Welcome to Leander
Originally called Bagdad, Leander is a city with a history that reaches back into the mid-1800’s and continues to grow in interest by those that visit to this day. This is a great location for those looking to stay close to major employers in Cedar Park, Round Rock, and Austin. It is the ideal spot for those seeking a great school district and convenience to shopping and entertainment. Leander is perfect for everyone and a great place to live.
Schools in Leander
Students in the Leander area will attend schools within the Leander Independent School District (www.leanderisd.org ), the largest school district in Williamson County. Elementary schools for the area include, Bagdad, Block House Creek, Cox, Cypress, Deer Creek, Faubion, Giddens, Grandview Hills, Knowles, Laura Bush, Mason, Naumann, Parkside, Plain, Pleasant Hill, Reagan, Reed, River Place, Rutledge, Steiner Ranch, Westside, Whitestone, and Winkley.
Middle schools within the Leander ISD include, Canyon Ridge, Cedar Park Middle, Four Points, Henry, Leander Middle, Running Brushy, Stiles, and Wiley. Leander ISD high schools include, Cedar Park High, Leander High, Rouse, Vandergrift, and Vista Ridge.
Private schools in the Leander area are available as well. Brentwood Christian and Harbor Leadership Academy is a couple of your options but your Rave Real Estate agent will be able to provide more detail.
Things to Do in Leander
There are over ten park facilities in Leander for outdoor fun and recreation. A few of those parks include the popular Benbrook Ranch Park and Disc Golf Course, Devine Lake Park, Lakewood Park, and the Sarita Valley Greenbelt. Leander is home to the Crystal Falls Golf Course for those that love to tee off and a number of community adult programs for those looking to stay active. The Leander Parks and Recreation Department keeps a calendar full of events throughout the entire year like Movies in the Park, Liberty Fest, Devine Lake Kite Festival, and the annual Christmas Parade. Community sponsored events keep this a close-knit city with a feel of small-town living. If you want a casual night on the town, Leander is home to some great cuisine with places like Luigi’s Restaurant, Billy Joe’s Bistro, and La Chaparrita followed by happy hour at Jardin Del Rey or Mouton’s Southern Bistro.
Where Leander is Located
Less than ten minutes to the north of Cedar Park, in the Northwest Austin region, you’ll find Leander nestled in the hills. Convenient access to Highway 183 and the 183A Toll Road gets you to areas like Liberty Hill while crossing over 1431 heading east will take you to Round Rock. Public transportation makes travel to and from the city a breeze when you take advantage of the rail and bus schedule available from Leander into Austin through Capital Metro.
You’ll find great neighborhoods in the Leander area like, Benbrook Ranch, Block House Creek, Cold Springs, Crystal Falls, Grand Mesa at Crystal Falls, Highlands at Crystal Falls, Highlands at Crystal Falls, Lakeline Ranch, North Creek Ranch, North Creek, Sarita Valley, Stonewall Ranch, Summerlyn, Fairways at Crystal Falls, and Vista Ridge.
Enjoy the Simple Things in Life
You’ll love Leander for the country feel and small-town bonds while enjoying the simpler things in life. Surround yourself with natural beauty and awesome area amenities, take a ride on the train, and enjoy coming home every single day. For more information about Leander and its schools and attractions, contact your RAVE Real Estate Agent today.