Dripping Springs City Info

Dripping Springs, located 23 miles west of Austin in Hays County, is a beautiful and unique town that is perfect for those looking for a small town country feel while still being close to the big city. With its close proximity to downtown Austin, many people choose to live in Dripping Springs to have the best of both worlds. Wildlife and beautiful scenery are everywhere throughout the area, and there are plenty of hiking and biking trails available to help you connect with the refreshing Texas Hill Country.

Dripping Springs gateway to the hill country sign

The town of Dripping Springs is booming with new growth and migration, with over 5,000 residents within the city limits and 88,000+ in the ETJ. With this growth, it’s important to remember and celebrate the history that makes Dripping Springs so special.

The town is known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country,” referring to the 25-county region known as the beautiful Texas Hill Country.

Westcave Preserve Dripping Springs Grotto

One of the most unique things about Dripping Springs is that it is one of five International Dark Sky communities in Texas, offering some of the best star gazing opportunities in the state.

For those who love the outdoors, this is truly a special place to call home.

Night sky in Dripping Springs over Wanderin Star Farms cabins

Dripping Springs has top-ranked schools, according to niche.com, that are attracting people from all over to move into the 78620 area code.

Dripping Springs High School was ranked in the top high schools in the nation in 2015, and the elementary schools are also fantastic, implementing the Leader In Me program to help teach children social and emotional skills.

There are so many great neighborhoods to choose from in Dripping Springs, so you’re sure to find something that you love. Whether you’re looking for a sprawling ranch-style home on several acres or a cozy cottage in a more urban setting, there’s a little something for everyone in this growing community.

Rippy Ranch Supply in Dripping Springs, Texas a country porch with old signs

As a local and fun-loving Realtor, I understand the importance of keeping the history of our small town alive as it expands and evolves.

Change is a part of life, but it’s important to remember where we came from and to hold onto the things that make our town special.

The beauty of Dripping Springs, the rich history and tight-knit community, and the incredible schools are just a few of the reasons why I believe this town is truly one of a kind.

First Baptist Church Steeple Dripping Springs Texas

If you’re looking to buy or sell a home in Dripping Springs, I’d love to help you find the perfect place to call home. With my integrity, honesty, and fairness, I’ll be there every step of the way to make sure you get the best possible experience.

So why not come see for yourself why Dripping Springs is such a special place? I guarantee you won’t be disappointed!

Lauren Clark, Dripping Springs Realtor with Magnolia Realty Austin Hill Country at 101 S. College Dripping Springs, Texas

Have specific questions about future development, neighborhood amenities, tax rates and moving here? Call or text me at 512-569-8480 or laurenclark@magnoliarealty.com

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