E L G I N


The city of Elgin was created by the Houston and Texas Central Railroad in 1872 and named for Robert Morris Elgin. Elgin is considered the "Sausage Capital of Texas" since it has been making great sausage since 1882. It is also known for its reliable bricks and has three brick making companies still in existence.

The community is rich is history and has been designated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as a National Main Street Community and has many award winning examples of historic preservation.



ELGIN LOCATION and FACTS -- Elgin is located 19 scenic miles east of Austin on Highway 290.

Map of Elgin
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OUT & ABOUT IN ELGIN

 
ATTRACTIONS

ART & ARTISANS ELGIN STYLE
The Elgin Depot Museum
Visit Historic Downtown
 
Elgin Memorial Park 
Morris Memorial Park
Thomas Memorial Park
Veterans' Memorial Park
 
Shenandoah Park & Greenbelt 


 
NEAREST GOLF

Shadowglen Golf Course -- Manor
Mustang Creek Golf Course -- Taylor

 
  RESTAURANTS
City Café
Coffee Catz
Likity Splits Ice Cream Parlor
Meyers Elgin Smokehouse
Morelia Mexican Café
Nirvana Smoothies & Cafe
Southside Market & Bbq
Elgin Restaurants
ANNUAL EVENTS


LINKS & IMPORTANT NUMBERS

City of Elgin Parks and Recreation
Elgin Chamber of Commerce

Elgin Courier Newspaper

    Cable
Time Warner Cable 1-800-418-8848

     Electric Services

TXU Energy 1-800-242-9113
Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative

      GAS

Centerpoint Engery Entex 979-743-4115

     Internet Services

Eccentrix Wireless 426-4929

     Phone

SWB/ATT 1-800-464-7928

     Waste

City of Elgin 285-5721 ext. 16
BFI 281-1180
Atex Disposal 281-4224

     Water

City of Elgin 285-5721 ext. 16
Aqua Water (512) 303-3943
Manville Water  - Coupland (512) 856-2488



EDUCATION
Elgin Independent School District

Elgin Elementary School
Booker T. Washington Elementary School
Neidig Elementary School
Elgin Middle School
Elgin High School 
Phoenix High School

DID YOU KNOW THAT ELGIN HAS BEEN USED IN MANY FAMOUS FILMS?
  • 1974 Texas Chainsaw Massacre Toby Hopper (D)
  • 1975 Great Waldo Pepper Robert Redford (A)
  • 1990 Album cover photo Stevie Ray Vaughn (RA)
  • 1991 In Broad Daylight Brian Dennehy (A)
  • 1993 What’s Eating Gilbert Grape Johnny Depp (A) Leonardo DiCaprio (A)
  • 1993 Perfect World Clint Eastwood (D), Kevin Costner (A)
  • 1995 The Big Green Steve Guttenberg (A), Olivia d’Abo (A)
  • 1996 Cadillac Ranch Suzy Amis (A), Christopher Lloyd (A)
  • 1996 Children of the Corn IV Greg Spence (D), Naomi Watts (A), Jamie Renee Smith (A)
  • 1996 Michael Nora Ephron (D), John Travolta (A), Andy McDowell (A)
  • 1999 Varsity Blues John Voight (A), James Vanderbeck (A), Amy Smart (A)
  • 2000 Picnic Josh Roland (A), Gretchen Mole 9A)
  • 2002 25th Hour Spike Lee (D), Edward Norton (A), Phillip Symour Hoffman (A)
  • 2003 The Alamo Dennis Quaid (A), Billy Bob Thorton (A)
  • 2004 Slipping Down Live Guy Pearce (A)
  • 2004 Tom’s Wife Bradi Allen (A)
  • 2004 Friday Night Lights Bill Bob Thorton (A)
  • 2004 Music Video Los Lonely Boys (RA)
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007 The Bubble Gum King Documentory
  • 2007 Wire on the Blood British Television Series



Contact Us

Have a question about a home or want to talk about selling yours? Or, if you have any other questions or comments, then feel free to e-mail or call using any of the information below. You will get a response as quickly as possible.

Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
Phone: 512.892.4663
Direct: 512.917.1717
E-mail: jacqueline@jwproperties.net

                                    

JW Properties
5611 Hwy 290 West
Austin, TX 78735                                        
Phone: 512.892.4663
Fax: 512.892.4680

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Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
JW Properties
Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
JW Properties
Ph: 512.892.4663Fax:512.892.4680
5611 Hwy 290 West
Austin, TX 78735 US
5611 Hwy 290 West, Austin, TX78735
www.JWProperties.net
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