Lago Vista

Lago Vista is on Lake Travis and Farm Road 1431, twenty miles northwest of Austin in northwestern Travis County. The area was developed in the 1960s as a lake resort; summer homes, camping facilities, and water sports were the main attractions. The community voted to incorporate in the early 1980s with a mayor-council form of city government. Lago Vista's population was reported as 2,500 in 1988 and as 2,199 in 1990. In 2000 the population grew to 4,507.

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

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Adoption Status:
This place has been adopted and will not be available until August 18, 2024
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Dedication Message:
Family focused life in the outdoors and on the water. Come join us and tell us your story. All are welcome here.

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Place type

Lago Vista is classified as a Town


Latitude: 30.45164140
Longitude: -97.98998100

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated


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