Giddings TX Real Estate
This close-knit community located east of Austinis home to over 4,800people according to the 2013 estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. It serves as the county seat of Lee County and is traversed by Highway 290 and U.S. Highway 77, which intersect at the heart of the city.
Giddings offers a relaxed bucolic setting, where people know their neighbors and where traditional Southern values and hospitality can be felt. It truly lives up to its“Experience Hometown Hospitality”motto.
The town has a rich Wendish heritage due to the number of Wendish/Sorbian immigrants from the town of Lusatia in Germany who moved here in 1854. In fact, Wendish traditions are celebrated every year in the town of Serbin, which is just 6.9 miles south of this multi-faceted town.
Giddings has its very own 100 x 100 hangar and airport terminal, 9-hole country club,and Municipal Golf Course & Country Club. There’s also a city park called Simmang Northwest Park, which has outdoor picnic facilities and pavilions that can be rented out for special events and gatherings.
Residents also get to have free access to all the facilities of the Giddings Public Library and Cultural Center, which has over 35,000 materials in various media formats.
Giddings TX Homes for Sale
The majority of the properties available here are single-family homes, with a few lots and lands, investment properties and farm/ranch properties situated in quiet little enclaves that are very accessible to Austin and several other major cities.Real estate prices here are considerably lower as well.
- The public schools in the area are managed by the Giddings Independent School District. There are two private schools available in the area, namely the Immanuel Lutheran School and the St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Serbin.
- The city has a land area of 5.2 square miles and rests on an elevation of 505 feet.
- The town’s climate is classified as humid subtropical.
- The nearest healthcare facility in Giddings is St. Marks Medical Center, located just 12 miles south of Giddings. The hospital can be accessed via private vehicle in less than 30 minutes as it is located in LaGrange, Texas.