is located in Travis County
, next to neighboring Round Rock
. As one of the larger Austin
suburbs, the city is only a 20-minute drive to the Texas capitol. With over 46,000 people populating the city of Pflugerville, its continual growth makes it a prime place to live. The name comes from its original German settlers by using the German word “pfluger” which translates to “ploughman”. As you may have guessed, Pflugerville farmed the area when it was first settled in the early 1800s.
Today, the city has a number of traditions that it holds dear such as their German festival called Deutschen Pfest
held every May. With a 45-mile trail system, residents of Pflugerville enjoy biking and hiking from downtown, finishing with a swim or stand-up paddle board session in the Lake Pflugerville
reservoir. Lake Pflugerville and the surrounding land within the 180-acre reservoir is also available for visitors to go jogging, canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing and other outdoor activities.
The Northeast Metro Skate and BMX Park is complete with multi-use fields, soccer fields, baseball and cricket fields, a basketball court, tennis court and a skate park. The Northeast Metro Skate and BMX Park also includes several playgrounds, restroom, picnic tables, grills, shelters, water play area and a concession building for rent.
With a city like Pflugerville, you get the small town lifestyle with the close proximity of some of Austin’s most fabulous amenities.