Caliterra in Dripping Springs is the Gateway to the Texas Hill Country. Residents will love this quaint little town near Austin. Here are a few things you should know about living in Dripping Springs, TX.
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A Brief History
Dripping Springs, Texas was founded in 1854 by three families from Mississippi. When they landed on top of what is now called Wallace Mountain, they decided that’s where they wanted to live. Many people started living in Dripping Springs, TX because of the abundance of trees for building and clean drinking water. Surprisingly, Dripping Springs didn’t have their first mayor until 1981 when they became an incorporated town.
Dripping Springs is a Dark Sky Community
Dripping Springs has always put a focus on maintaining the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country. The residents seek an eco-friendly lifestyle that helps them be at home with nature. Dripping Springs is a Dark Sky Community, which means they’ve been recognized for their efforts to maintain their beautiful city. Read our previous blog to find out more about what a Dark Sky Community is and the benefits of living in one.
While Dripping Springs may not be a big bustling city, there are tons of things to do for those seeking a lifestyle of active living. Citizens can get back to nature and cool off in Hamilton Pool Preserve. They can also get a taste of the local drinks from the Tex Mex beer at Twisted X Brewing Company, to the fine wine at Bell Springs Winery.
Dripping Springs City Events
Just as the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs will have community events, Dripping Springs has city events. The city has fun, annual events like the Founders’ Day celebration in the spring and the Gathering Festival of Fine Arts in October. They also have an annual Cajun Crawfish Boil every September and Chili Cook-off every October.
Living in Dripping Springs, TX is wonderful and full of fun things to do. That’s why Caliterra is so excited to be a part of such an amazing city! For more information about the master-planned community of Caliterra in Dripping Springs, visit the Caliterra living website today.