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Hutto, Texas has undergone a transformation over the past decade from a sleepy, rural Texas farm town of 1,250 in the year 2000 to one of Austin’s fastest growing suburbs with a population nearing 22,000 in 2016. The reason for Hutto’s exponential growth has been quality affordable housing and quality public schools coupled with the opening of SH-130. Low crime, moderate taxes, and convenient access to the Austin region have also made many people decide to call Hutto home. Hutto is minutes from the Austin Airport, the Dell Diamond, the Williamson County Expo Center, several hospitals and the Georgetown Square. Hutto is a great place for a business or a home!

Hutto is very proud that while being one of the fastest growing cities in the area, the small town feel continues to exist. Hutto is perhaps most widely known for its high school mascot – the hippo. There is quite a sense of place and one of the examples of this is the number of Hippos around town. There is even a map of the Hippo’s- much like the map of the stars homes!

Hutto High School was named one of the top 40 High Schools in Central Texas. Our schools emphasize excellence in Academics, Character and Community. In 2015, our Superintendent, Dr. Doug Killian, was named Region 13 Superintendent of the Year and our school board was given the Central Texas School Board of the Year award.

Hutto has access to higher education with the East Williamson County Higher Education Center. Temple College, Texas State Technical College and Central Texas A & M make it possible to go from preschool to a doctorate while living in Hutto!

We are proud of our many businesses, but one especially has earned National acclaim. The Texan Restaurant has been featured in Southern Living Magazine and is known for its pies. You will normally find the Texan pretty busy between the hours of 3PM-5PM Tuesdays through Saturdays, for Pie Happy Hour. Hutto holds Hutto Day at the (State) Capitol, and the free slice of the Texan’s Pies make this day one of the legislators and their staff’s favorites.

As most towns do, we have festivals- Reds, Whites & Brews, Crawfish Festival, Home & Garden Show, Old Tyme Days and Treats on East Street which all fill the downtown streets with residents and visitors.

All of these facts make Hutto a great place to live and do business! Come join us!

Related Links

City of Hutto

City of Hutto

The City of Hutto website has all the tools you need to learn more about the city, including budgets, city council, departments, charter, visitor information, a calendar of events within the city and much more.

Hutto ISD

Hutto ISD

The Mission of Hutto ISD is to inspire our students to be bold, innovative thinkers who demonstrate character and are academically prepared for an unlimited future through engaged learning and exceptional activities that involve all members of the Hippo Nation.

Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce

Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce

The Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the very best choices for growing your business, making profitable connections and developing lifelong friends. Growing from a small local Chamber in 1986 to one with over 330 members (with 2,837 employees) from the four corners and beyond, our membership represents businesses throughout the area.

Hutto Economic Development

Hutto Economic Development

The Hutto Economic Development Corporation is the designated economic development entity for Hutto, Texas. For 2 of the last 5 years, Hutto has been named the fastest growing community in Texas by the Texas State Data Center. Southern Business & Development also named Hutto one of the “Top 100 Places in Major Markets to Locate Your Business.” In 2009, the Hutto Economic Development Corporation was named one of only 40 Accredited Economic Development Organizations® by the International Economic Development Council.

Hutto Convention & Visitor's Bureau

Hutto Convention & Visitor's Bureau

The Downtown Division oversees revitalization of the city’s commercial core within the 1911 Historic District through coordination with local businesses, administration of the downtown incentives program, organization of special events, and partnerships with stakeholders such as the Downtown Business Alliance, Economic Development Corporation and Hutto Area Chamber of Commerce.

Find a Real Estate Office

Find a Real Estate Office

WCLife is your one stop source for all things about Williamson County, why wouldn’t you look here for a list of Real Estate Office in Georgetown? All offices listed are a member of the Williamson County Association of REALTORS® and hold themselves to the REALTOR® Code of Ethics.

Hutto Gallery

  • Scenic View of Hutto
  • Jonah Water Tower
  • Texas State Technical College's Painted Hippo
  • Temple College's Painted Hippo
  • East Williamson County Higher Education Center
  • Downtown Hall of Fame
  • Downtown Hall of Fame Lunch
  • Downtown Hall of Fame Appetizer
  • Downtown Hall of Fame - Ready for a drink?
  • Downtown Hall of Fame's Drink Selection
  • Texan Cafe
  • Texan Cafe - Pie Selection
  • Texan Cafe - Pie Selection
  • Texan Cafe - Pie Selection
  • View of Lake in Hutto
  • A Painted (concrete) Hippo enjoying the landscape in Riverwalk
  • Entry to Riverwalk Neighborhood

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