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Retirement Living in Texas Hill Country - Texas

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Area Description

Beautiful rolling hills, seasonal creeks and rivers, farms and ranches, moderately priced homes in town, over 64 wineries, breweries and distilleries in the area. Historical Parks - LBJ Presidential Hometown and the President and First Lady's final resting place at the LBJ National Historical Park. Small town with 1800 people. One Hour and 1/2 to Austin the same for San Antonio both having major Airports. Two medical clinics in Johnson City, Hill Country Memorial Hospital in Fredericksburg, Baylor, Scott & White in Marble Falls. Optometry clinic opening in November 2018. Both about 2 hours away. The area is serviced by Air Evac (membership required but very reasonable) for emergencies.

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Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   RELAX, visit the National and State Parks, tour the wineries, attend the local rodeo's, visit the Art Galleries, Shop in the quaint stores, eat from a great assortment of restaurants and embrace a slower pace of living.

Cultural Activities

Art Galleries, most restaurants have live regional music and dancing on the weekends.

Public transportation

Capital Area Rural Transportation System (www.ridecarts.com)

Medical Facilities

Two clinics in Johnson City, Hill Country Memorial in Fredericksburg, Baylor Scott & White in Marble Falls, Yoga studio, New fitness gym.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  34.3  47.4  60.6  1.7 "  0.2 "
 Feb  38.0  51.5  65.0  2.0 "  0.1 "
 Mar  45.4  58.9  72.3  2.2 "  0.0 "
 Apr  52.2  65.6  79.0  2.6 "  0.0 "
 May  61.2  73.0  84.7  4.4 "  0.0 "
 Jun  67.7  79.0  90.4  4.0 "  0.0 "
 Jul  70.1  82.2  94.3  1.9 "  0.0 "
 Aug  69.3  81.9  94.4  2.5 "  0.0 "
 Sep  64.3  76.7  89.0  3.2 "  0.0 "
 Oct  54.7  67.5  80.4  4.0 "  0.0 "
 Nov  44.4  56.9  69.4  2.5 "  0.0 "
 Dec  36.5  49.2  62.0  2.2 "  0.0 "

Winter and Spring are incredible with wildflowers and moderate temperatures. Summer can be very hot, usually low humidity but everything is air conditioned and the temperature usually drops someone when the sun goes down. Fall temperatures are usually fairly high but decrease in the evening.

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Cost of Living for Texas Hill Country, TX

Texas Hill Country, Texas cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

We have two subsidized housing opportunities for wage based tenants. Some small cottages become available for sale from time to time. Land to build on is available outside of the city proper. It's best to contact a local realtor for availability.

Senior Assistance in Texas Hill Country, TX

Texas Hill Country, Texas offers the following assistance for seniors:

Food pantry and we will be building in late 2018 a resource center to provide information to all citizens. The churches are very active in assisting senior citizens.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

The Chamber of Commerce, Library, National and State Parks, Churches and if so desired the wineries are always looking for qualified part time people.

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