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The Cities and communities of Williamson County, Texas*


Anderson Mill , Andice

Bartlett

Cedar Park, Circleville, Coupland

Florence

Georgetown - County Seat of Williamson County, Granger

Hare, Hutto

Jarrell, Jollyville, Jonah

Leander, Liberty Hill

Round Rock

Schwertner

Taylor, Thrall

Walburg, Weir

*This list of cities may not be complete

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Information & Facts about Williamson County, Texas

Williamson County page

Population:
1990 Population: 139,551
1992 Population: 153,106
1996 Population: 198,286
1997 population: 208,634

There is a land area of 1,124.3 square miles

Location:
30.6443 North and 97.5983 West

County Courthouse
710 Main Street
Georgetown , TX 78626
Phone: (512) 930-4300
FAX: (512) 869-3226

The median household income in 1990 was $33,695
The per capita income in 1990 was $13,490

Williamson County is located in central Texas, just north of Austin.

History:
Williamson County was organized in 1848. It was named for Robert M. Williamson, a leader and veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto. Williamson County has a thriving history of Cowboys and Commanches, outlaws and Texas Rangers, and the not to be forgotten - "Old Chisholm Trail."

Weather & Climate:
The climate and weather are wonderful in Williamson County with more than 300 days of sunshine each year. There is an average rainfall of 34 inches each year. The range of elevation in Williamson County is from 454 to 1,265 feet above sea level. The average minimum temperature in January is 35 degrees F. The average maximum temperature in July is 97 degrees F. There is a growing season of approximately 258 days.

Attractions:
Some attractions in Williamson County: Lake Georgetown or Granger Lake, Bartlett Area Museum, Historic tours, Inner Space Cavern, Hill Country Flyer (Train trips) Palm House Museum in Round Rock, rattlesnake sacking, rodeos, Barbecue. Don't forget the outdoor sports available here: hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, water sports and biking.

What media is available in Williamson County - Go to this page to find out.

Economy:
Low taxes in the county have helped bring much business to the area. Some of the major companies in Williamson County are: Dell, Cypress Semiconductor, Motorola, IBM, AMD, TI and Samsung. The county continues to grow and attract new business.

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