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Leander is located on US 183 in Travis County.

Little changed in the community from the turn of the century until the late 1950s and early 1960s, when housing subdivisions began to develop in the area. It grew more rapidly in the 1970s. In 1978 Leander citizens incorporated their town; Joe Bates was its first mayor. Leander is in the Austin-San Marcos, Texas metropolitan area and in the 1980s and early 1990s continued to grow rapidly. Its population grew from 329 in 1890 to 2,700 in 1983. In 1990 it was reported as 3,398.

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Wild Hog Festival and Craft Fair Sabinal TX March22-24 The annual World Championship Wild Hog Catching Contest features a two-person team chasing a wild hog in a pen, capturing the hog, placing it in a burlap sack and crossing the finish line in the fastest time.
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
Cactus Pear Music Festival San Antonio TX July5-15 A classical music festival inspired by the cactus pear margarita.