The town of Marble Falls, located on Lake Marble Falls, is only 5 minutes from Lake LBJ.  Marble Falls is only about 45 miles from Austin, and many residents work in Austin and commute to work from Marble Falls.  San Antonio is only 85 miles to the south for additional shopping and sightseeing.  It is a pleasant, scenic drive straight down Highway 281.

Lakefest Drag Boat Races on Lake Marble Falls

Lakefest Drag Boat Races every August
on Lake Marble Falls in Marble Falls

You will find plenty to do in the Marble Falls area.  Boating, fishing, golf, camping, swimming, sightseeing and shopping are just a few of the things to look forward to.  You will also enjoy the friendliness of the local people.

waterfront restaurants

Waterfront Restaurants

Before the dam was built to form Lake Marble Falls on the Colorado River, there were falls of marble giving the name Marble Falls to the city.  The falls are now under water and only visible on those rare occasions when LCRA lowers the lake for repairs.

A fast growing town of 6,500, with over 10,000 population in a 7 mile radius, Marble Falls is going through a period of prosperity and growth.  Because of the growth, there are not as many homes available for sale or rent in town right now.  Marble Falls is in a stage of development now that offers some of the best of the big city life without the disadvantages of the fast pace and traffic problems of Austin or San Antonio.  It is an interesting mixture of a rural lifestyle with big city conveniences only 40 minutes away.

Walk Score for Marble Falls



Marble Falls School Data

Marble Falls School Districts

Marble Falls Independent School District
PK-12
http://www.mfisd.txed.org

Marble Falls Schools

Marble Falls Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.mfisd.txed.org
Marble Falls High School
9-12, public
http://www.mfisd.txed.org
Marble Falls Middle School
6-8, public
http://www.mfisd.txed.org
Colt Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.mfisd.txed.org
Faith Academy of Marble Falls
K-12, private
St. Peter’s Lutheran School
PK-2, private
Falls Career High School
9-12, public
http://www.mfisd.txed.org
Tierra Vista Montessori School
PK-1, private
First Baptist Christian School
PK-6, private
http://www.fbcsmf.org/main_page.html
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Tom Ashworth

Tom Ashworth

- Realtor

Tom is a hard-working real estate agent with Central Metro Realty in Burnet Texas. He specializes in first time home buyers, helping sellers save money and helping buyers find their dream home in the Texas Hill Country area. Tom draws on his knowledge of the Central Texas real estate market, communities and local contacts to find clients the property that truly meets their objectives. Tom lives in Burnet Texas and enjoys outdoor recreation and billiards. Tom can be reached at (208)830-7991. Horseshoe Bay Texas.

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