Rollingwood, TX


Type: General Entry

Published: 1976

Updated: March 1, 1995


Rollingwood is near Loop 360 six miles west of Austin in southwestern Travis County. It was founded and developed by George B. Hatley in 1955. By May 1963 the community incorporated as a municipality with a mayor-council form of government. Its population in 1960 was 390; by 1970 it was 780. It is a residential suburb of Austin. Rollingwood maintained its own police services and volunteer fire department. It had five small service businesses and was part of the Eanes Independent School District in the late 1960s. The number of residents had increased to 905 by 1980, and to 1,376 by 1988. In 1990 the population was 1,388. The population was 1,403 in 2000.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Anonymous, “Rollingwood, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed June 27, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/rollingwood-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1976
March 1, 1995

Place
Rollingwood
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
2410988
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: Yes
Belongs to
  • Travis County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 30.27374500°
  • Longitude: -97.78654900°
Population Counts
People Year
1,388 1990
1,403 2000
1,412 2010
1,589 2019
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Adoption Status: ⭐
This place has been adopted and will not be available until July 13, 2022
Adopted by:
Weird Austin Productions, Inc.
Dedication Message:
In memory of WOODY WENTWORTH