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"no slogan"Population (2015e): 1,528COL Index (2011): 95.5
Elevation: 961 ftArea: 1.1 smCounty: Hays
Zip Code: 78676Area Code: 512Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: 30° 1' 39" N, 98° 6' 48" W
Location: W part of county; 27 miles SW of Austin
Highways: RR 12, near 2325Railways:
Creeks: CypressRivers: NoneLakes: None
- City Of Woodcreek: 512-847-9390
City Hall, 41 Champions Circle, Woodcreek, TX 78676
Inc: 1984. City limits include Brookmeadow, the original 18-hole Woodcreek Golf Course, the homes in what was originally called Woodcreek Resort Subdivision, the Oak Orchard Enclave, and Camp Young Judaea
NEIGHBORING TOWNS: 12 mi SW of Driftwood, 11 S of Dripping Springs, 12 mi NE of Fischer, 15 mi NW of San Marcos, 1 mi N of Wimberley
PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: A master planned residential community with a golf course.
MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: See full details in Directory below.
- Quicksand At Woodcreek Golf Course: 512-847-9700; Web
- Jacob's Well: This famous natural spring is the longest underwater cave in Texas and is a favorite swimming hole.
Some of the very nearby attractions include:
- Canyon Lake Area: Canyon Lake; Water Recreation; Canyon Lake Gorge; Museum, Golf
- Driftwood: Salt Lick (world renowned) BBQ, Vineyards (Driftwood Estate Winery; Duchman Family Winery, Salt Lick Cellars, Wimberley Valley Winery)
- Dripping Springs: Museums, Scenic Drives; The Springs; Arts
- Wimberley: Bella Vista Olive Ranch; Corral Theatre; Emily Ann Theatre; Hunters Chase Farms; Central Texas Bonsai Exhibit/Jade Gardens; Old Baldy; Wimberley Glass Works; Lavender Farms; Wimberley Players; Wimberley Zipline Adventures
- Sep: Jacob's Well Festival
WEATHER: Local Weather; Hill Country-wide Weather
MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below.
- On-Line News: City-Data; Google News; Topix; This Week In Wimberley: thisweekinwimberley.com
- Newspapers: NEWS-DISPATCH (Driftwood): newsdispatchnewspaper.com
- Radio/TV, Articles & Videos:
HISTORY: Handbook of Texas Online: "Development began in the 1970's, and by the early 1980's Woodcreek had a country club and 18-hole golf course. Citizens incorporated in the mid-1980s and established a mayor and council form of government. By that time construction slowed considerably due to the downturn in the state economy, but by the 1990's the community was recovering, and the population showed steady growth."
PRIOR CITY NAMES:
AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: no; Convenience Stores: no; Restaurants: no; Lodging: no; Grocery Stores: no; Banks: no; Vehicle Repair: no; Hospital: no; Med Clinic: no; Post Office: no; Public Schools: no; Cemetery: no; NOTE: Many of these services are provided by business located in very nearby Wimberley. See listings there.
OTHER PROFILES: City Data; ePodunk; Texas Escapes (not available); Wikipedia
PHOTOS OF AREA: Flickr
Schools: Served by Wimberley ISD
Most retail shopping and services are provided by businesses profiled on our Wimberley page.
There is a permanent Burn Ban within the City of Woodcreek.
We welcome inquiries, comments and submission of updates, additions, corrections & digital photos,
without compensation. Send to Editor at:
BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY
(Police, Fire, EMS/Medical)
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers
QUICKSAND AT WOODCREEK GOLF COURSE: 512-847-9700; #1 Pro Ln, Woodcreek/Wimberley, TX 78676. golftexas.com/departments/coursereviews/quicksand-woodcreek.htm. Public, 18 holes, 6750 yds, par 71.
LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT:
WOODCREEK, CITY OF: 512-847-9390, 41 Champions Cr, Woodcreek, TX 78676.
LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Click: Hays County Government Offices
STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: For offices that represent the Hill Country,
click: Texas & Federal Government Offices
CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies
DAY & SEASON HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES:
See full list of leases for this town at: Hunting & Fishing.
ABOVE PAR GRILL: 512-847-7248; 1 Pro Lane, Woodcreek Golf Club, Woodcreek, TX
WIMBERLEY BOOKKEEPER: Woodcreek, TX 78676
WIMBERLEY VALLEY SPIRITS: 512-847-2309; 1 Brookmeadow, Ste 1 (corner of Brookmeadow & RR 12), Woodcreek, TX 78676
CEDAR CREEK HOMES: 512-663-3545; Woodcreek Dr, Woodcreek, TX 78676. cedarcreekhomebuilder.com
WOODCREEK RESORT AIRPORT: Woodcreek, TX 78676
(THE) CHAPEL IN THE HILLS COMMUNITY CHURCH: Woodcreek, TX 78676
BOY SCOUTS: scouting.org. A non-profit organization that provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness. Local Boy Scout Troop: 512-847-9763/2445; Wimberley/Woodcreek, TX 78676
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST LDS:
GREENHOUSE THEATRE: Woodcreek, TX 78676
LITTLE FREE LIBRARIES: One is in front of Woodcreek City Hall. The other is inside the Wimberley Community Center. Both contain books that anyone can take and return. Users can also add to the collections. An international movement to promote literacy and reading in our communities.
JACOB'S WELL: 512-847-5999; 221 Wood Acre Dr, Wimberley, TX 78676. jacobswellspring.org. This historic Trinity Aquifer natural spring known as Jacob's Well has the longest underwater cave in Texas and is a favorite swimming hole. Jacob's Well flows into Cypress Creek 3 mi NW of Wimberley near Woodcreek. It flows from an inclined shaft 40 meters deep along a fault line in the Edwards Plateau. In the past the 3 meter width of the shaft and the multi-chambered cave at its bottom attracted scuba divers. The well claimed several lives and has been closed to diving. In 1948 Woodcreek properties made the well pond a part of its resort development. Jacob's Well and its watery cave figure as an important locale in Stephen Harrigan's 1984 novel of that name. Free Sat tours. Annual festival in Sep. See full details in Portal Profile at Parks & Lakes
WOODCREEK PROPERTY OWNER'S ASSOCIATION: 512-847-9889; Woodcreek, TX 78676
LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:
AQUA-TEXAS INC: aquaamerica.com. Water utility (well water supply and wastewater treatment) serving much of Texas. Serves following counties in Hill Country: Bandera, Bexar, Burnet, Comal, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Medina, Travis. Serves Woodcreek.
Regional Office: 830-987-2782; 1800 Clubhouse Hill Dr, Spicewood, TX 78669
HAYS COUNTY TRANSFER STATION: 512-847-3504. Dispose of trash and recycle (for a small fee). Also accepts brush and larger items
PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (PEC): pec.coop. A Texas non-profit corporation owned by its members, the largest electric cooperative in the country, covers 8,100 square miles, 214,000 members, with assets over $1 billion.
HQ, Connections & Service Startup: 1-888-554-4732
Emergencies, Outages & Marking of Underground Utility Lines, 24x7: 1-888-883-3379
Local service office: Nearest service office: 888-554-4732; 1810 FM 150 W, Kyle, TX 78640
PROGRESSIVE WASTE SOLUTIONS (formerly IESI, now aka Waste Connections):
Austin HQ: 866-282-3508; 877-307-4374.
TIME WARNER CABLE: 1-800-418-8848; timewarnercable.com. Cable Television, Roadrunner Internet, VOIP. Local office:
VERIZON: verizon.com. Regulated land-line telephone service. Residential Service: 1-800-483-4000; Business Service: 1-800-483-5000; Repair-Residential Service: 1-800-483-1000; Repair-Business Service: 1-800-483-2000. No local customer service office.
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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