Welcome

The mission of the Leander Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center is to promote member businesses, encourage economic growth, attract tourism and cultivate community leaders.

Leander residents and businesses have a deep appreciation for the quality of life our community offers, bolstered by the highly distinguished Leander Independent School District. Leander is Texas Hill Country living near the Austin metropolitan area with scenic landscapes, abundant recreational activities, and a strong business community that truly makes Leander the place to live, work and play.

At the heart and soul of the Chamber are our 500+ members committed to the future of this community. Please use this resource guide as your map for area recreation, information, and shopping locally.

Sincerely,

Bridget L. Brandt
President & CEO, Leander Chamber of Commerce


At-A-Glance

As the fastest growing city in the state, it’s easy to see why Leander is such a great place to live, work, and play. Leander offers Texas Hill Country living near the Austin metropolitan area. Scenic landscapes, abundant wildlife and waterways are common sights enjoyed by Leander residents and visitors.

Leander offers:

  • The Capital Metro Rail Center, Leander is the only city outside of Austin on the metro rail.
  • Access to the Hill Country and proximity to Austin creates many opportunities for artistic, entertainment and recreational pursuits.
  • The highly acclaimed Leander Independent School District
  • San Gabriel Campus of Austin Community College is located in the heart of Leander.
  • Leander is also served by a growing number of medical centers including St. David’s Emergency Center (with hospital in development), Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Austin Regional Clinic, and Baylor Scott & White.

Location, climate, population, strong government and economic development, excellent schools, transportation and low taxes, combined with sincere Texas hospitality, all contribute to the popularity Leander continues to enjoy in both residential and commercial growth.

Location:22 miles North of Austin, Texas in the Texas Hill Country
Climate:Jan Temp 40 to 60 F; Apr Temp 58 to 78 F;Jul Temp 73 to 86F; Oct Temp 60 to 81 F
Annual Precipitation:33.6 inches
Population:60,000 Estimate
Income:$78,620
Average Age:32


Attractions and Recreation

Benbrook Ranch Park, 1100 Halsey Drive (47 acres)
Benbrook Ranch Park has soccer and softball fields, group pavilion, hike and bike trails, a BMX track, skate park, playscape, a disc golf course and restrooms. Benbrook Ranch Park is located within the Benbrook Ranch subdivision.

Crystal Falls Golf Club, 3400 Crystal Falls Parkway
www.crystalfallsgolf.com, (512) 259-5855
This 18-hole, 6,654 yard par 72 course is the “gem of the Hill Country” challenging golfers of all skill levels. Facilities include driving range, pro shop, snack bar and covered patio.

Devine Lake Regional Park, 1000 Maple Creek (46 acres)
Passive recreation for the outdoor enthusiast. Facilities include a 25-acre lake, pavilion and wooded picnic area, playscape, off-leash pet area, hike and bike trails, fishing and restrooms with 110 parking spaces. Activities allowed: fishing, non-motorized boating and wildlife observation. Trolling motors are not permitted. Access to Devine Lake is within the North Creek subdivision.

Mason Creek Neighborhood Park, 801 Eagles Way (3.8 acres)
Mason Creek Park is a charming neighborhood park nestled in the Mason Creek North subdivision. Amenities include a large playscape, a small trail and a water fountain. There are also picnic tables for small parties and dining in the park.

Robin Bledsoe Park, 601 S. Bagdad Road (16 acres)
Recreational opportunities for the entire family. Facilities include lighted baseball and soccer fields, playscape, swimming pool, water playscape, pavilion with picnic tables, BBQ grills, concessions, restrooms, basketball court and an amphitheater.

Texas Stars Hockey Club, 2100 Avenue of the Stars in Cedar Park
It’s not just about the hockey, but fans that are coming from all over Central Texas to see the top minor league affiliate of the Dallas Stars. With an average attendance of well over 5,000, the Texas Stars are making Leander a destination for sports fans in the region. TICKETS: 512-GO-STARS

Other Attractions

Bagdad Cemetery
Several Civil War veterans can be found in this cemetery established in 1857. It is also in the Hollywood motion picture, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre.”

Mason Ranch & Stage Coach House
These historical landmarks on Bagdad Rd. were on the stage line from Austin to Lampasas.

Way Off Broadway Community Players
Community Theatre, 11880 Old 2243 W, Leander, TX 78641

Leander Metro Rail
Capital Metro is Austin’s regional public transportation provider. The Leander MetroRail provides train service between the City of Leander and downtown Austin. For a schedule, simply visit www.capmetro.org.


Senior Activities

Leander is a great place for seniors. We are committed to enhancing the quality of lives of active seniors and adults by providing recreation and leisure activities to complement your rich and rewarding lifestyle.

Leander Senior Center
315 N. Bagdad Road, Leander, TX 78646
(512) 259-0288

City of Leander Active Adult Program
Leander Parks and Recreation organizes 2 Active Adult Trips every month. These trips are open to anyone 50+ in Leander and surrounding areas. Trips are usually to Austin and around the Central Texas area, giving participants the ability to experience great activities without having to drive. Trips are taken in 15 passenger vans and include an activity and lunch.

Call Leander Parks and Recreation at (512) 528-9909 to reserve your spot or register online at www.LeanderParks.com.


Important Phone Numbers

ALL EMERGENCY CALLS 9-1-1
Leander Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center (512) 259-1907
Leander Post Office (512) 259-1965

City Services

City Hall (512) 528-2700
Crystal Falls Golf Club (512) 259-5855
Leander Fire Department (512) 528-2858
Leander Parks & Recreation (512) 528-9909
Leander Police Department & Animal Control (512) 528-2800
Leander Public Library (512) 259-5259
Municipal Court (512) 259-1239
Utility Department (512) 259-1142
Emergencies (512) 528-2800
Trash Disposal & Recycling ACDI (512) 259-1709

County Services

Williamson County Information (512) 943-1100
Williamson County Sheriff (512) 943-1300
Williamson County Court House (512) 943-1100
Williamson County Tax Office (512) 943-1603
County Commissioner Pct. 2 (512) 260-4280
Constable Pct. 2 (512) 260-4270
Justice of the Peace Pct. 2 (512) 260-4210

Telephone/Internet

Suddenlink Communication (877) 794-2724
Spectrum Communications (800) 418-8848

Electric Service

Pedernales Electric Co. (512) 331-8883

Schools

Leander ISD (512) 570-0000
Sterling Classical School (512) 259-2722

Gas/Propane

Action Propane (512) 259-1196
Atmos Energy (888) 286-6700

News

Hill Country News (512) 259-4449
Community Impact (512) 989-6808

Automobiles

Driver License Bureau (DPS) Georgetown (512) 863-5816

Motor Vehicle Registration
Travis County (512) 854-9473
Williamson County (512) 943-1602

Employment

Texas Workforce Commission (512) 463-2222


Chamber Events

Annual Golf Classic
Held in April & November at Crystal Falls Golf Course, this networking event is a fun day out of the office. Fee applies.

Leander Old Town Street Festival
Held the 3rd Saturday in May, it is the premier event in Leander and features wine, food, art, and music. www.oldtownstreetfestival.com

Leander’s Best Party Ever
Held in the fall. The Chamber’s annual awards banquet and fundraiser. This event features music, dinner, dancing, and a great party atmosphere. Fee applies.

Leander Summer Nights
A monthly event held on the third Saturday of the month from June-Oct. of every month in Old Town Leander (by City Hall & the Chamber office). The FREE event features unique cars, live music, bounce houses for the kids, and a family/pet friendly environment.

Lessons in Business
A FREE networking event held on the second Thursday each month. The event is a great way to meet fellow business members and share your story.

Lunch and Learn Monthly Membership Meetings
A monthly networking and business education session. Fee applies.

Lunch with the Mayor
A quarterly intimate group of business members that meet to hear about economic development & progress of the city of Leander. Fee applies.

Leander Women’s Network
A monthly networking and education opportunity for the business women of Leander. Fee applies.

Living Leander Community Expo
Annual community event held to promote local businesses in a fun and family friendly environment. Free. Fees apply for vendors.

Old Town Christmas Festival
Our annual Christmas celebration takes place on the First Saturday in December. Held in conjunction with the City this event is sure to please the young and young at heart!

Movies in the Park
A series of outdoor movies shown on Friday nights in the fall and spring. Spend the evening with family in your local Robin Bledsoe Park.

Annual Bluegrass Festival
The Annual Festival features live music, concessions, children’s activities, and a variety of vendors.

Spring Egg-Stravaganza
Join the Leander Parks & Recreation Department for the annual Spring Egg-Stravaganza.

Devine Lake Kite Festival
Leander Parks & Recreation hosts the Annual Devine Lake Park Kite Festival in the spring of every year. This great FREE family friendly event takes place at Devine Lake Park located at 1807 Waterfall Drive.

Liberty Fest
Join us in our annual celebration of the 4th of July at Liberty Fest! This is fantastic FREE event with live music, vendors, children’s activities, and fireworks.