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Tue Feb 25th 2020

What's It Like to Live in Liberty Hill, TX?

A Liberty Hill Relocation Guide

 

Just 15 minutes to the west of Georgetown, nestled in the Texas Hill Country, you’ll find the quaint little town of Liberty Hill. For those seeking country living, this rural community is ideal. Views aren't the only thing that makes Liberty Hill such a desired place to live. Excellent schools, community events, and the diversity of this little town call to those who are looking for a relaxing and peaceful place to live. 

A Brief History About Liberty Hill

Established in the 1840s with only a handful of settlers, Liberty Hill is a hill country gem that seemingly exists in its own little universe. With a population of a little over 1,900 residents, Liberty Hill has seen explosive growth over the years that has resulted in it being one of the most coveted and more expensive areas to live in the Greater Austin Area.     

What Sets Liberty Hill Apart?

  • Liberty Hill ISD is a 4A public school district that is highly acclaimed
  • One of the lowest crime rates in America
  • The unemployment rate for Liberty Hill is 3% while the U.S. average is 3.9%
  • Conveniently located 15 miles west of Georgetown
  • Gorgeous hill country views from every direction
  • Small hometown feel that is rich in scenery and an abundance of local activities

Liberty Hill is a Highly Acclaimed School District

Recognized by the Texas Education Agency as a highly-acclaimed school district, Liberty Hill is home to three elementary schools, an intermediate school, one junior high, and one high school. The mascot is a panther. 

The schools in this district include: 

  • Liberty Hill Elementary
    1400 Loop 332, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 379-3260
  • Bill Burden Elementary
    315 Stonewall Pkwy, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 260-4400
  • Rancho Sienna Elementary
    751 Bonnet Blvd, Georgetown, TX 78628
    (512) 260-4450
  • Liberty Hill Intermediate
    101 TX-332 Loop, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 379-3200
  • Liberty Hill Junior High
    13125 TX-29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 379-3300
  • Liberty Hill High School
    16500 State Route 29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 260-5500

Universities and Higher Education

Although Liberty Hill doesn’t house its own university, there are some great schools conveniently located near here. Those schools include: 

  • Southwestern University, 1001 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626, (512) 863-6511
  • Liberty Hill Dental Assisting School, 14933 TX-29, Liberty Hill, TX 78642, (512) 484-4081
  • The University of Texas at Austin, 2100 Speedway, Austin, TX 78712, (512) 471-3434
  • St. Edward’s University, 3001 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704, (512) 448-8400
  • Central Texas College, 6200 W Central Texas Expy, Killeen, TX 76549, (254) 526-7161 

Parks and Recreation

Liberty Hill is surrounded by natural beauty for you to enjoy with the number of parks available in the area. Maintained by Liberty Hill Park and Recreation, you’ll find plenty of outdoor activities. Parks for the city include: 

  • Lion’s Foundation Park,  355 TX-332 Loop, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
  • Liberty Hill City Park, Co Rd 200, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
  • Wetzel Park, 51 County Rd 279, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
  • Tejas Park,  Co Rd 258, Liberty Hill, TX 78642
  • Liberty Hill Veteran’s Park, 1013 Main St, Liberty Hill, TX 78642

Things to Do in Liberty Hill

Take in fantastic art sculptures at Liberty Hill’s Sculpture Park at Lions Foundation Park, founded in 1976, and home to more than 27 unique sculptures. 

The Liberty Hill Public Library, considered “The Heart of the Hill”, offers more than 15,000 books, has weekly story time, and promotes several reading programs. 

Head down the road to Georgetown and experience some of the oldest caverns in the state at Inner Space Caverns. 

The Austin Steam Train is a terrific family outing for those looking to experience the gorgeous Hill Country. 

Located just between Georgetown and Liberty Hill sits Tejas Park where you can experience fun on the water. Spend the day boating, fishing, and swimming or take a hike along the 26-mile San Gabriel Trail. 

Annual Events

The Liberty Hill Fair and Rodeo is hosted by the city every April so, head out to the rodeo to enjoy barrel racing performances, a carnival, Mutton Bustin’, and more. It promises to be a boot-scootin’ good time. 

When May rolls around, check out the Whimsy & Wonder Art Festival on Main Street where downtown businesses transform their shops into art galleries that support local artists, live music, and live art demos. 

Every December, you’ll enjoy the Liberty Hill Christmas Festival and Lighted Night Parade that hosts snow playgrounds, a Jingle Bell 5K Run, Santa's Village, Reindeer Games, Holiday Marketplace, food trucks, live music, the Trail of Lights, and more. 

Everyone loves movies. Each summer in Liberty Hill, you’ll find summer movies in the park, thanks to City Park Cinema in Liberty Hill. Weekly movie showings, food vendors, and friendly neighbors are just the tip of the iceberg.

With the Fourth of July comes fireworks and loads of fun at the Independence Day Spectacular in Liberty Hill. A family-friendly event hosted by the City of Liberty Hill, you’ll enjoy the Splash Zone, mechanical rides, kid’s activities, food vendors, a free concert, the list goes on and on.

In October is when you’ll enjoy the International Sculpture and Hot Air Balloon Festival in Liberty Hill at the Lions Foundation Park. More than 25 sculptors from six different countries gather to showcase their art. The hot air balloons are a new addition. 

Liberty Hill Neighborhoods

Considered one of the most expensive areas in the State of Texas, Liberty Hill boasts neighborhoods to suit every need: 

  • Sundance Ranch
  • Carriage Oaks
  • Clearwater Ranch
  • Liberty Parke
  • Northgate Ranch
  • Orchard Ridge
  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • Santa Rita Ranch
  • Stonewall Ranch
  • Tierra Rosa
  • Highland Oaks

Helpful Information

  • City Hall
    926 Loop 332
    Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 778-5449
  • Public Library
    355 TX-332 Loop
    Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 778-6400
  • Municipal Court
    2801 RR 1869
    Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 515-5410
  • Post Office
    2655 Ranch Rd 1869
    Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (800) 275-8777
  • Police
    1120 Loop 332
    Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 515-5409
  • Fire Dept
    301 Loop 332
    Liberty Hill, TX 78642
    (512) 515-5165

Utility Companies

For electric service, Liberty Hill is an unregulated area when it comes to choosing an electric provider. Visit PowerToChoose.org when deciding on utility companies for electric service in Liberty Hill. Here are the other utility companies you may need to call for new service:

Gas: 

  • ATMOS Energy
    (888) 286-6700
    www.atmosenergy.com

Cable/Internet/Phone: 

  • Spectrum
    (866) 874-2389
    www.spectrum.com
  • AT&T
    (866) 269-3259
    www.att.com

Water/Wastewater: 

  • Liberty Hill Water Supply
    (512) 778-5977
    www.libertyhilltx. gov

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