"The name 'Cedar Park' was the third name for the area, first known as Running Brushy and then Brueggerhoff. It was bestowed upon the area by Emmett Cluck, the son of George Washington and Harriet (Hattie) Cluck. This appellation was announced in 1887." Cedar Park celebrated its 124th birthday in 2011.
"The ACC Cypress Creek Campus, 1555 Cypress Creek Road, Cedar Park, Texas 78613, is one of 11 campuses in the ACC District service area. Located on 24.5 acres in the Leander ISD area, the campus provides comprehensive higher education programs and services to more than 5,000 students." The campus opened August 1, 1991.
"LISD is one of the fastest growing school districts in the state, educating more than 32,000 students at its 37 campuses. The district encompasses more than 200 square miles." It includes Cedar Park schools.
Library holds approximately 90,115 books; 5,084 audio materials; 3,834 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 219 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions
The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin. Students there can take upper-level courses leading to bachelor’s degrees and complete master’s degree and certificate programs. Students who complete their degree requirements at the Round Rock Campus earn their degrees from Texas State University.
"The City of Cedar Park - Parks & Recreation Department maintains over 500 acres of parkland, over forty parks, 92 acres of cave preserves, 92 acres of detention pond areas, 121 acres of undeveloped parkland, a community garden, a clubhouse... and much more!"
"The Williamson County Symphony Orchestra was formed under the name Hill Country Community Orchestra in early 2002. The Orchestra was established to provide an opportunity for non-professional adult musicians and talented students to perform in a dedicated orchestra environment."
"The Williamson Museum is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 1997 to collect, preserve and exhibit items relating to the rich culture and heritage of Williamson County. We offer free and exciting hands-on educational programs to the public through innovative exhibits, tours and outreach including our annual Chisholm Trail Days Event at San Gabriel Park, Pioneer Day at Old Settlers Park, and Archeology Day at Berry Springs Park & Preserve."
"We opened our doors on March 20th, 2015 with our first exhibition BODY WORLDS.
For almost 13 years we were known as the Austin Planetarium. We traveled around the central Texas area with our mobile planetarium doing shows, events, and outreach programs. In March 2015, we set up in an interim facility in Cedar Park.
It is our vision to create a world-class, destination science and technology center where curious minds of all ages come from across Texas and around the world to discover the great knowns and unknowns of our universe."
"Founded in 1968, The Hill Country News has provided local news coverage for this area since long before Cedar Park and Leander became cities. The News has strived to report the news in an unbiased manner, telling both sides of the story even when neither side cared to hear the other's point of view."