THE CHARM OF BURNET, TEXAS
One of the fastest growing counties in Texas, Burnet County is located in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, with almost 1,000 square miles of beautiful lakes and rolling hills. Burnet County was organized in 1852, and like many counties of its time, had agriculture as its primary economic base. Although agriculture continues to play an active role in the lives of Burnet County citizens, tourism has taken a front seat in driving the economy of the county. Thousands come to Burnet County each year, taking advantage of the excellent boating, fishing, and camping opportunities.
MOVING TO BURNET COUNTY
Burnet’s Historic town square offers visitors a unique shopping and dining experience. Gift, antique, and collectible shops surround the square. There are several cafes and full-service restaurants on or within easy walking distance of the square. Motels, inns, bed and breakfasts, lakeshore cabins and Burnet’s proximity to so many sights make it the ideal hub for travels into our region. So no matter what your interests you will find something to please you in Burnet!
The City of Burnet, the county seat of Burnet County, is a hub of industry, commerce, and trade in the Highland Lakes area. Its modern schools, hospital, airport, and retail centers provide all the essentials for today’s society, while the scenic countryside and inviting parklands present a myriad of opportunities for those who want to get away from it all.
Throughout the year, the City of Burnet offers a vast array of events and activities for all ages. From the spring splash of bluebonnets and wildflowers to the fall festival of arts on the Arts and Crafts Trail, from the winter wonderland of the spectacular Christmas musical light display to the summer frontier shoot-outs and vintage steam train tours, Burnet is alive with sights and sounds that make it one of the Hill Country’s most popular destination spots in the state of Texas.
Come see for yourself why people call Burnet the jewel of the Highland Lakes.