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Dripping Springs

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Dripping Springs is a city in Hays County, Texas, United States. The population was 1,788 at the 2010 census. Dripping Springs is a suburb of Austin, and is part of the metropolitan area.GeographyDripping Springs is located at , 21 miles southwest of Austin. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles, all of it land. The name "Dripping Springs" is a misnomer, as the city's springs maintain a steady trickle.The city bills itself as the Gateway to Hill Country, referring to the twenty-five county region known as Texas Hill Country.EducationThe City of Dripping Springs is served by the Dripping Springs Independent School District. The area is also served by the Pinnacle Campus of Austin Community College.EconomyDripping Springs is part of the Sustainable Places Project, an initiative to help Dripping Springs and other Central Texas cities create livable places that reflect community goals as the cities grow.An HEB grocery store and Home Depot are located in the middle of town near the junction of U.S. Highway 290 and RR 12. Dripping Springs is also a wedding destination and tourist spot. The city and surrounding area is recognized as a brewery, distillery, and winery destination.
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