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City Profile For:
"no slogan"Population (2015e): 1,510Elevation: 758 ftArea: 1.5 smCounty: Travis
Tax Rate (2010): 2.0498/$100
Zip Code: 78669Area Code: 512-264Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: 30° 24' 41" N, 98° 2' 42" W
Location: W part of county; SW shore of Lake Travis; 22 mi NW of Austin; 25 mi SW of Marble Falls
Highways: FR-2322Rivers: Colorado, PedernalesLakes: Travis (see Highland Lakes)
- Village Of Briarcliff: 512-264-2274, 302 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669
- Briarcliff Property Owners Association (BPOA): 512-264-1776; 22801 Briarcliff Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669
- Lake Travis Chamber Of Commerce: 512-263-5833; 877-263-0073
1415 RR 620 S, Ste 202, Austin, TX 78734, laketravischamber.com
Serves: Bee Cave, Briarcliff, The Hills, Hudson Bend, Lakeway, Spicewood
- BriarcliffNotes On-Line: briarcliffnotes.com. News, calendar, local info
PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Residential community
MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Developed as a resort area in the 1960s, with summer homes, country clubs, golf and water sports. See full details in Directory below.
- Briarcliff Golf Course: 512-264-1776; briarclifftx.com.
See full details below and in Golf
- Lake Travis Area: Lake Recreation, water sports, boating, fishing, swimming, restaurants, entertainment, shopping
Some of the very nearby attractions include:
- Bee Cave: Parks (Hamilton Pool; Milton Reimers, Westcave); Galleria Shopping
- Highland Lakes Area: Lake Recreation & Water Sports
- The Hills: Golf
- Hudson Bend: Lake Travis Recreation
- Lakeway: Golf
- Spicewood: Cypress Valley Canopy Tours; Dead Man's Hole; Krause Springs; Golf; Parks; Vineyards
- Bee Cave: Hamilton Pool; Milton Reimers Ranch Park; Westcave Preserve
- LAKE TRAVIS SHORE PARKS:
- Briarcliff: Pace Bend
- Hudson Bend: Mansfield Dam
- Jonestown: Dave Reed, Fireman's, Jones Brothers, Laura Reed, Pecan Bottom, Shady, Veterans Memorial
- Lago Vista: Arkansas Bend, Arrowhead Point, Bar-K, Cody, Emerald, Greenshore, Hancock, Heather, Marina View
- Lakeway: Dragon, Lakeway City, Porpoise, Rebel, Sailfish, Swim Center
- Hudson Bend: Mansfield Dam
- NW Lake Travis: Camp Creek, Gloster Bend, Turkey Bend
- Oasis: Mansfield Dam
- Point Venture: Arkansas Bend, Dink Pearson
- Spicewood: Grelle, Muleshoe Bend, Narrows
- Volente: Bob Wentz-Windy Point, Cypress Creek, Hippie Hollow, Malberper, Sandy Creek, Shaffer Bend, Tom Hughes, Turkey Bend, Volente Beach Waterpark
For full details on nearby events see Festivals & Major Events, Trade Days & Farmers Markets, Live Entertainment, and calendars on our other focus topic pages accessible from the menu above.
WEATHER: Local Weather; Hill Country-wide Weather
MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below.
- On-Line News: Google News
- Newspapers, Radio/TV, Articles & Videos:
HISTORY & profiles: Handbook of Texas Online: "It was developed as a resort area in the 1960s, with summer homes, country clubs, and water sports providing the main attractions. The population was reported as 129 in 1988 and 335 in 1990. In 2000 the population was 895."
PRIOR CITY NAMES:
AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: no; Convenience Stores: no; Restaurants: yes; Lodging: no; Grocery Stores: no; Banks: no; Vehicle Repair: no; Hospital: no; Med Clinic: no; Post Office: no; Public Schools: no; Cemetery: no
OTHER PROFILES: Texas Escapes (not available); Wikipedia
Because of the proximity to the neighboring much larger Spicewood and Lakeway areas, see their profiles and directories for goods and services at: Spicewood, Lakeway
Postal addresses within Briarcliff use the Spicewood city name.
We welcome inquiries, comments and submission of updates, additions, corrections & digital photos,
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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY
BRIARCLIFF MARINA: 512-264-2666; 406 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. briarcliffmarina.com. Rental of slips, pontoon boats, PWC, ski boats, party barges and houseboats. Boat sales, repairs. Ship's store, fuel dock.
(THE) RESERVE AT LAKE TRAVIS MARINA: 512-745-3954; 19926 Thurman Bend Rd, Briarcliff, TX 78669. reserveatlaketravis.com/amenities/marina<
(Police, Fire, EMS/Medical)
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers
VILLAGE OF BRIARCLIFF POLICE DEPARTMENT: 512-264-2274; 302 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669
PEDERNALES FIRE DEPARTMENT - STATION 801 - Bee Creek Station: 512-264-1476; 801 Bee Creek Rd, Briarcliff, TX 78669. pedernalesfd.org
BRIARCLIFF GOLF COURSE: 512-264-1776; Briarcliff, TX 78669. briarclifftx.com. Private (Briarcliff Property Owners Assn), 9 holes. Located on S shore of Lake Travis.
LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT:
VILLAGE OF BRIARCLIFF: 512-264-2274; 302 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. briarclifftx.com; email@example.com
LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: See: Travis County Government Offices
STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: For offices that represent the Hill Country,
see: Texas & Federal Government Offices
CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies
As a small residential community, there are no hunting opportunities in this town.
WHITECLIFF WATERFRONT CONDOS: 800-432-2312; 22658 Felicia Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669
BEE CREEK PHOTOGRAPHY: 512-264-0501; 21003 W Lakeshore Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. beecreekphoto.com
BRIARCLIFF BISTRO AND BACON BAR: Closed
BRIARCLIFF PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION (BPOA): 512-264-1776; Briarcliff, TX 78669. Maintains roads, parks and LOCHS
EMCEE'S EATERY & CATERING CO: 512-264-0029; 108 S Pace Bend Rd, Briarcliff, TX 78669. emceeseatery.com
LAKEHOUSE CAFE: 512-264-7040; 406 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. lakehousecafe.com
(THE) LIGHTHOUSE RESTAURANT AND LOUNGE (formerly Lantern Bar and Grill): 512-213-1313; 513 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. thelighthouseonthelake.com
LEE'S ALMOST BY THE LAKE: 512-264-2552; 801 Pace Bend Rd S, Briarcliff, TX 78669. eatatlees.com
PACE BEND RV PARK: 512-382-6295; 301 Pace Bend Rd N, Spicewood, TX 78669. pacebendrvpark.com
LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:
BRIARCLIFF CITY WATER: 512-264-2274; Briarcliff, TX 78669
LOWER COLORADO RIVER ASSOCIATION (LCRA): 800-776-5272; 3700 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703.lcra.org. LCRA plays a variety of roles in Central Texas: delivering electricity, managing the water supply and environment of the lower Colorado River basin, developing water and wastewater utilities, providing public recreation areas, and supporting community and economic development.
Emergencies (to report water pollution, such as spills or contamination): 1-800-776-5272 x6843
HILL COUNTRY-WIDE UTILITY PROVIDERS:
For Hill Country area utility service providers (electric, gas, water, sewer, trash),
telecom providers (land lines, cellular service, TV, internet), and related services (package delivery, newspaper, etc.), click: Utilities & Telecom
SANDY ROAD GUEST HAUS:
Upscale Western-style Guest House Lodging
in a Beautiful Ranch Setting in the Gorgeous Texas Hill Country
Reservations & Information: 281-300-7177
9242 RR 1320 (Sandy Road), Johnson City, TX 78636
Web: SandyRoadGuestHaus.com Email: info@SandyRoadGuestHaus.com
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