More Info on Cedar Park
Located just 22 miles north of downtown Austin, offers numerous outdoor recreational opportunities
while also remaining close to all of the cultural attractions found in the city of Austin. At the same time,
offers cultural attractions of its own as well as excellent educational opportunities for its resident's
children. In fact, children living in are educated within the Leander Independent School District, which
has earned "Recognized District" honors by the Texas Education Agency.
Residents of Cedar Park enjoy access to more than 30 parks, ranging in size from ½ acre to 38 acres. A
variety of amenities can be found within these parks, including:
o Baseball fields
o Basketball courts
o Fishing opportunities
o Rental facilities
o Soccer fields
o Swimming holes
o Tennis courts
o Volleyball nets
The Cedar Park community is also located near to the Highland lakes, which offer additional recreational
opportunities such as hunting, access to hiking and biking trails, camping and scuba diving.
Cedar Point is also home to some fine golf courses. Avery Ranch, for example, features an 18-hole
championship public course with 5 tee placements within its 226 acres. In addition to enjoying a round
of golf, visitors to Avery Ranch can also take in beautiful panoramic vistas of the gently rolling hills or
spend time looking over the ranch's 60 acre lake. The ranch also features wonderful dining
opportunities, which is why Avid Golfer Magazine ranked Avery Ranch as #1 for Best Dining Area as well
as for Best Clubhouse, Best Course Conditions and Best Innovative Design. Twin Creeks Country Club,
which is a private course, can also be found in the Cedar Park area.
Cedar Park residents also enjoy easy access to Lakeline Mall, which can be found just south of the
community's city limits. Here, residents can browse through more than 1,000,000 square feet of
shopping opportunities. Some of the anchor stores found within the mall include Sears, Foley's, Dillard's
JC Penny's and Mervyn's.
Residents of Cedar Park tend to be highly educated, with many moving to the area in order to be near to
downtown Austin and all of the employment opportunities the state capitol has to offer. With the
median household income being $64,563 in fiscal year 2003, its residents can easily afford the homes in
the Cedar Park community. In fact, the median sales price of homes in the area was only $153,000 in
fiscal year 2003, which is much lower than the prices found in the city of Austin.
In addition to its numerous recreational opportunities and its proximity to downtown Austin, many
people are attracted to the Cedar Park community because of the area's pleasant weather. Although the
days can be quite hot during the summer, the cool nights offer plenty of opportunity for relaxation.
Furthermore, the winters are generally quite mild. In fact, temperatures only reach below freezing an
average of about 25 days per year and cold spell rarely last longer than two days.
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