Travis County is home to approximately 1,226,698 Texas residents. Adjacent counties include Williamson County to the north, Bastrop County to the east, Caldwell County to the south, and Blanco County to the west. Other nearby counties include Hays County to the southwest and Burnet County to the northwest. The average commute time is 25 minutes for residents living in this county.
Travis County Homes for Sale
Travis County Cities
Austin is the county seat for this county. Other cities include Bee Cave, Creedmoor, Jonestown, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Manor, Rollingwood, Sunset Valley, and West Lake Hills. Cities that are partially in this county include Cedar Park, Elgin, Leander, Mustang Ridge, Pflugerville, and Round Rock.
Census designated places include Barton Creek, Garfield, Hornsby Bend, Hudson Bend, Lost creek, Manchaca, Shady Hollow, and Wells Branch. Unincorporated communities include Bluff Springs, Cele, Del Valle, Elroy, Littig, Lund, McNell, and New Sweden. Villages include Briarcliff, Point Venture, San Leanna, The Hills, Volente, and Webberville.
Travis County Schools
Students in this area are served by school districts that include Austin Independent School District, Eanes Independent School District, Lake Travis Independent School District, Lago Vista Independent School District, Leander Independent School District, Del Valle Independent School District, Manor Independent School District, and Pflugerville Independent School District.
Other districts in the area are Elgin Independent School District, Coupland Independent School District, Round Rock Independent School District, Marble Falls Independent School District, Johnson City Independent School District, Dripping Springs Independent School District, and Hays Consolidated Independent School District.
The percentage of residents with a high school diploma or higher is 88.2 percent. The percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher is 46.4 percent.
Travis County Parks & Recreation
The parks and recreation department for Travis County maintains 26 parks and recreational facilities. Parks in the county provide open spaces, hiking trails, sports fields, fishing areas, and playgrounds for residents and visitors.
Recreational areas include Allen Park, Arkansas Bend Park, Barkley Meadows Park, Ben Fisher Park, Bob Wentz Park, Cypress Creek Park, Del Valle Adult Softball Complex, East Metro Park, Fritz Hughes Park, Hamilton Pool Preserve, Hippie Hollow Park, and Little Webberville Park.
Additional parks and recreational areas include Loop 360 Boat Ramp, Mansfield Dam Park, Mary Quinlan park, Milton Reimers Ranch Park, Northeast Metropolitan Park, Pace Bend Park, Richard Moya Park, Sandy Creek Park, Selma Hughes Park, Southeast Metropolitan park, Tom Hughes Park, Webberville Park, Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, and Windmill Run Park.
Travis County Weather
The average high temperature for this area is 86 degrees in August, but it does get as high as 99 degrees. The average low temperature is 52 degrees in January, but it does get as low as 42 degrees. The month with the most precipitation is September with 4.5 inches. Residents can breathe easy knowing that the pollution index is 85 percent better than the nation’s average. The air quality index is 17 percent better that the nation’s average.
Travis County Real Estate
There are currently around 512,388 residential properties in Travis County. Of those properties, 52 percent are owned by a person who lives in the home. The median home value for this area is $253,600.