Established in 1848, Georgetown was named after George Washington Glasscock, who with his partner, Thomas B. Huling donated land for the town. The city grew a lot in recent years from 48,000 in 2011 to now over 70,000. Georgetown has become a popular place for people wanting balance between a big city and small town in their lives. With Austin less than 30 miles south of Georgetown it’s easy for residents of Georgetown to keep this balance. Georgetown is also one of the few cities in the United States powered by 100% renewable energy. The primary energy sources being solar energy and wind energy. The city is establishing itself as a perfect suburb to Austin, scroll down to learn more about this growing and friendly city.
Georgetown Cost of Living
Georgetown has an overall cost of living of 106.9, compared to the national average of 100.
- Williamson County Government – 1,582
- Georgetown ISD – 1,550
- City of Georgetown – 670
- St. David’s Hospital – 512
- Airborn, Inc. – 482
- Southwestern University – 450
- Wesleyan Homes – 340
- HE Butt Grocery – 283
- Caring Home Health – 263
- Sun City (Del Webb) – 170
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- St. David’s Georgetown Hospital
- Scott & White Hospital Georgetown
- Seton Medical Center Williamson County
- Colleges Near Georgetown
- Southwestern University
- Concordia University – Texas
- Austin Community College District
- The University of Texas at Austin
- Saint Edward’s University
- Texas State University – Round Rock
- South University
- Texas A&M Health Science Center
- Georgetown ISD
- 9 Elementary Schools
- 4 Middle Schools
- 3 High Schools
- 2 Alternative Disciplinary Campuses
- Graduation Rate: 97.1%