Leander is located 22 miles northwest of Austin, along US-183 between Cedar Park and Liberty Hill.

Leander, northeast of Texas' Hill Country and near Austin, has seen remarkable growth since 2000, reaching over 30,000 residents by 2010. Affordability and quality schools have been key factors, reflected in diverse housing options and a robust curriculum across the 37 campuses of the Leander Independent School District. The city has embraced change through collaborative land planning, striving for sustainable development and a cohesive community.