Leander Homes for Sale
Leander, Texas has experienced tremendous growth in the past few years. This once small town located just 30 miles north of downtown Austin and just just north of Cedar Park features a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting and is not far from the Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge. There are plenty of modern conveniences and amenities, particularly in the wake of recent, rapid growth. Since 2000, the city has grown to more than 35,000 residents, making it the 37th fastest growing city in the nation. Leander offers numerous parks, play areas, green spaces, trails and outdoor recreation in a beautiful Texas Hill Country setting. Quality of life is also considered good in the city with its recent ranking as 8th safest city in Texas and highest ranked city in the Austin Metro area. Benbrook Ranch Park and Devine Lake Regional Park are wonderful places for the outdoor enthusiast. The Leander Independent School District has now become the largest district in Williamson County and the fastest growing one in Texas. With more than 90 percent of its campuses either recognized or exemplary rated according to the Texas Education Agency, LISD is a popular choice for home buyers looking in the Austin area.