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Ledbetter Real Estate

The town of Ledbetter paints a pretty picture with its collection of red-roofed homes, a bright contrast against the greens of the post oak trees that embrace the town.Ledbetteris tucked in the watershed between the Brazos and Colorado rivers in the northernmost reaches of Fayette County. Here, the summers are hot and humid while winters are mild to relatively cool and no matter the weather, there’s plenty of fun and entertainment to be had.The community features a wide array of local events as well as one-of-a-kind independently owned establishments.

Sitting right on the Southern Pacific Railroad and Hwy 290, Ledbetter is a short distance away from the communities of Cummings Creek and Giddings. Ledbetter was also the first town in Fayette County to be served by the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, which came to town in 1870. This sparked a period of progress, with the town reaching its peak during the late 19th century.

Ledbetter Homes for Sale

Ledbetter’s real estate market is populated by plenty of lots with significant acreage, country homes andsingle-family residences, ranches, and some well-preserved farmhouses that date back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Vacant lots are up for grabs, whether you want to develop a commercial property, a working ranch, or build the home of your dreams. With the help of a good real estate agent, you’ll find what you need in Ledbetter.

Events and Attractions

  • Christmas Lane of Lights, also known as Santa’s Lane of Lights, is a family-oriented event held annually, four weeks prior to Christmas Day. Trolleys with hayrides take guests on a lighted path around 3 miles long, meandering through open and wooded countryside.

Quick Facts

  • The gravel industry fuels Ledbetter’s local economy. The construction of Galveston jetties used rock that came from the town’s gravel pits and rock quarries.
  • Ledbetter is served by the Giddings Independent School District.