Southwest Austin boundaries extend to the Travis County Line and Mopac Expressway, as well as Highways 290 and 71. Neighborhoods include Circle C Ranch, Oak Hill, Sendera, Shady Hollow, Western Oaks, and many more.
Southwest Austin's popularity lies largely in its family-oriented atmosphere, for example its proximity to natural beauty. Attractions include the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, the Veloway and over a dozen parks such as Dick Nichols and the Metro Park at Slaughter Creek and nearby Texas Hill Country.
Students in Southwest Austin generally attend Austin Independent School District. AISD has a large, diverse student body. 62% of the schools in the district received Exemplary or Recognized ratings, and 99% passed the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills.
Homes in the area include developments from as far back as the 1970s, but are largely new constructions and high-end developments like Circle C Ranch, the Western Oaks Villages and Shady Hollow. Master-planned communities offer the peak of suburban comfort while still maintaining a short commute time to downtown Austin.