Jonestown Texas Visitors & Relocation Guide

Your Guide to Visiting and Living in Jonestown, Texas on Lake Travis

Jonestown, Texas, known as the “Gateway to the Hill Country”, is located 20 miles northwest of Austin. Jonestown is located next to Lago Vista and is tucked away in a quiet cove on Lake Travis. The area boasts 5 public parks that feature recreational facilities, picnic sites with outdoor grills, playscapes and much more. 2 of the parks are on the shores of Lake Travis providing excellent spots for canoe, kayaking and fishing. In addition there are shops, restaurants and annual festivals and events. Also located in Jonestown is the beautiful community called The Hollows. The Hollows is a master-planned community Northwest of Austin resting on the NorthShore of Lake Travis, spanning over 1,400 acres of Austin Hill Country and offering homes for sale. In addition, there is a variety of vacation rental properties. With countless resort-style amenities, and miles of golf cart and hiking trails connecting the community, The Hollows is the perfect place to visit or call home. With its proximity to Lago Vista and the Texas Hill Country Jonestown has offers lots of amenities for residents as well as a relaxed lakeside lifestyle.

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Jonestown Quick Facts


  • Elevation: 774′ above msl
  • Area: 15.52 sq. miles
  • County: Travis
  • Location: Lake Travis, 20 miles NW of Austin, 27 miles from Marble Falls, 11 miles from Cedar Park

Local Facts

  • Incorporated: 1985
  • Government: Mayor-council
  • Population: 1,967 (2020)
  • Zip Code: 78645
  • Public Transportation: Cap Metro Bus, Route 214

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