Round Rock, Texas is a "super suburb" in the greater metropolitan area of Austin, Texas. It was rated as the seventh best small city to live in America by Money magazine, as well as the second fastest-growing American city by CNN. There are plenty of homes for sale mostly consisting of multi-bedroom suburban complexes. There is also a great deal of farmland and ranches for you to live. Families find Round Rock is a great place to settle and improve their lives.
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In the middle of the 19th century a small community near a round rock near Brushy Creek. People utilized the round rock in order to cross the creek on their wagons and horses. Throughout its history, Round Rock has transformed and in the 1990s became a bedroom community where most people commuted to Austin. Over the past two and a half decades Round Rock has become its own bustling community with booming industry and economic development. But it has stayed true to its feeling of a good old Texas community. The sense of suburbia is peaceful and communal and gives families a wonderful place to start or restart their lives. Single people can come for the jobs and make their way up in the world. There's something in Round Rock for everybody.
One interesting thing about Round Rock is that it is located between the Blackland prairie that has beautiful and fertile soil, and the Texas Hill Country with higher elevations. This provides for beautiful scenery around the city. It should also be noted that it is known as the "Sports Capital of Texas" with a baseball complex, softball complex, professional disc golf course, soccer facilities, and a family aquatic center. One of the biggest industries in Round Rock is computer and information technology thanks to Dell having its international headquarters based here. There are other big retailers such as an outlet mall and IKEA. Round Rock's education system is known as one of the state's best. It has 32 elementary schools, ten middle schools, and five high schools. Enrollment continues to grow as students continue to succeed. Students tend to score above national and state averages on the SAT and ACT with a dropout rate of only 1.1%. In terms of climate, it is typically hot and humid in the summer with mild winters. There are extensive healthcare services that serve Round Rock and surrounding cities in order to keep the population healthy. If you are a suburbanite or interested in owning farmland in a growing and succeeding community, browse our selection of homes in Round Rock and find the perfect one for you.