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BRIARCLIFF, Texas

Pronounced: "BRIAR-cliff"

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Population (2015e): 1,510Elevation: 758 ftArea: 1.5 smCounty: Travis
Tax Rate (2010): 2.0498/$100
Zip Code: 78669Area Code: 512-264Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: 30° 24' 41" N, 98° 2' 42" W
Location: W part of county; SW shore of Lake Travis; 22 mi NW of Austin; 25 mi SW of Marble Falls
Highways: FR 2322Rivers: Colorado, PedernalesLakes: Travis (see Highland Lakes)


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITY: Briarcliff
  • Village Of Briarcliff: 512-264-2274, 302 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669
    www.briarclifftx.com; vbriarcliff@hotmail.com
  • Briarcliff Property Owners Association (BPOA): 512-264-1776; 22801 Briarcliff Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: NEIGHBORING TOWNS (by road): 14 mi NW of Bee Cave, 12 mi NW of The Hills, W of Hudson Bend, 11 mi NW of Lakeway, 12 mi SE of Spicewood

PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Residential community

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: Developed as a resort area in the 1960s, with summer homes, country clubs, golf and water sports. See full details in Directory below.
  • Briarcliff Golf Course: 512-264-1776; www.briarclifftx.com.
    See full details below and in Golf
  • Lake Travis Area: Lake Recreation, water sports, boating, fishing, swimming, restaurants, entertainment, shopping
NEARBY & HILL COUNTRY-WIDE ATTRACTIONS: See Attractions
Some of the very nearby attractions include: PARKS: There are many state, county and LCRA parks in the greater area as profiled on the Parks page. These nearby parks include:
  • Bee Cave: Hamilton Pool; Milton Reimers Ranch Park; Westcave Preserve
  • LAKE TRAVIS SHORE PARKS:
    • Briarcliff: Pace Bend
    • Hudson Bend: Mansfield Dam
    • Jonestown: Dave Reed, Fireman's, Jones Brothers, Laura Reed, Pecan Bottom, Shady, Veterans Memorial
    • Lago Vista: Arkansas Bend, Arrowhead Point, Bar-K, Cody, Emerald, Greenshore, Hancock, Heather, Marina View
    • Lakeway: Dragon, Lakeway City, Porpoise, Rebel, Sailfish, Swim Center
    • Hudson Bend: Mansfield Dam
    • NW Lake Travis: Camp Creek, Gloster Bend, Turkey Bend
    • Oasis: Mansfield Dam
    • Point Venture: Arkansas Bend, Dink Pearson
    • Spicewood: Grelle, Muleshoe Bend, Narrows
    • Volente: Bob Wentz-Windy Point, Cypress Creek, Hippie Hollow, Malberper, Sandy Creek, Shaffer Bend, Tom Hughes, Turkey Bend, Volente Beach Waterpark
EVENT CALENDAR: None
For full details on nearby events see Festivals & Major Events, Trade Days & Farmers Markets, Live Entertainment, and calendars on our other focus topic pages accessible from the menu above.

WEATHER: Local Weather; Hill Country-wide Weather

MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below. MAPS: Local Google; Hill Country Special Maps

HISTORY & profiles: Handbook of Texas Online: "It was developed as a resort area in the 1960s, with summer homes, country clubs, and water sports providing the main attractions. The population was reported as 129 in 1988 and 335 in 1990. In 2000 the population was 895."

PRIOR CITY NAMES:

HISTORICAL MARKERS:

CEMETERIES: None

AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: no; Convenience Stores: no; Restaurants: yes; Lodging: no; Grocery Stores: no; Banks: no; Vehicle Repair: no; Hospital: no; Med Clinic: no; Post Office: no; Public Schools: no; Cemetery: no

OTHER PROFILES: City Data; Podunk Profile; Texas Escapes (not available); Wikipedia

NOTES:

Because of the proximity to the neighboring much larger Spicewood and Lakeway areas, see their profile and directory for goods and services at: Spicewood, Lakeway

Postal addresses within Briarcliff use the Spicewood city name.

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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY

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CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers

VILLAGE OF BRIARCLIFF POLICE DEPARTMENT: 512-264-2274; 302 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669
Fire & Rescue
PEDERNALES FIRE DEPARTMENT - STATION 801 - Bee Creek Station: 512-264-1476; 801 Bee Creek Rd, Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.pedernalesfd.org




BRIARCLIFF GOLF COURSE: 512-264-1776; Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.briarclifftx.com. Private (Briarcliff Property Owners Assn), 9 holes. Located on S shore of Lake Travis.




LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT:

VILLAGE OF BRIARCLIFF: 512-264-2274; 302 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.briarclifftx.com; vbriarcliff@hotmail.com

LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: See: Travis County Government Offices

STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: For offices that represent the Hill Country,
see: Texas & Federal Government Offices


CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies




As a small residential community, there are no hunting opportunities in this town.




WHITECLIFF WATERFRONT CONDOS: 800-432-2312; 22658 Felicia Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669


MISCELLANEOUS GOODS & SERVICES


BRIARCLIFF BISTRO AND BACON BAR: 512-264-0029; 108 Pace Bend Rd S, Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.briarcliffbistro.com

BRIARCLIFF MARINA: 512-264-2666; 406 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.briarcliffmarina.com. Offers rental of pontoon boats, PWC, ski boats, party barges and houseboats. Ship's Store. Fuel dock.

BRIARCLIFF PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION (BPOA): 512-264-1776; Briarcliff, TX 78669. Maintains roads, parks and LOCHS

EMCEE'S EATERY & CATERING CO: 512-264-0029; 108 S Pace Bend Rd, Briarcliff, TX 78669. http://emceeseatery.com

LAKEHOUSE CAFE: 512-264-7040; 406 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.lakehousecafe.com

(THE) LANTERN BAR & GRILL: 512-660-5774; 513 Sleat Dr, Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.thelanternbarandgrill.com

LEE'S ALMOST BY THE LAKE: 512-264-2552; 801 Pace Bend Rd S, Briarcliff, TX 78669. www.eatatlees.com

PACE BEND RV PARK: 512-382-6295; 301 Pace Bend Rd N, Spicewood, TX 78669. www.pacebendrvpark.com




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LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:

BRIARCLIFF CITY WATER: 512-264-2274; Briarcliff, TX 78669

HILL COUNTRY-WIDE UTILITY PROVIDERS:

For Hill Country area utility service providers (electric, gas, water, sewer, trash),
telecom providers (land lines, cellular service, TV, internet), and related services (package delivery, newspaper, etc.), click: Utilities & Telecom


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