Georgetown

Georgetown

A Gem Where History Meets Natural Beauty.

Welcome to Georgetown

A Gem Where History Meets Natural Beauty.

Georgetown, a charming city located just north of Austin, Texas, offers the perfect blend of small-town charm and modern conveniences. Its historic downtown square, recognized as one of the most beautiful in the state, is lined with meticulously preserved Victorian-era buildings, now home to a vibrant selection of local businesses, shops, and restaurants.

Beyond its picturesque streets, Georgetown is celebrated for its natural spaces, including the mesmerizing Blue Hole Park and prehistoric caves, making it a haven for outdoor enthusiasts and history buffs alike.

Living in Georgetown means embracing a lifestyle where every day offers an opportunity to explore and appreciate. Whether it’s strolling through the downtown shops, trying culinary delights, or immersing yourself in the natural beauty that surrounds the city, Georgetown provides a serene yet stimulating environment. Quick access to Austin via I-35 ensures that the urban amenities and employment opportunities of the capital are never far away, making Georgetown an ideal place for those seeking a balance between tranquil living and city experiences.
 

What to Love

  • Historic Downtown: The bustling heart of the city with beautiful architecture, unique shops, and exquisite dining options.
  • Outdoor Adventures: From the serene Blue Hole Park to expansive nature preserves and caves, outdoor activities abound.
  • Community Spirit: A strong sense of community with numerous festivals, including the celebrated Red Poppy Festival.
  • Easy City Access: Proximity to Austin provides the best of both worlds: small-town tranquility with big city amenities close by.

Local Lifestyle

Georgetown's residents enjoy a lifestyle that combines the leisurely pace of a small town with the vibrancy of a close-knit community. Days are spent exploring the historic downtown, enjoying outings at the local parks, or hiking through the nature preserves. The community comes together to celebrate local events and festivals, particularly the Red Poppy Festival, which transforms the town into a vibrant sea of flowers each spring. With an array of local businesses and eateries, life in Georgetown is about savoring the simple joys and discovering new favorites around every corner.

Dining and Shopping

Downtown Georgetown is a treasure trove for foodies and shoppers. With restaurants housed in charming, repurposed Victorian-era buildings, dining in Georgetown is a delightful experience. Local favorites offer a range of cuisines, from hand-tossed pizzas at Juliet Italian Kitchen and porterhouse steaks at Wildfire to sparkling wines and snacks at the ever-charming Union Merchant.
 
The shopping scene is just as inviting, with a selection of boutiques and artisan shops offering everything from handmade crafts to stylish apparel and unique gifts. Head to The Dainty Doe, Red Bird Merchantile, Teal Sky Studio Boutique, and many more for all your retail therapy needs. The emphasis on the local and unique makes shopping here a pleasure, providing shoppers a taste of Georgetown's eclectic charm.
 

Entertainment and Things to Do

Georgetown is a city that knows how to celebrate its story and natural wonders. The annual Red Poppy Festival is a major highlight, drawing crowds with its stunning floral displays, live music, and fun activities across three days in April. Don’t miss other top community events like Color the Sky Kite Day, the Georgetown Photography Festival, the Spring Art Stroll, the South Main Arts Festival, and the 4th of July festivities. To ring in the holiday spirit, check out the Lighting of the Square and the annual Christmas Stroll.

For those who love the great outdoors, Blue Hole Park is a refreshing place to cool off under the sunny skies. This picturesque lagoon is nestled along the South Fork of the San Gabriel River, providing a serene spot for swimming, picnicking, and simply soaking in the natural beauty of Georgetown.

The 1,200-acre Lake Georgetown offers a plethora of outdoor activities, making it a popular destination for both relaxation and adventure. Whether it's fishing, boating, hiking around the lake's extensive trail system, or camping under the stars at one of the lake's well-maintained campsites, Lake Georgetown provides endless opportunities to connect with nature and make lasting memories.
 
The Georgetown Art Center, located in the heart of the historic downtown, serves as a creative hub for the community, showcasing the works of local and regional artists. Through its exhibitions, workshops, and more, the center fosters an appreciation for the arts and provides a space where creativity and community intersect.
 
The Inner Space Cavern offers an unforgettable journey beneath the earth, where visitors can explore the stunning natural formations of one of Texas' best-preserved caves. With guided adventure tours, Inner Space Cavern is a must-visit for geology enthusiasts looking for an educational and exciting day out.
 

Schools

Georgetown belongs to the Georgetown Independent School District. Notable schools in Georgetown include:


Overview for Georgetown, TX

66,514 people live in Georgetown, where the median age is 44.9 and the average individual income is $41,908. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,514

Total Population

44.9 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$41,908

Average individual Income

Around Georgetown, TX

There's plenty to do around Georgetown, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

68
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
43
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Texas Made Supply Company, Pure Barre, and John's Gym Georgetown.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 2.49 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 2.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.82 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.37 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 3.27 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 2.58 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Georgetown, TX

Georgetown has 26,891 households, with an average household size of 2.4. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Georgetown do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 66,514 people call Georgetown home. The population density is 1,160.12 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,514

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

44.9

Median Age

46.7 / 53.3%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
26,891

Total Households

2.4

Average Household Size

$41,908

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Georgetown, TX

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Primary Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Georgetown. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Goodwater Montessori School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Charles A Forbes Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Jo Ann Ford Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Williamson County Core/Jjaep
PUBLIC
11th - 11th
No rating available
Williamson County Core/Jjaep
PUBLIC
10th - 11th
No rating available
St Helen Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Williamson County Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
10th - 11th
No rating available
Williamson County Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
9th - 11th
No rating available
Gateway Technical High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Raye McCoy Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Chip Richarte High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Williamson County J J A E P
PUBLIC
10th - 11th
No rating available
Williamson County Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
9th - 11th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Douglas Benold Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Georgetown Charter Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
Annie Purl Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Williamson County J J A E P
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
James E Mitchell Elementary
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Williamson County Academy
PUBLIC
8th - 11th
No rating available
Williamson County Core/Jjaep
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Community Montessori School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Williamson County Detention Center
PUBLIC
8th - 11th
No rating available
Williamson County Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
9th - 11th
No rating available
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