Homes for Sale in Blanco County, TX
Blanco County lies west of Austin and north of San Antonio. This sparsely populated area is a great change of pace for those looking for a reprieve from city living. The main cities are Blanco and Johnson City (the county seat) with about 10,500 residents spread through the county. Its roots run deep as pioneers, Texas Rangers and immigrants families founded Blanco County in 1853. It's about an hour from Johnson City to Downtown Austin.
If you want a better idea of for sale in Blanco county homes, drive through Blanco or Johnson City to get a look at some of the communities. Blanco County real estate is unique in its proximity to both Austin and San Antonio, making travel easier if your business takes you to both cities. If you do move to Johnson City, you will be able to boast about its most famous son, President Lyndon B Johnson. Visit the LBJ National Historical Park or The Texas Ranger Museums to get familiar with the rich history of the area.
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Discover Blanco County Real Estate
The county derives its name from the Blanco River which crosses through the county. In 1858, the state combined parts of Hays, Burnet, Comal and Gillespie counties to form the independent county of Blanco, with the city of Blanco as the county seat until 1890, when Johnson City became the new county seat.
Blanco County homes for sale reflect the varied history of the town and its people.
Amenities Near Blanco County, TX
Amenities in Johnson City include several parks, a wildlife zoo and even an operating vineyard.
The city of Blanco is another great choice to live and raise a family. You will find large oak trees and rivers running through this picturesque area. As a matter of fact, Blanco's Town Creek Nature trail has the second largest oak tree in America. If you love to fish or kayak, you will enjoy the Perdenales and Blanco Rivers that flow through the county. The Blanco State Park is one great place to do both without leaving the city. Take time out to hike or canoe. You can even camp overnight.
Blanco County homes for sale are great for those who live or want to live a quiet life away from the crowded noise of the city.
Community Resources in Blanco County
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