Best neighborhoods in Austin

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Hyde Park

4.5/5
Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Austin

"Heaven for grad students and families"

- claireepstein
This neighborhood is cool. It’s got a laid-back, kind of funky, yet clean and stable atmosphere. If I was going to stay in Austin long-term and I had ties to the University, there’s no question that I...
30.307399944384 -97.7267322095965

St. Edwards

4.5/5
Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Austin

"Great Neighborhood"

- GreenC
This is the best Austin has to offer. It is getting higher priced and it seems like there is constantly upgrades and rehabs being done. The designs keep the post-modern neighborhood feel. I lived arou...
30.2260978247505 -97.7538899818977

Barton Hills

4.5/5
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Austin

"A Front Row Seat to the Austin City Limits Music Festival"

- mdn_x1
One of the very best neighborhoods in the southern part of the city of Austin, Barton Hills has something for everyone. It's bordered by Barton Springs Pool, a spring-fed public pool and Zilker Park,...
30.2490534720333 -97.7902922240783
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Austin

"Possibly Austins top neighborhood"

- kthndl
Old West Austin is in an absolutely perfect location with easy access to downtown, or Loop 1 if you need to head elsewhere in town. Here you find some older homes but all of them have been very well-m...
30.2777240176671 -97.7605946289218
Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Austin

"Opulence and wealth, without sacrificing Austin charm"

- kthndl
If I had access to unlimited wealth, I’d be absolutely unable to find fault with Tarrytown at all. Luckily, I do not have access to unlimited wealth, so I’m able to appreciate all the area has to of...
30.2986768138592 -97.7704566468194

Allandale

4/5
Ranked 6th best neighborhood in Austin

"Awesome Neighborhood w/ Great Access to the City"

- EricBramlett
I'm biased b/c I live here and have owned a few homes in the neighborhood over the past 10 years. (I lived in NW Hills until 2 years ago, though, so became a resident in March 2013.) That said, I love...
30.3419302486066 -97.7434788783793

Zilker

4/5
Ranked 7th best neighborhood in Austin

"Everything great about Austin is here"

- CalTex10
Austinites have very strong opinions on what is the best neighborhood to live in, but it is hard to beat Zilker for how it epitomizes what makes Austin so loved and so livable. Located in central sou...
30.2534218031313 -97.7716994294355
Ranked 8th best neighborhood in Austin

"Short commute, close to eclectic shops, charming neighborhoo..."

- bethannyl
My husband and I just bought a house in North Shoal Creek. We moved to Austin from out of state. It's a perfect location for everything you need. It's close to major roads, 183 and Mopac, the post off...
30.3703076600468 -97.7349951145912
Ranked 9th best neighborhood in Austin

"One of the best East Austin Neighborhoods"

- dgg1997
Back in 2008, Windsor park was one of those neighborhoods that I honestly did not feel safe to go out for a walk. For the most part, many of the main streets had a lot of negativity, but recently over...
30.3094728909774 -97.688509239151
Ranked 10th best neighborhood in Austin

"Country feel; City access"

- khs
Our neighborhood is changing, but I think for the better! Austin is moving our way, so many local businesses are taking heed and developing our way. The traffic is still a pain, but with time, changes...
30.2360464338674 -97.886654322501
Ranked 11th best neighborhood in Austin

"Gorgeous, historic residential neighborhood on the Shoal Cre..."

- claireepstein
Old Enfield is a gorgeous place. Running along the eastern edge of this historic, residential neighborhood is the beautiful, Shoal Creek Greenbelt—a stretch of parkland centered around a hike/bike tra...
30.2862834552558 -97.7568479151446

Hancock

4/5
Ranked 12th best neighborhood in Austin

"Safe, comfortable and convenient neighborhood, close to UT c..."

- claireepstein
Situated in North Central Austin between Hyde Park and Upper Boggy Creek/Cherrywood, Hancock is extremely convenient to the UT campus, and not terribly far from downtown. Mostly single family homes, t...
30.296878567696 -97.7255850715769

Crestview

4/5
Ranked 13th best neighborhood in Austin

"Where everybody knows your name"

- Erin75
Crestview is a super friendly, peaceful, family-friendly neighborhood where residents really love to call home. There’s a high importance put on community participation here, with a neighborhood ice c...
30.3467728493411 -97.724868990949

Windsor Road

3.5/5
Ranked 14th best neighborhood in Austin

"Historic, elegant, and expensive"

- kthndl
Nestled next to the older, historic, and wildly pricy Tarrytown and Old Enfield neighborhoods, Windsor Road—not to be confused with Windsor Hills or Windsor Park—is a charming, if steeply priced, neig...
30.2995057175263 -97.7519479409115

Holly

3.5/5
Ranked 15th best neighborhood in Austin

"Stay weird, Austin!"

- Erin75
Holly is one of those wonderfully bizarre neighborhoods that it may take a while for newcomers to stumble across. But once you do, you’ll be excited to share your discovery with everyone else you kno...
30.2539907539534 -97.7209385972313
Ranked 16th best neighborhood in Austin

"One of Austins Very Best Neighborhoods"

- mdn_x1
The East Oak Hill neighborhood of Austin is one of the more exclusive areas of the city. Located to the southwest of Downtown Austin, this neighborhood boasts winding tree-lined streets and lots of p...
30.2349166831289 -97.8344379835366
Ranked 17th best neighborhood in Austin

"Great for kids, professionals and chickens"

- CalTex10
Located south of Town Lake (or Lady Bird Lake, as it was named in 2007), the Bouldin Creek neighborhood is yet another area in Austin that strives to retain its roots, both the historic and eclectic k...
30.2512021156666 -97.7548163319254
Ranked 18th best neighborhood in Austin

"Wholesome, quirky and comfortable"

- claireepstein
Situated northeast of the UT campus inside the triangle formed by I-35, Airport Rd, and Manor Rd, Cherrywood is a quirky residential neighborhood known for its tree-lined streets, modest bungalow home...
30.288122828791 -97.7169499749458

Brentwood

3.5/5
Ranked 19th best neighborhood in Austin

"Best of both worlds"

- kthndl
Brentwood manages to offer the comfort and green space of a small town even as it offers all the amenities of a city like Austin. While the nightlife might be lacking, it's just a hop, skip, and jump...
30.3290830253636 -97.7334991736263

Downtown

3.5/5
Ranked 20th best neighborhood in Austin

"6th Street, here we come..."

- Erin75
The heart of the nightlife is here on 6th Street. Students, professionals, locals, hipsters, frat bros—everyone mixes it up here if they’re between a certain age. I have lots of memories from this are...
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