Georgetown is the Best Place to Retire in the Texas Hill Country

Posted on 6/1/2022 by

With warm, sunny year-round weather, stunning scenery, endless recreation, and a charming small-town feel minutes from everything, it’s easy to see why Georgetown, TX is the best place to retire in the Texas Hill Country. The city is surrounded by the rolling green hills, the San Gabriel River, and Lake Georgetown creating beautiful vistas and ample opportunities for outdoor fun. Wolf Ranch, a highly sought-after new community in Georgetown, Texas, is ideally situated in the heart of it all, giving anyone looking to begin retirement the perfect location to relax more and enjoy more free time while still being close to it all.

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The population and economy of Georgetown continue to grow steadily. Still, the city has remained a bastion of small-town charm with an inviting warmth that beckons residents and visitors alike to enjoy all it offers. There is always something fun happening in Georgetown, from annual events, including the annually held Red Poppy Festival, to the Christmas Stroll and more. Georgetown is also home to Texas’ most beautiful and historic town square, with unique local businesses, excellent restaurants, art galleries, and cultural options, including museums and the Palace Theater. 

Located just minutes from downtown, you’ll find Wolf Ranch is a place where neighbors enjoy spending time together. With our on-site Lifestyle Manager, award-winning lifestyle program, hundreds of on-site events, and a dozen community clubs like the Veteran’s Club and the Mahjong Group, you will find a daily social event or group to explore your favorite retirement pastimes. Looking for Golf or to play Tennis – Wolf Ranch is right next door to the Georgetown Country Club for those who would like to become members and enjoy their facilities.  Wolf Ranch also is a great place for multi-generational family living.  Wolf Ranch also has several families with 3 generations owning homes and living in Wolf Ranch together. Grandparents, parents, and the grandkids all live in Wolf Ranch right down the street from each other making family time and staying close perfect for their whole family.  You’ll find an abundance of hometown feeling and a welcoming community in Georgetown and Wolf Ranch by Hillwood Communities. 

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Retirement is all about having more time to do what you love and less time spent in the hustle and bustle. Retire in Georgetown, Texas, and you’ll find you can revel in the tranquility of the Hill Country while still enjoying the convenience of city life. Just how far is Georgetown from Austin, TX? Located along the I-35 corridor and minutes from Tollway 130, Georgetown is only a short 30-40- minute drive to downtown Austin and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. 

You’ll find the perfect new community in the Texas Hill Country to retire to nestled among the beautiful rolling hills at Wolf Ranch. These new homes in Georgetown, Texas, are minutes from downtown Georgetown and Austin and offer retiree residents the best of both worlds with outstanding on-site amenities, charming restaurants, unique storefronts, and everyday shopping needs just a short drive from home.

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Georgetown features some of the Texas Hill Country’s most picturesque landscapes with rolling hills, limestone bluffs, and winding waterways. And at Wolf Ranch, you’ll find that life takes a healthier, more vibrant course here, filled with activity and guided by sustainability. From winding roads and large heritage oak trees to the stunning Hill Top views and the majestic cliffs of the San Gabriel River -- Wolf Ranch was intentionally designed to connect the community back to nature.


If you love spending time soaking up the sun or in nature, you’ll have approximately 228 days of sunny skies and warm to mild temperatures to get out and enjoy your favorite activities. The fantastic weather also means you can take full advantage of Wolf Ranch’s outstanding amenities, including the state-of-the-art amenity center designed by the renowned Michael Hsu Office of Architecture in Austin, Texas. Featuring stunning poolside views overlooking the San Gabriel River, a large indoor lounge and kitchen area for gatherings, and an expansive covered outdoor patio with an outdoor grill for entertaining, The Den is a wonderful place to enjoy more time with family and friends. And coming soon, South Fork will be home to a 2nd new amenity - River Camp – that is under construction now and estimated to open early 2023.

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Embracing each day, inspired to try something new or do more of what you love, is always just steps from your front door. Georgetown is surrounded by acres of green space, 14 city parks, county parks, and miles of hike and bike trails along the San Gabriel River and around Lake Georgetown. Wolf Ranch’s new homes in Georgetown, Texas, afford easy access to the beautiful miles of breathtaking hike and bike trails, Lake Georgetown, and dozens of local, county, and state parks; adventure is always just around the corner. And for those who retire to Georgetown, Texas, that want to explore more of the Hill Country, Georgetown is the perfect home base for a day or overnight trips to award-winning wineries in Fredericksburg or a stroll along the River Walk in San Antonio. 

Georgetown Square


Your health will always be top of mind no matter what age you retire to Georgetown, Texas. The city offers excellent healthcare options, including hospitals, and clinics with Baylor Scott & White and St. David’s Hospital. At Wolf Ranch, health and wellness are interwoven into every aspect of our community in the Texas Hill Country. From our state-of-the-art amenity center and its pool with stunning views, to the Hilltop playground and beautiful pocket park green space at Barefoot Park, there is always a place to relax, refresh and focus on yourself. 

We invite you to discover why Georgetown and Wolf Ranch will top your list of best places to retire in the Texas Hill Country.