Introduction to Pflugerville, Texas
Pflugerville, Texas, in Travis county, is 5 miles SE of Round Rock, Texas (center to center) and 14 miles NE of Austin, Texas. The city is conveniently located inside the Austin - San Marcos metropolitan area.
Pflugerville was first settled in by the family of Henry Pfluger in 1849. Shortly after that, a dam was built on Gilleland Creek. The Missouri-Kansas-Texas railroad entered the city in 1904, and the city's first cotton gin was built that year. The Sky Dome Theater was established in 1913 but closed in 1928. The city was incorporated on July 24, 1965.
Pflugerville and nearby Attractions
- Walnut Creek Metropolitan Park
- Austin Children's Museum
- Barton Springs Pool
- Daughters of the Republic of Texas Museum
- State Capitol
- McKinney Falls State Park
Things To Do In Pflugerville
Pflugerville offers various recreational activities and safe park facilities for its residents and visitors. Among the local parks are Pfluger Park, Gilleland Creek Park, Creekside Park, Falcon Point Park at Hanging Rock, and Geneva’s Park. The Heritage Park also includes the Scott B. Mentzer Pool where you can relax during your free hours. Visitors can also plan a day trip to the George Washington Carver Museum, O. Henry Home & Museum, Austin Children's Museum, Daughters of the Republic of Texas Museum, and French Legation Museum.
The nearest airport is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.
Pflugerville Higher Education
Austin Community College and The University of Texas at Austin are close to the city.