Liberty Hill, Texas is a city between the north and south forks of San Gabriel River in in Williamson County. It is 15 miles west of Georgetown and 33 miles northwest of Austin. The town began back in the 1840’s with a few settlers. A post office was created in 1853 three miles west of the Liberty Hill’s current location. Soon after, William Oliver Spencer was named postmaster. Spencer was the individual to suggest the name Liberty Hill.
Today, Liberty Hill has several upscale neighborhoods being built around downtown. Current residents are trying to preserve Liberty Hill’s charm and history throughout all this growth. Downtown Liberty Hill still has many of their original buildings, a few of them restored.
One of the biggest attractions to Liberty Hill is a sculpture garden containing some of the best work from Mel Fowler and international sculptors. Liberty Hill is also well known for the historic Fort Tumbleweed. For over 30 years, Len and Lynda Kubiak have collected 16-acres worth of old, historic buildings and relics. The buildings and relics date back to the 1850’s. The Kubiak’s hope to bring life to this historic place. Schedule a tour and see the 12 amazing buildings at the historic Fort Tumbleweed.
Liberty Hill is within 40 miles of some of the best Texas Hill Country Attractions. The Austin Zoo is 31 miles away. Double Horn Brewing is 22 miles away. Inks Lake State Park is 26 miles away. The Longhorn Cavern State Park is 25 miles away. Pedernales Falls is 32 miles away. Rockhopper’s Family Fun Center is 22 miles away in Horseshoe Bay.