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Leander is located in two counties, Williamson and Travis. The city is close to Georgetown and Cedar Park. Renters searching for homes for rent can spend time at many spots in Leander, such as Robin Bledsoe Park, Jardin Del Rey, Mouton's Southern Bistro, Union Park, County Glen Plaza, Apache Park, Hill Country News and Coventry Crossing Park.

Interesting Facts About Leander

  • There's division over the correct origin of the city's name. Some think it came from a railroad official named Leander Brown, while others believe the name is derived from the station manager of Austin and Northwestern Railroad, Kurt Leander.
  • The city was referred to as Baghdad prior to earning its current name.
  • The railroads development helped pioneer the growth of Leander's population and institutions. 
  • Ranching and cotton gins were some of the staples of the early economy in Leander.
  • Cedar fence posts were a prominent item of trade in Leander.
  • A Masonic lodge served as the first school that students could attend for free in the 1800s. 
  • The Great Depression caused the population of Leander to decrease. 
  • The city was officially incorporated in 1978. 

Resources for Renters

  • Leander's website has many pages regarding the city's community, business and development, departments and a page called "Connect," which displays a staff directory, social media the city uses, public notices, and agendas and minutes, among other pages. The community page describes what life in Leander will be like for a new renter. This includes links on transportation, events and activities, recreational areas and a resource called "About Leander" that offers a quick overview of the city's past and its current demographics.
  • Renters can delve into Leander Independent School District's website if they're interested in schools and education in the city. Pages consist of the district's departments, community, employment, faculty and staff, and a number of others. 

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🏠 How can I tour properties in Leander, Texas during times of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Many landlords in Leander, Texas are practicing social distancing and have started offering video tours of their properties. We recommend contacting landlords of properties you’re interested in and asking if they offer virtual tours over Facetime, Skype or Google Hangouts. Here are some best practices to guide you through finding your next rental home during these times.

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