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GRANITE SHOALS, TEXAS

Burnet County, Texas Hill Country

30 35' 13" N, 98 22' 54" W (30.586944, -98.381667)
7 Miles W of Marble Falls
NW of Horseshoe Bay
19 Miles SW of Burnet the county seat
56 Miles NW of Austin
90 Miles N of San Antonio
On Lake LBJ (formerly Lake Granite Shoals)
Population: 5,111 Est. (2018)
4,910 (2010) 2,040 (2000) 1,378 (1990)

Granite Shoals, Texas Area Hotels:
Marble Falls Hotels | Horseshoe Bay Hotels
Granite Shoals TX Lake LBJ White Tail Deer
White Tail Deer near Lake LBJ
Photo courtesy of Ernie Wymer, April 2007

History in a Pecan Shell

The name of the town comes from the granite shoals on the Colorado River that were visable before the impoundment of the lake. First developed to be a resort community, the town incorporated in the 1960s when the population was around 300 residents. It quadrupled by the 1990 census to 1,378 and by 2000 it was over 2,000.
Granite Shoals TX Lake LBJ wildflowers bluebonnet
Bluebonnets near Lake LBJ
Photo courtesy of Ernie Wymer, April 2007
Cactus in Granite Shoals TX Lake LBJ
Cactus near Lake LBJ
Photo courtesy of Ernie Wymer, April 2007

Take a road trip

Granite Shoals, Texas Nearby Towns:
Burnet the county seat
Marble Falls
Horseshoe Bay
Austin
See Burnet County | Texas Hill Country

Book Hotel Here:
Marble Falls Hotels | Horseshoe Bay Hotels | More Hotels
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