Located on IH 35 at the northern edge of the Austin Metro area, Georgetown is a beautiful City nestled between the clear waters of the North and South San Gabriel Rivers. As the county seat of Williamson County, one of the fastest growing counties in the nation, Georgetown is experiencing tremendous growth in both residential and commercial sectors. Between 2000 and 2010, Williamson County experienced a 69% increase in both population and job growth while the the City of Georgetown saw an increase of 53%. The average age of the population in a 7-mile radius from the city center is 40 and the average household income is approximately $90,000. In addition the population of Georgetown is highly-educated with 25% of the population achieving a Bachelor’s Degree.
The people of Georgetown are friendly and the culture is rich with diversity. Residents and visitors can shop at the unique retail outlets and restaurants on the historic downtown square or the outdoor malls on IH 35. A Main Street designated city, Georgetown cherishes its revitalized Courthouse and surrounding Victorian-era storefronts on “the Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas”. Georgetown also offers a variety of family oriented festivals and events, hike and bike trails along the San Gabriel River from downtown to the 1,310-acre Lake Georgetown, beautiful parks, challenging golf courses, and Inner Space Caverns. Georgetown’s location enables its citizens to enjoy these amenities and the charm of a small community while being in close proximity to the Austin business and entertainment scene, State Capitol, University of Texas, and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport airport.
Georgetown is a vibrant and active community for everyone from the students at Southwestern University to the retirees at Sun City, Texas. Georgetown citizens enjoy an excellent quality of life that has been noticed and celebrated with a variety of awards and recognition. Williamson County and the Central Austin area are consistently ranked at the top of national and state, lifestyle and economic awards.
For more information on Georgetown, please contact the City of Georgetown Economic Development Department at (512) 930-3546 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.