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Located on Interstate 35 and State Highways 130 and 29, on the northern edge of the Austin metro area, Georgetown offers quick and convenient access to the four major Texas cities. In addition to its proximity to highways and rail carriers, Georgetown boasts a general aviation public airport that can handle most business air traffic including G-4 and Global Express.
Georgetown has a solid infrastructure for industry and commerce. The City promotes its industrial district, available improved building sites, 1MM strong work force within a 30-mile radius, dual rail service, location on I-35 and State Highways 130 and 29, low taxes and municipal airport.
The people of Georgetown are friendly and the culture is rich with diversity. Residents and visitors can shop at the unique retail outlets and restaurants on the historic downtown square. A Main Street designated city, Georgetown cherishes its newly revitalized Courthouse and surrounding Victorian era storefronts. Georgetown also offers a variety of family oriented festivals and events, hike and bike trails along the San Gabriel River from downtown to the 1,310-acre Lake Georgetown, beautiful parks, challenging golf courses and Inner Space Caverns. Georgetown’s location enables its citizens to enjoy these amenities and the charm of a small community while being in close proximity to the Austin business and entertainment scene, State Capitol, University of Texas and an international airport.
Georgetown is a vibrant and active community for everyone from the students at Southwestern University to the retirees at Sun City, Texas. Georgetown citizens enjoy an excellent quality of life that has been noticed and celebrated with a variety of awards and recognition. Just a few of these awards include: 2008 Fortune Magazine named Georgetown the #2 place in the U.S. to “Live and Launch”; 2008 Texas Trails Network Partnership Award for San Gabriel River Trails; 2007 Retirement Places Rated, a Frommer’s publication, named Georgetown the Number 1 place to retire in the U.S; and 2007 Texas Economic Development Council, Community Economic Development Award for Community of the Year.