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COTTONWOOD SHORES, Texas
"no slogan"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)
- City Of Cottonwood Shores: Ofc: 830-693-3830; Fax: 830-693-6436
3808 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657
- Cottonwood Pride: Web. Upcoming projects for the City of Cottonwood Shores
- The Marble Falls/Lake LBJ Chamber serves members in Cottonwood Shores, at marblefalls.org
- Community Organizations Of Cottonwood Shores: cottonwoodshores.net
PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Residential community very close to Marble Falls
MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: See full details in City Directory below.
- The Hill Country Community Theatre: 830-693-2474; 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
- 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
- Inks Lake SP (just S of Buchanan Dam)
- LAKE BUCHANAN SHORE PARKS:
- LAKE LBJ SHORE PARKS:
- Cottonwood Shores: Community Park, Alvin Wirtz
- Granite Shoals: Belair, Bluebriar, Briar, Castlebriar, Castleshoals, Clear Cove, Crockett, East Bay, Greenbriar, Hill Side, Lakecrest, Lakeview, Quarry, Sherwood, Sherwood Downs, Timberhill, Veteran's Memorial, Woodland Hills
- Highland Haven: None
- Horseshoe Bay: Granite Beach, Martin
- Kingsland: Kingsland Community
- Sunrise Beach: None
- LAKE MARBLE FALLS SHORE PARKS:
- Longhorn Cavern SP (E of Colorado River, between Kingsland and Buchanan Dam)
- 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, firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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, email@example.com
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: 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
See services provided by agencies in Marble Falls.
OTHER PROFILES: City Data; ePodunk; Texas Escapes (not available); Wikipedia
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.
A-STORAGE & CAR WASH: 830-798-8028; 4011 FM-2147 W, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657
ALL CLEAR AUTO GLASS: 830-265-4981; 4213 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657
(RED RIVER) GREASE MONKEY (Formerly ALAN'S WRENCH and TREAD WORKS TIRE & AUTO): 830-693-0034; 3907 FM-2147 W, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. greasemonkeyauto.com/cottonwood-shores-texas-78657-center-1120
PARADISE MOTORS: 830-693-4111; 4007 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657
LAKE LBJ YACHT CLUB & MARINA: 830-693-9172; 200 S Wirtz Dam Rd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. lakelbjmarina.com. Marina, boat rentals, cabins, restaurant (Forno's, see below)
(Police, Fire, EMS/Medical)
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers
MARBLE FALLS AREA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS): Admin: 830-693-7277. marblefallsareaems.org
COTTONWOOD SHORES POLICE DEPT: Admin: 830-693-1410; 3915 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. cottonwoodshores.org/POLICE.htm
COTTONWOOD SHORES AREA VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: Admin: 830-693-5191;
POB 8997, 610 Birch Ln, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. cwsvfd.org. Est 1978
CAPCOG Emergency Alert System: Warn Central Texas: 512-916-6000; Web. Register to get free alerts for emergencies, by phone, text, email.
LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT: Unincorporated
COTTONWOOD SHORES, CITY OF: Ofc: 830-693-3830; Fax: 830-693-6436; 3808 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. cottonwoodshores.org
Civic Center: 830-693-3830; 4111 Cottonwood Drive; Cottonwood Shores. Available for rental.
Community Park: 830-693-3830; 4111 Cottonwood Drive; Cottonwood Shores. Located just outside of the Civic Center, Has a few things for the kids to do, including: a splash pad (open at designated times through the year), slides, swings, and many playscapes.
Pavilion: 830-693-3830; 4111 Cottonwood Drive; Cottonwood Shores. Free usage.
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.
CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies
As a residential community, there are no hunting opportunities in this town.
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. sw.org
COTTONWOOD STORAGE: 830-693-6431; FM-2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657.
HOZHONI ON THE HILL: 4425 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Hilltop wedding chapel built for parties of 40-80 people, with a 360-degree view of lakes Marble Falls and LBJ. And, a luxury “glamping” venue with 11 luxury glamping accommodations that sleep two to four people each. Construction for phases 2 and 3 should begin in 2022 and will include a health spa with pool and saunas, hot tubs and cold dips, massage rooms, a kitchen, training equipment, a yoga studio, and private retreat accommodations.
KELLCY'S GENERAL STORE: 830-637-7435; 4823 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657
LIVING ARTS & ARCHITECTURE: 830-798-9310; 4315 FM-2147, Ste Dr, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Copying, printing, and packaging and shipping services along with an art gallery and art supplies
LUMENERGI: 830-693-8285; 4119 FM-2147 W, Bldg 6, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Lighting technology
M&M GALLERIES: 512-736-4566; 4401 Cottonwood Dr, Ste D, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Art gallery
(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
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
(THE) CUPBOARD FOOD PANTRY: 830-693-1410; 4111 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Facebook. Drive in Birch Lane, and Exit Oak Lane. Food will be distributed to vehicle. No one will be refused. There will be a table outside the Civic Center for fresh produce and bakery items. If you have donations, please fill the table! Donations accepted everyday at 5807 Cottonwood Dr, at CWS Police Department.
HIGHLAND LAKES BREAKFAST CLUB: 512-521-0945; Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Meets 8:30a, Thurs, at Julie’s Cocina, 4319 FM-2147 West. Jennifer Kindred, Facebook
(THE) HILL COUNTRY COMMUNITY THEATRE (HCTC): Tickets: 830-798-8944; Ofc: 830-693-2474; 4003 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. 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
COTTONWOOD SHORES ANIMAL CONTROL: 830-693-1410; A division of the Police Department. Receptionist: Vanessa Ortega, firstname.lastname@example.org
HILL COUNTRY HOUNDS DOG SPA: 830-265-3647; 4119 FM-2147, Ste #4, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Dog grooming
LIVING LOVE ANIMAL RESCUE: 512-755-4476; 3710 Lakewood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Facebook
WHOLE PETS MARKET: 830-637-7117; 4823 FM-2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Facebook. Pet store
BAY COUNTRY REALTY GROUP: 830-201-1918; 4005 FM-2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. baycountryrealtygroup.com
BAY VIEW RESTAURANT AND BAR (formerly ON THE ROCKS): 830-637-7417; 4401 Cottonwood Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. diningontherocks.com. Re-built 2021. Bar, fine dining restaurant, live music, hilltop view overlooking Lake LBJ.
CASTLE ROCK PIZZA: 830-265-6380; 510 Castle Rock Dr, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Facebook. Brick oven pizza from scratch dough. Salads, dine-in, take out, delivery available
CHATA'S KITCHEN: 830-613-6370; 3816 Cottonwood Dr, Ste B, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. chataskitchen.com
COWTOWN TEXAS BBQ: 512-755-3863: 3803 FM-2147; Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. cowtowntexasbbq.com. Food trailer
FOXGLOVE BOTANICALS JUICE BAR & TEA GARDEN: 830-220-3430; 3801 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. foxglovebotanicals.com
FORNO'S AT LAKE LBJ YACHT CLUB & MARINA: 830-637-7878; 200 S Wirtz Dam Rd, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657. Facebook. Italian
HICCUP'S SPORTS BAR & GRILL: 830-220-9116; 4119 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. hiccupsonline.com
HUEY O'S: 830-265-0214; 510 Rock Ave, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657
JULIE'S COCINA: 830-265-5804; 4319 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. eatatjulies.com. Mexican Restaurantcont add Kynda Coffee to the Hill Country Directory as it is a new and booming coffee shop with great options!
KYNDA COFFEE, LLC: 512-219-6781; 4315 FM-2147, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. kyndacoffee.com. Specialty espresso drinks, baked goods
LESTOURGEON SEAFOOD COMPANY: 830-265-6116; 4320 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. lestourgeonseafoodcompany.com. Restaurant, seafood, American-style cuisine
PIZZA MIA'S: 830-693-6363; 4119 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. pizzamiahsb.com
POSSE BBQ: 512-265-5312; 510 Castlerock Ave, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. Facebook. Onsite, delivery, catering
SAUCY'S RESTAURANT, CATERING & COOKING: 830-693-4838; 4005 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657. saucyscatering.com
SUBWAY: 830-693-7799; 4823 FM-2147 W, Cottonwood Shores, TX 78657
LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:
CITY OF COTTONWOOD SHORES PUBLIC WORKS & UTILITIES DEPT: Ofc: 830-265-8148; Dennis Smart, Roy Schuster
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
LOWER COLORADO RIVER ASSOCIATION (LCRA): 800-776-5272; 3700 Lake Austin Blvd, Austin, TX 78703.lcra.org. LCRA plays a variety of roles in Central Texas: delivering electricity, managing the water supply and environment of the lower Colorado River basin, developing water and wastewater utilities, providing public recreation areas, and supporting community and economic development.
Emergencies (to report water pollution, such as spills or contamination): 1-800-776-5272 x6843
PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (PEC): pec.coop. A Texas non-profit corporation owned by its members, the largest electric cooperative in the country, covers 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 (formerly IESI, now aka Waste Connections): Austin HQ: 866-282-3508;
Trash removal service
REPUBLIC SERVICES: 480-627-2700; Phoenix, AZ.
Garbage collection, hauling, transfer, recycling
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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