Lampasas Texas a City Guide on things to Do in Historic Lampasas tx Restaurants & Activities Spring Ho
Welcome to Lampasas Texas
Lampasas Texas Events
Our Town Lampasas Texas!
In this article: About Lampasas, Schedule of Events, Restaurant Guide
This video shows you all the great reasons to make this wonderful Lampasas community yours. Annual county activities remind us how it takes a village to raise a family. There are always things to do on the Historic Lampasas Square. Bloom Fest, Spring Ho, City Wide Garage Sale and more.
Lampasas County was established in 1856 and covers over 714 square miles deep in the heart of Texas. It was named after the Lampasas river (Spanish for Lilies). The seventy-five mile river begins in the City of Hamilton and travels southeast to Stillhouse Hollow Lake Reservoir.
The Colorado river borders the west boundaries of Lampasas county and the Colorado Bend State park is a popular location for camping, hiking, fishing and hunting.
In the 1850's people were drawn to Lampasas to bathe in the mineral springs. Today tourists are attracted to the area for the lakes, parks, Texas wineries, festivals, and wild game hunting.
The City of Lampasas is centrally located with three major highways. U.S. Highway 183, U.S. Highway 190, and U.S. Hwy 281.
Great family living in the Heart of Texas!
- City Population 7,925
- County Population 20,877
The Lampasas County Court House was restored in 2004 and was built by W.C Dodson in 1884 with native limestone.
The Courtyard Square was named to the Texas Historical Commission's National Register of Historic Places in 2003.
Regional sports complex to add to Lampasas Amenities is is located on FM 580 West.
Colorado Bend State Park is a 5,328 acre park located west of Lampasas. The park has 15.8 miles of hiking trails and 14 miles of mountain bike trails. The park has 15 drive up camping sites, with additional riverbank tent sites. Spring brings hundreds of anglers for the white bass spawning run. Guided wild cave tours are available as well. Call 325-528-3280 for more information.
About the Author:
I am a Texas Realtor located in the Austin, Cedar Park, Leander and Round Rock area
Brigitte Thompson, Realtor, Austin Texan Realty
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