Founded in 1872, Elgin is located just 19 miles east of Austin. The charming town offers the best of both worlds… small town living and a convenient commute to Austin! Rich in history, Elgin has been designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a National Main Street Community and offers many award winning examples of historic preservation. With its varied scenery of rolling ranch land, piney woods, and acres of rich farm land, the area has much to offer its residents. You’ll find affordable homes, a small town school district, a number of golf courses, and easy access to Austin employers. The vibrant community has a number of events that show the pride they have in their community. Visit Elgin for the Western Days Festival, the Hogeye Festival, the Sausage Stampede or Holiday by the Tracks. There’s always something going on. You are also only 15 miles from historic Bastrop with theaters, restaurants and a charming town center that attracts visitors from all over Texas. But the thing that you’ll love about Elgin is its famous sausage. With its national reputation for Hot Sausage, Elgin is the perfect destination for Barbeque lovers! Local restaurants produce over three million pounds per year, and one taste will convince you that the reputation is well earned.
Elgin Homes for Sale
Homes in Elgin Texas
While there is wide range of home prices in Elgin, you’ll find that the affordability is one of the best attractions to the area. The average three bedroom, two bath home is about 2,000 square feet of living space and sells for about $125,000. You will certainly find home ranging from $40,000 to $400,000, but with an average price per square foot of $65, you’ll find some great possibilities for your new home purchase.