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COTTONWOOD SHORES, Texas

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Population (2015e): 1,158COL Index (2008): 77.6Tax Rate (2010): 2.170/$100
Elevation: 830 ftArea: .9 smCounty: Burnet
Zip Code: 78657Area Code: 830-693Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: 30° 33' 22" N, 98° 19' 28" W
Location: S part of county; 1.7 mi SW of Marble Falls, 3 mi E of Horseshoe Bay; 3 mi W of US 281
Highways: FM 2147Creeks: NoneRivers: ColoradoLakes: LBJ (see Lakes)


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITY: Cottonwood Shores City Logo
  • City Of Cottonwood Shores: Ofc: 830-693-3830; Fax: 830-693-6436
    3808 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657
    Web: www.cottonwoodshores.org
  • Cottonwood Pride: Web. Upcoming projects for the City of Cottonwood Shores
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: NEIGHBORING TOWNS: ; SE of Granite Shoals; SE of Highland Haven; 3 mi E of Horseshoe Bay; SE of Kingsland; 1.7 mi SW of Marble Falls; W of Meadowlakes; SE of Sunrise Beach

PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Residential community very close to Marble Falls

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: See full details in City Directory below. Hill Country Community Theatre
  • The Hill Country Community Theatre: 830-693-2474; www.thehcct.org
  • Cottonwood Shores Public Boat Ramp: A municipal facility on Lake Marble Falls, included swimmiing area, boat parking. Located off the intersection of Lakeview and Westwood drives.
  • Proximity to all of the Highland Lakes and many Parks in the region
NEARBY & HILL COUNTRY-WIDE ATTRACTIONS: See Attractions
  • Horseshoe Bay: Granite Beach Recreation Area; Marriott Resort & Golf Courses
  • Marble Falls: Lake LBJ; Lake Marble Falls; Historic Main Street District; Falls On The Colorado Museum; Fox Memorial Marker & Panoramic View; Sweet Berry Farm; Marble Falls Historic Train Depot & Chamber Visitor Center; Granite Mountain/Cold Spring Texas Granite Company
PARKS: There are many state, county and LCRA parks in the greater area as profiled on the Portal Parks page. EVENT CALENDAR:
  • New Mid-Oct - Cottonwood Rocks Festival: at VFD & Library. 9a-6p. Fundraiser for both organizations, includes live concert, BBQ Cook-Off, vendors. Free, annual event. Contact: Mary Ann, 830-220-9020, cottonwoodrocks.info@gmail.com
  • New Every Sat & Sun, Oct thru mid-Dec, Castlerock Market & Art Bazzar: Located N side of FM 2147, approx 3 mi W of the Colorado River Bridge on US 281. Open air, vendors, locally made crafts, produce. Contact: Castlerock, 830-598-2387, castlerockmarket@aol.com
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: Handbook of Texas Online: "By the early 1970s Cottonwood Shores was shown on county maps as a residential development situated along the Colorado River just below Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. The community incorporated around 1987 and established a mayor-council form of city government. In 1990 the population was 548. That figure had increased to 877 by 2000. Cottonwood Shores has its own police department and volunteer fire department, as well as a community theater. Cottonwood Community Church serves an interdenominational congregation."

PRIOR CITY NAMES: None

HISTORICAL MARKERS: See Texas Historical Commission's Historic Sites Atlas: http://atlas.thc.state.tx.us. Includes interactive map plus detailed descriptions of historical markers, cemeteries, museums, all searchable by county.

CEMETERIES: See THC Historic Sites Atlas above.
  • Fox: Oak Ln
AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: no; Convenience Stores: no; Restaurants: yes; Lodging: no; Grocery Stores: no; Banks: no; Vehicle Repair: yes; Hospital: no; Med Clinic: yes; Post Office: no; Public Schools: no; Cemetery: yes

See services provided by agencies in Marble Falls.

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

NOTES:

Most services are provided by agencies in Marble Falls.

While located within or closer to Cottonwood Shores, many of these listings (and their US postal addresses) are at Horseshoe Bay


We welcome inquiries, comments and submission of updates, additions, corrections & digital photos,
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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY

Note: Also see nearby Horseshoe Bay because of the close proximity and many businesses use the Horseshoe Bay post office address.


AUTOMOTIVE, VEHICLES, HEAVY EQUIPMENT & RELATED SERVICES


ALAN'S WRENCH (Formerly TREAD WORKS TIRE & AUTO): 830-693-0034; 3907 FM 2147 W, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. www.treadworkstire.com

ALL CLEAR AUTO GLASS: 830-265-4981; 4213 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657

PARADISE MOTORS: 830-693-4111; 4007 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657

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

MARBLE FALLS AREA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS): Admin: 830-693-7277. www.marblefallsareaems.org

COTTONWOOD SHORES POLICE DEPT: 830-693-1410; Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657 Fire & Rescue

COTTONWOOD SHORES AREA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: Admin: 830-693-5191;
POB 8997, 610 Birch Ln, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.cwsvfd.org. Est 1978




LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT: Unincorporated

COTTONWOOD SHORES, CITY OF: Ofc: 830-693-3830; Fax: 830-693-6436; 3808 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.cottonwoodshores.org

LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: See: Burnet County Government Offices

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

Note: Postal services for Cottonwood Shores is provided Post Office in Horseshoe Bay

Note: Most other services are provided by agencies in Marble Falls.


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


MEDICAL SERVICES


MEREDITH LINDA A, MD: 830-598-4405; 100 Pecan Ln, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657

ROCHE, JR WARREN P, MD: 830-598-4405; 100 Pecan Ln, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657

SCOTT & WHITE CLINIC: 830-598-4405; POB 4733, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.sw.org


MISCELLANEOUS GOODS & SERVICES


A-STORAGE & CAR WASH: 830-798-8028; 4011 FM 2147 W, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

BAY MARINE & SPORTS CENTER: 830-693-2952; 1 S Wirtz Dam Rd, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.baymarine-sc.com

COTTONWOOD STORAGE: 830-693-6431; FM 2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657.

KELLCY'S GENERAL STORE: 830-637-7435; 4823 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657

LAKE LBJ YACHT CLUB & MARINA, & GRANITE BEACH GRILL: 830-693-9172; 200 S Wirtz Dam Rd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. www.lakelbjmarina.com. Marina, boat rentals, cabins, restaurant (Forno's, see below)

LIVING ARCHITECTURE: 830-798-9310; 4401 Cottonwood Dr, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

LUMENERGI: 830-693-8285; 4119 FM 2147 W, Bldg 6, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Lighting technology

(THE) MOD SHOP: 830) 693-7580; 4209 FM 2147 W, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

PUFFY'S: 512-540-1978; 4217 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Retail, antiques, consignments, jewelry, buy/sell gold

RAYNBOE'S: 830-693-6800; 4119 FM 2147 W, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

SHACKELFORD ASSOCIATES: 830-693-2941; 200 Wirtz Dam Rd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

TEXCOAT INC: 830-693-6777; 4209 FM 2147 W, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657


NON-PROFIT & PUBLIC SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS
Baptist

BIRTH OF HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH: 830-613-8703; Magnolia St, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Meets at the Cottonwood Shores Municipal Library

COTTONWOOD SHORES PUBLIC LIBRARY: 830-693-6467; 4111 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Web. Hours: Tue-Thur 10a-6a, Fri 10a-6p

Hill Country Community Theater (THE) HILL COUNTRY COMMUNITY THEATRE (HCTC): Tickets: 830-798-8944; Ofc: 830-693-2474; 4003 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.thehcct.org. A non-profit organization founded in 1985. They stage family-oriented theatre, with four nonmusical and two musical productions per season, with at least one summer production geared toward the involvement of kids as well as adults. The theatre facility is available for rental.

LIVING LOVE THRIFT STORE: 512-755-4476; RR 2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657




LIVING LOVE ANIMAL RESCUE: 512-755-4476; 3710 Lakewood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Facebook


RESTAURANTS-DINING-BEVERAGES-ENTERTAINMENT


FOXGLOVE BOTANICALS: 830-220-3430; 3801 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.foxglovebotanicals.com

FORNO'S AT LAKE LBJ YACHT CLUB & MARINA: See listing above.

HICCUPS SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 830-568-4953; 4119 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Facebook

HUEY O'S: 830-265-0214; 510 Rock Ave, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www..com

ON THE ROCKS: 830-637-7417; 4401 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.diningontherocks.com

PIZZA MIA'S: 830-693-6363; 4119 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. www.pizzamiahsb.com

SAUCY'S RESTAURANT, CATERING & COOKING: 830-693-4838; 4005 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. http://saucyscatering.com

SUBWAY: 830-693-7799; 4823 FM 2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657




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LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:

CITY OF COTTONWOOD SHORES WATER-SEWER DEPT: Ofc: 830-693-3830

CITY OF COTTONWOOD SHORES WATER PLANT: 830-693-5666; 3915 Cottonwood Dr, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657

Note: Other than water & sewer, most services are provided by companies in Marble Falls

OTHER LOCAL PROVIDERS: See Marble Falls

PEC PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (PEC): www.pec.coop. A Texas non-profit corporation owned by its members, the largest electric cooperative in the country, coves 8,100 square miles, 214,000 members, with assets over $1 billion.
HQ, Connections & Service Startup: 1-888-554-4732
Emergencies, Outages & Marking of Underground Utility Lines, 24x7: 1-888-883-3379
Nearest Local Office: See Marble Falls Progressive Waste Solutions

PROGRESSIVE WASTE SOLUTIONS (formerly IESI): Austin HQ: 866-282-3508;
877-307-4374. www.progressivewaste.com.
Trash removal service

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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