Dripping Springs, TX Real Estate and Homes for Sale
About Dripping Springs, TX
A suburb of Austin, Dripping Springs, is a city located in Hays County, Texas. It is 21 miles southwest from Austin. Despite its name, there are no springs in the city, but the city receives a significant amount of rain in the spring.
The climate of this region is characterized by hot and humid summers and mild to cool winters. It is the gateway to the Texas Hill country. This beautiful city has phenomenal views, rolling hills, and great wildlife.
The Census Bureau states that the city spans across 3.3 square miles. The total population is 1788, which includes 81.5% white, 0.9% African American and the rest from other races. The population density is about 450 people per square mile. Most of the people living in this city are middle-aged.
The median family income is $61,875 and the median household income is $55,288. Only 11% of people are below the poverty line. The education is served by the Dripping Springs Independent School District and Austin Community College.
The Mayor of Dripping Springs is Todd Purcell. The city is known as the Wedding capital of Texas. There is a grocery store in the center of the city. The city is also rich in history and there are still many famous ancient places present here. When its first library opened in 1998, plans were made to display old photographs and other historical items. The oldest building here is the room of Pound House, which was built in 1855 and is located in the Founders Park.
Many famous people have lived in this city, which includes Sam Beam (the famous singer), Kyle Chandler, and Rick Green, who is a well-known motivational speaker and is a former Texas Republican state representative.
It is a beautiful and fascinating place for tourists to spend their vacations here. There are many places here that you absolutely must visit. There is a rolling restaurant named Rolling in Thyme and Dough, which is a breakfast and lunch spot and gives a unique experience.
There are some places nearby which include the Hamilton pool. It is a magnificent swimming hole. If you are planning to visit this place, you must leave early to get there as there is a high number of people or else you will have to wait in the car park.
Another one is the West Cave Preserve. This is a naturally preserved cave and the visitors enjoy some breathtaking scenes here. Then there is the Milton Reimer’s Ranch, it is a public park that has everything including fishing and mountain biking on one of the tallest peaks in Texas.
Dripping Springs is also famous for its wine shops that have been there for long. Some of them include the Sidecar Tasting room and the Le Muse Coffee and Wine Bar. If you are a lover of wines, you should definitely visit this place. You get almost every type of wine at a good price and can enjoy a free tasting as well.