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GRANITE SHOALS, Texas

"Your Gateway to Lake LBJ", "City of Parks"

Population (2012): 4,936Tax Rate (2010): 2.118/$100
Elevation: 879 ftArea: 3.2 smCounty: Burnet
Zip Code: 78654Area Code: 830-598Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: 30° 35' 13" N, 98° 22' 54" W
Location: SW part of county; NW shore of Lake LBJ; 44 mi NW of Austin
Highways: RM 1431Rivers: ColoradoLakes: LBJ (see Highland Lakes)


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITY: City of Granite Shoals
  • City Of Granite Shoals: Ofc: 830-598-2424
    2221 N Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654
    Web: www.graniteshoals.org
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Welecome To Granite Shoals NEIGHBORING TOWNS: 17 mi SW of Burnet; NW of Cottonwood Shores; 4 mi SE of Highland Haven; N of Horseshoe Bay; 8 mi SE of Kingsland; 7 mi W Marble Falls; NW of Meadowlakes; NE of Sunrise Beach

PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Residential area, suburb of Marble Falls

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS:
  • Local waterfront parks & water recreation on Lake LBJ
  • Proximity to all of the Highland Lakes and many Parks in the region
NEARBY & HILL COUNTRY-WIDE ATTRACTIONS: See Attractions. Because of the close proximity of several communities to Marble Falls, all of them surrounding Lake LBJ and Lake Marble Falls (see above list), there are many golf courses, parks and other attractions within just a few miles of Marble Falls. Some of these nearby attractions include:
  • Lake Buchanan Area: Buchanan Dam & Museum & Visitor Center; Vanishing Texas River Cruise; Canyon Of The Eagles Lodge & Nature Park; State & LCRA Parks
  • Burnet: Austin Steam Train Association's "Hill Country Flyer"; Highland Lakes Air Museum; Fort Croghan; Delaware Springs Golf Course; Perissos Vineyard And Winery; Falkenstein Castle
  • Cottonwood Shores: The Hill Country Theatre
  • Highland Lakes: Lake Recreation & Water Sports
  • Horseshoe Bay: Granite Beach Recreation Area; Marriott Resort & Golf Courses
  • Kingsland: Falkenstein Castle; Inks Lake State Park; Inks Lake Dam National Fish Hatchery; Longhorn Cavern State Park; Buchanan Dam; Golf Courses; Packsaddle Mountain; Historic Rail Yard Complex
  • Meadowlakes: Golf & Country Club
  • Round Mountain: Auction Barn; Historic Church & Inn
  • Sunrise Beach: Flat Creek Winery
PARKS: There are many state, county and LCRA parks in the greater area as profiled on the Parks page. Some of these parks include:
  • Lake Buchanan Area: Canyon Of The Eagles Nature Park; State & LCRA Parks
  • Burnet: Longhorn Cavern State Park; Inks Lake State Park; Inks Lake Dam National Fish Hatchery
  • Horseshoe Bay: Granite Beach Recreation Area
  • Kingsland: Inks Lake State Park; Inks Lake Dam National Fish Hatchery; Longhorn Cavern State Park; Nightengale Archaeological Center
  • Spicewood: Grelle Recreation Area; Narrows Recreation Area; Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area
Local city parks: Granite Shoals is popular with lake enthusiasts with its 18 city parks, 16 of which are located on Lake Lyndon B. Johnson. See www.graniteshoals.org/parks. Local parks include:
  • Belair, Bluebriar, Briar, Castlebriar, Castleshoals, Clear Cove, Crockett, East Bay, Greenbriar, Hill Side, Lakecrest, Lakeview, Sherwood, Sherwood Downs, Timberhill, Veteran's Memorial, Woodland Hills
  • Quarry Park: At Municipal Complex, at RM 1431 & 2221 Phillips Ranch Rd. Includes two QuickStart Tennis courts for youth and senior play, the first installation of the Andy Roddick International Tennis Center. Includes Leo Manzano Hike, Bike & Run Trail.
EVENT CALENDAR:
  • Sep: Fall Festival
For full details on these and 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: MAPS: Local Google; Hill Country Special Maps

HISTORY: Handbook of Texas Online: "It takes its name from the granite shoals that were evident on the Colorado River before the construction of Wirtz Dam and Lake Granite Shoals (later Lake Lyndon B. Johnson). Granite Shoals was developed as a lake resort but became an incorporated community in the 1960s. Its population doubled from 300 in the late 1960s to 634 in the early 1980s and again by 1990 to 1,378. By 2000 the population was 2,040."

PRIOR CITY NAMES: None

HISTORICAL MARKERS:

CEMETERIES:

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

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

NOTES:

School District: Marble Falls Independent School District serves Granite Shoals. See Marble Falls

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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY


CHURCHES


CHRIST REDEEMER FELLOWSHIP OF GRANITE SHOALS: 830-598-2034; 2000 Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. http://christ-redeemer.org Baptist

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF GRANITE SHOALS: 830-598-5214; 505 S Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.fbcgs.org

Methodist GRACE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 830-598-7794; 4007 Valley View Ln, CR 416, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.umc.org

HARVEST TIME WORSHIP CENTER: 830-596-2702, 722 RR 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

PRIMERA IGLESIA BAUTISTA CALVARIO OF GRANITE SHOALS: 830-598-8745; 3406 Prairie Creek Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH: 830-598-6656; 6642 RR 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

Dial 911 in emergencies
EMERGENCIES
(Police, Fire, EMS/Medical)
Dial 911


Crime Stoppers
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers
GRANITE SHOALS EMS: 830-693-7277; 8410 RR 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654
Fire & Rescue
GRANITE SHOALS FIRE DEPT: Admin: 830-596-8110; 8410 RR 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.gsfd.us, www.graniteshoals.org/fire_dept.htm

GRANITE SHOALS POLICE DEPT: Admin: 830-598-4818; 410 N Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. Facebook

GRANITE SHOALS POLICE OFFICERS ASSN: 830-693-3611; www.gspoa.org




LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT:

GRANITE SHOALS, CITY OF: Ofc: 830-598-2424, Fax: 830-598-6538; 2221 N Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.graniteshoals.org. Facebook. Email: citymanager@graniteshoals.org; citysecretary@graniteshoals.org

LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: See: Burnet County Government Offices

Precinct 4

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

USPS US POSTAL SERVICE (USPS): 800-275-8777; www.usps.com
Local post office: 830-598-1577/1219; 908 N Phillips Ranch Rd, Unit B, Granite Shoals, TX 78654


CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies




DAY & SEASON HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES:

See full list of leases for this town at: Hunting & Fishing.




PEACEFUL ROOST: 512-413-6690; Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.peacefulroost.com

TROPICAL HIDEAWAY BEACH RESORT: 830-598-9896; 604 Highcrest, Granite Shoals, TX 78654-2780. www.tropicalhideaway.com


MEDICAL SERVICES


(THE) AUSTIN DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC: 800-925-8899; 5701 Slaughter Ln, Apt W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.adclinic.com

IRVIN, CHANDRA C: 830-596-3081; Granite Shoals, TX 78654


MISCELLANEOUS GOODS & SERVICES


ANTHEM (FORMERLY FIRST FINANCIAL) BANK & TRUST: 830-598-4444; corner of N Phillips Ranch Rd and RM 1431, 8110 W RM 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.TexasCountryBank.com

BLACK PEARL MARKET: 830-598-5569; 1404 N Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

BOLEYN'S TREE & LAWN SERVICE: 830-598-5978; Granite Shoals, TX 78654

BUCK'S FOOD AND FUEL: Phillips Ranch Rd and RM 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

CONVENIENCE STORE: Prairie Creek Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

CORNER MARKET: 830-598-5569; 1404 S Phillips RR, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

CORIX UTILITIES DEPOT: 7150 RM 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

DOLLAR GENERAL STORE: 830-596-1017; 7111 W RM 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.dollargeneral.com

DAPONTE DIRTWORK: 830-596-3167; 504 E Granite Castle, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

EAGLES THRIFT SHOP: See Eagles below

ELEMENT 7: 7223 FM 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654.

JOSEPH'S STOREHOUSE: 830-598-5214; 706 Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. A non-profit food pantry (partner with Central Texas Food Bank).

Eagles FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES: www.foe.com. An international non-profit organization uniting fraternally in the spirit of liberty, truth, justice, and equality, to make human life more desirable by lessening its ills and promoting peace, prosperity, gladness and hope.
Local: Eagles #4303 Highland Lakes, 830-598-1556. Eagles raise money with Friday night suppers (revolving menu) and thrift shop next door.

GRANITE SHOALS COMMUNITY CENTER: 1208 N Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

GRANITE SHOALS FOOD PANTRY: 8102 RR 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. Donations needed and accepted

GARAGE DOOR REPAIRS: 830-586-3830; Castlewood Dr, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

HARVEST OF LOVE FOOD PANTRY: 830-598-6656; 6642 FM 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

JET STOP: 830-598-2300; 7000 RM 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

LA ROPA BOUTIQUE & EXCHANGE: 830-598-8268; 6825 RR 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. Facebook. Re-cycled and new clothing

M & M BUSINESS SOLUTIONS: 817-291-6000; Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.mmbizsolutions.com

MARBLEOUS DESIGN: 830-265-4275; 508 Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.marbleousdesign.com

MIMI'S MARKET: 830-598-2860; 808 S Phillips Ranch Rd, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

MIKE'S APPLIANCE REPAIR SERVICE: 830-220-3721; 2002 Valley View Ln, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

NATIONAL ACTIVE & RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES: 830-596-8056; 1807 Belaire Dr, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

RADIO STATION-KLKE 92.9 FM, Granite Shoals: Granite Shoals, TX 78654

R/T MARINE: 830-598-1871; 6925 FM 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

SAFECO GRANITE SHOALS: 830-596-2100; 1010 North Phillips Ranch Rd, Marble Falls, TX 78654-2018. Insurance

WILLIAMS AIR: 830-637-9473; 922 Jefferson Dr, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. Air conditioning




SHEER MAGIC PET GROOMING: 830-596-6774; 8100 FM 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. Pet Boarding/Pet Sitting

Note: See separate listing sections for horses, riding, equestrian, sitters and other care.




JOYCE BOYD REALTORS: 830-598-6731; 525 Cedarhill, Granite Shoals, TX 78654-3025

SHIRLEY STIELER - REALTOR: 830-598-4230; 7005 W Hwy 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

SUNHOUSE INC: 830-598-9293; Hwy 2147, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

WYCKOFF REAL ESTATE: 830-598-6597; 6503 Hwy 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654-1593


RESTAURANTS-DINING-BEVERAGES-ENTERTAINMENT


AUTENTICAMENTE EL MEXICANO TAQUERTA RESTAURANT: 830-596-1699; 4110 Valleyview Ln, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

EL TAPATIO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: 830-598-2394; 6924 W RR 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

FARM HOUSE RESTAURANT: 830-598-2934; 8037 W RR 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

LA CABANA MEXICAN FOOD RESTAURANT: 830-598-5462; 7005 RR 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654

NELLY'S ICE CREAM SHOP: 830-598-5653; 4110 CR 416, Marble Falls, TX 78654

RYDER'S BAR, GRILL AND DANCE HALL: 830-598-8232; 7911 RM 1431, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.facebook.com/rydersdancehall. Live entertainment

TAQUERIA EL MEXICANO: 830-598-6869; 4110 CR 416, Granite Shoals, TX 78654




SHERWOOD FOREST RV PARK: 830-598-6885; 204 E Greenbriar, Granite Shoals, TX 78654


SCHOOLS


HIGHLAND LAKES HEAD START: 830-598-7667; 8200 FM 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. www.wbco.net. Ages 3-5

HIGHLAND LAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: 830-798-3650; 8200 FM 1431 W, Granite Shoals, TX 78654. H.A. Barnett Road/Phillips Ranch Road and RM 1431. Grades: PK-5. See Marble Falls for Marble Falls CISD.




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LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:

CITY OF GRANITE SHOALS WATER DEPT: Ofc: 830-598-2424

SEWER: Septic tank inspections required by LCRA on transfer of ownership.

Note: Most services are provided by agencies in Marble Falls. Natural Gas: Atmos; Cable-Internet: Northland; Garbage: Allied Waste

Internet: Northland

See options and full details in Marble Falls Directory, in Utilities section.

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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