Established in 1848 as a trade center for agricultural region. Seat of Williamson county
at edge of black, fertile farmland and Hill country ranch lands. Participation in main
Street Project has resulted in preservation and restoration of downtown Victorian
commercial architecture. Site of Southwestern Univ., prestigious Methodist school founded
Visitors may tour a factory that produces more than a thousand kinds of colorful,
Family Playscape - Towers, bridges, tunnels, pathways and skyways give children
the opportunity to play in an imaginative and creative environment. Designed by children
and built by families of Georgetown, the playscape provides recreational opportunities for
everyone. In San Gabriel park by beautiful San Gabriel River.
Inner Space Cavern - Texas' newest and most accessible cavern; subterranean
beauty of stalactites, stalagmites and flowstones plus remains of prehistoric mastodons,
wolves and Ice Age animals. Creative lighting and acoustics dramatize the natural beauty.
Average temperature, 72 degrees year round. On I-35, one mile south of town. Admission.
Historic Districts - City is home to three National Register Historic Districts,
showcasing more than 180 homes and buildings. They include the Willaimson county
courthouse District, the Belford National district, and the University Avenue / Elm Street
District. Walking and driving tour information available at the visitor center.
Mood Heritage Museum - Indian and Texana displays; changing exhibits. Open Tues.
, Thurs. afternoons, Fri. morning. On southwestern Univ. campus.
Visitor Center - for information about events, attractions,
shopping restaurants and lodging, stop by the center at 101 West 7th Street. The center
can also arrange guided tours for a nominal fee. Open Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun. 1
- 5 p.m. for information, call 1-800-436-8696.