Onion Creek began as a farming community on its namesake creek and the Rock Island and Pacific railroad lines. Residents have continued to flock to Onion Creek for its proximity to the city, while the country living stays preserved. Through the 1990s and into our current decade, Onion Creek’s population has grown by nearly 40%. San Leanna began as a subdivision of Austin in the 1950s and was incorporated in 1970. The unique smaller communities of South Austin make it a location fit for most any lifestyle.
Onion Creek and San Leanna are mere minutes from the downtown hub of Austin. Known as the Live Music Capital of the World, Austin’s music reflects the varied and unique landscape of the city itself. Additionally, Austin presents a superb art scene, international cuisine and mild weather that allow year-round outdoor recreation and entertainment day or night. The city also contains a generous amount of open space, picturesque Onion Creek and McKinney Falls State Park. The park, just 13 miles from the capital, allows camping, hiking, mountain biking, picnicking and fishing. With several recreational possibilities, residents can enjoy guided lake tours of scenic Lake Austin and Travis, natural surface hiking and biking trails on the Barton Creek Greenbelt, take in the cool caves in the incredible Inner Space Caverns or visit Zilker Park, Austin's largest, most popular park offering swimming, trails and a miniature train.
Whether it's the diverse cultural and recreational opportunities, the friendly people or the beautiful surroundings, Onion Creek and San Leanna affords a quality of life second to none.
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