suburb of Austin offers many opportunities for individuals or families wishing to purchase real estate properties in Round Rock. The Round Rock Independent School District is recognized as one of the best in the state. It offers all students an exemplary education in state-of-the-art facilities. Retirees will find unequalled retirement communities that offer luxury living and provide them with a safe haven in a city with a small-town atmosphere. Luxurious condominiums, townhomes and single-family dwellings offer homebuyers a variety of living options. Even with its close proximity to Austin, Round Rock offers residents the benefit of living in a beautiful suburban setting with a low crime rate and lots of open space. This prime Texas location is ideal for working and living while enjoying life at its best.
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Based on information from the Austin Board of REALTORS® (alternatively, from ACTRIS) from September 28th, 2020 at 3:42pm CDT. Neither the Board nor ACTRIS guarantees or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. The Austin Board of REALTORS®, ACTRIS and their affiliates provide the MLS and all content therein "AS IS" and without any warranty, express or implied. Data maintained by the Board or ACTRIS may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.
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