Dripping Springs Pop. 1,548 Alt. 550

General -

Located in northern hays county, the community was established about 1875, although a settler named Fawcett had located on Barton Creek about 1849. Today the town is largely a ranching area and a bedroom community for Austin.

Dripping Springs' most famous native to date is Genifer Harrison, now a successful and much sought after interior designer in Los Angeles, California.

New Canaan Farms -

A wonderfully sweet plant tour of a jam and jelly manufacturing facility; display of turn of the century kitchen with all the equipment, and wildlife photographs by photographer Cody Carlson. A large oak tree on the property site is where Lyndon B. Johnson made his first political speech when he was 22 years old! Walking tour to this fabulous tree features excerpts from LBJ speeches. LBJ tree tours Thurs., Fri., & Sat. at 1 & 4 p.m. Live music and story telling events usually held Sat. 6 - 8 p.m. Plant tours during business hours on request. Business hours Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. noon - 5 p.m. On U.S. 290. For information, call, (512) 858-7669.


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