Marble Falls is located 45 miles northwest of Austin and 85 miles north of San Antonio in the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Founded by General Adam Rankin Johnson in 1887, the city sits among beautiful Lake Marble Falls and is next to the larger Lake LBJ. Visitors and locals enjoy boating, fishing, swimming and other water sports. Golfing is also a favorite activity in Marble Falls with several golf courses to explore, as well as visiting the local art galleries. The Main Street District offers shopping, dining, and Texas history. Known for its scenic beauty, many amateur and professional photographers also enjoy using Marble Falls as a back drop. There is something for everyone in this popular vacation and resort spot.