Briarcliff, TX


By: Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl

Type: General Entry

Published: November 1, 1994


Briarcliff is on Lake Travis and Farm Road 2322, twenty miles northwest of Austin in western Travis County. It was developed as a resort area in the 1960s, with summer homes, country clubs, and water sports providing the main attractions. The population was reported as 129 in 1988 and 335 in 1990. In 2000 the population was 895.

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Vivian Elizabeth Smyrl, “Briarcliff, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed May 24, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/briarcliff-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

November 1, 1994

Place
Briarcliff
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
2413535
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: Yes
Belongs to
  • Travis County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 30.40878490°
  • Longitude: -98.04517800°
Population Counts
People Year
335 1990
895 2000
1,438 2010
1,781 2019