Dripping Springs is 25 miles west of Austin. Its boundaries include 1,500 people live within the city limits while another 20,000 live in the surrounding areas. Dripping Springs is prime Hill County, to which not only locals but tourists will testify, including rolling hills, a large wildlife population and beautiful views.
Attractions include the Hamilton Pool, Pound House Museum, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Lake Travis, Westcave Preserve, as well as the LBJ Historical Park. Other events and attractions include Camp Lasso, the Dripping Springs Farmers Market and Wild West Fest. The quiet, removed atmosphere of Dripping Springs makes it a perfect place to raise a family.
Homes in dripping springs include largely homes on acreage and ranch homes. However there are master planned communities, for those, particularly families, looking for the community of suburban life. Attesting to the popularity of the area, median home prices have risen above $300,000 in 2011 from a low of nearly $200,000 in 2010.