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Driftwood, Texas is a small unincorporated community in northern Hays County, and is located just 24 miles southwest of downtown Austin.
Although the earliest settlers arrived in the area now known as Driftwood around 1850, the community was really established in the 1880s. Driftwood shrank almost to a ghost town by the early twentieth century; although it grew somewhat by the middle of the century, it returned to its almost-deserted state by the 1970s.
Today, Driftwood is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country and is known for its sprawling Hill Country greenspace and big open skies, plus with its varied local establishments and entertainment options such as local barbecue, wineries, breweries, distilleries and event venues, residents can experience and enjoy some of the best things to do in the hill country. Texans drive from all over to spend a day or a weekend in Driftwood.
This part of central Texas is wine country, and as a Driftwood resident, you can experience some of the well-known wineries in the area—Driftwood Estate Winery, the Duchman Family winery, Fall Creek Vineyards to name a few. Plus, Driftwood is home to The Salt Lick, a relatively famous barbecue restaurant, plus other known establishments in the area like Trattoria Lisina, the Wildflower Barn Event Center, Stonehouse Villa Wedding Venue, Vista Brewing and the Lazy 8 Ranch.
There aren’t many formal parks in Driftwood, but you can find the wilderness just by stepping out on your front porch. Driftwood is known for its expansive grounds and is home to rolling hills, abundant wildlife, century-old oak trees, and native wildflowers. You can also enjoy the outdoors at nearby destinations such as Falls State Park and the natural beauty of Hamilton Pool.
This predominantly affluent area features many homes for sale on large acreage lots. Grand estate homes with four and five bedrooms sit on 1-acre lots, most of which are designed with Tuscan-style or sprawling Texas ranch-style architecture. Exterior finishes include native cut limestone or stucco facades, metal or tile roofs, and handcrafted wood beams. Large windows, covered patios, and outdoor living spaces provide owners with access to some of the most beautiful property you will see near Austin.
Driftwood School Districts
Driftwood is in a unique situation as an unincorporated city; its residents rely on the surrounding counties to provide for their children's education. School zoning works to the advantage of parents considering this area has a tax base that supports exceptional to exemplary-rated schools. Depending on which boundary a property lies, students will either attend Wimberley ISD, Hays ISD, or the exceptional Dripping Springs ISD.
Driftwood Neighborhood & Location
The Driftwood community resides in the 78619 zip code. It lies along FM Road 150, 24 miles southwest of downtown Austin, 15 miles northwest of the city of Kyle, and 25 miles north of San Marcos, Texas. Popular neighborhoods near Driftwood are Kyle, Onion Creek Ranch, Vineyard Estates, Sierra West, Rim Rock, La Ventana, Freelove Woody, Panther Creek, Rolling Oaks, Los Ranchos, and Vineyard Ridge.
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