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Scott Martin Austin Hills Realty Texas Hill Country Real Estate
1007 Coventry Road Spicewood, TX 78669 Phone: (512) 755-0220 Email Scott
Blanco County, Texas Area Info
Blanco County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,497. Its county seat is Johnson City. The county is named for the Blanco River which traverses the county. The State of Texas formed Blanco County in 1858 from portions of Burnet, Comal, Gillespie and Hays counties. The city of Blanco served as the county seat from 1858 to 1890, when it was moved to Johnson City.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 713 square miles (1,850 km2), of which 710 square miles (1,800 km2) is land and 4 square miles (10 km2) (0.6%) is water.
Blanco County is located in the Hill Country of central Texas, west of Austin and north of San Antonio. Two significant rivers, the Blanco and the Pedernales, flow through the county.