Explore Elgin

Home seekers will enjoy the many different neighborhoods to choose from in Bastrop County, as well as the variety of homes available. Depending on where you settle, you could be right downtown, next to a popular community park or the ever popular Lake Bastrop. 

We hope that our website's community information will help you to choose between the many wonderful areas; each has a lot to offer the home buyer. Here is a link to the Elgin Chamber of Commerce, www.elgintxchamber.com

Elgin ISD

School Grades  # of Students 2016 Accountability Rating Distinctions
Booker T Washington Elementary K - 5 600 Met Standard  
Neidig Elementary  K -5 600 Met Standard  
Elgin Elementary PK - 5 630

Med Standard

Not on Student Achievement


Elgin Middle School 6-8 930 Met Standard Academic Achievement in Science
Elgin High School 9-12 1250 Met Standard  




The Elm Creek subdivision is located outside of Elgin, Texas. It is just a 5 minute drive to Manor, TX and a 17 minute drive to the Austin intersection of IH-35 and Hwy 290. This planned community has many amenities for it’s residents. For kids there is a park with a playscape and swings. Also located on site for residents is a basketball court and a pool complex containing a Family pool, kiddie pool, two shade structures with tables, chairs, chaises, a water fountain and Men’s/Women’s restrooms. Elm creek is not done there, as it also has a pavilion with picnic tables for dining right outside the pool area and 77 acres of greenbelt insulating the community.

Students from the Elm Creek subdivision in Elgin, Texas are eligible to attend schools in the Elgin ISD.

Elm Creek homes for sale in Elgin, TX are available in the low to mid $100,000’s.  Here is a link the Elm Creek's homepage, Elm Creek HOA


The Arbors at Dogwood Creek is a gated community located on Hwy 95 between Elgin and Bastrop, in Bastrop County. It is just a few minutes away from Elgin, TX and around 10-12 minutes from the county seat, Bastrop. It is also an easy commute along HWY 290 into Austin, the Texas State Capital, which is 30 minutes west of Elgin.

This master planned community encompasses over 500 acres of beautiful rolling land, filled with Juniper, Oak and Loblolly Pines.

Homes for sale in the Arbors at Dogwood Creek are usually custom built with prices in the $300,000’s. The subdivision also offers plenty of room to build your new home with 1-5 acre lots to be had from $26,000 to $60,000.

The HOA actively enforces the deed restrictions and by-laws to protect the resident’s home investments. This a gated community and the gates are closed at night. The HOA is charged with the maintenance of the roads since these are private roads. There is also a private park for the residents which can be rented for events. Water is supplied by Aqua Water, with each house on it’s own septic system. Children from this community are eligible to attend schools in the Elgin Independent School District and Austin Community College has a new campus in Elgin for those student who want to stay in Elgin, Texas for their higher education. 

Tax Authorities for the Arbors at Dogwood Creek: 
Bastrop County, 
Elgin ISD, 
Emergency Services District, 
Austin Community College.  Here is link the the Arbors at Dogwood Creek HOA, www.arborsia.org 


SHENANDOAH    by MonDel Homes

MonDel Homes is building various homes in the Shenandoah Subdivision located within the historic city of Elgin Texas. Many upgrades including granite counter tops, ceramic tile flooring in the wet areas, vaulted ceilings and so much more!  New floor plans are now available. 

Priced from the low $200's