Burnet County

Burnet County is located on the Edwards Plateau and is known as the bluebonnet capital of Texas.

Welcome to Burnet County

Burnet County is located on the Edwards Plateau and is known as the bluebonnet capital of Texas. Burnet was named after former Texas Secretary of State, David G. Burnet.

Population: 46,530


Burnet is a charming, small town located in central Texas, 12 miles east of the Buchanan Lake and home to 6,266 residents. Those who call Burnet home describe it as a safe, suburban, family-friendly community that cares about its residents deeply. Each month, the community holds family-oriented festivals and events including the highly-anticipated Annual Bluebonnet Festival. The scenic terrain of hillsides and lakes makes Burnet a sought-after escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. If you’re a nature lover, Burnet offers an array of outdoor fun from boating to camping and everything in between. Burnet has many small businesses in town, but is in close proximity to many other towns and cities, including Austin (just an hour drive). If you’re looking for a town that resembles a hallmark movie, Burnet just might be the place for you.

Marble Falls

A town as beautiful as it sounds, Marble Falls is located in the center of the Texas Hill Country and part of the Highland Lakes on the Colorado River. This picturesque small town is home to 6,542 residents and is a popular vacation spot for Texans and out-of-state visitors alike who bask in its stunning landscapes and appreciate its outdoor fun. Marble Falls is surrounded by five lakes that each offer a unique day out in nature. Marble Falls Lakeside Park is a popular destination and offers a pool, picnic tables and both basketball and tennis courts. If you’re looking for a day of aquatic fun, LBJ Marina has a waterpark and more. The town has a variety of shopping and dining opportunities, as well as fantastic wineries. If you’re looking to settle down or retire in a charming Hill Country paradise, Marble Falls is definitely a town to consider.

Schools around Burnet County, TX

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The following schools are within or nearby Burnet County. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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9th - 12th
Shady Grove Elementary
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
6th - 8th
9th - 12th
No rating available
Rj Richey Elementary
3rd - 5th

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