Wells Branch

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What It's Known For

Establishing itself as the suburban hotspot in North Austin
A great mix of both chain restaurants and local cuisines


MetroRail offers speedy access to Downtown
Near the Domain


Far from Central Austin, which makes for bad traffic
Highway 183 is the only real in-and-out of the area, so it gets pretty congested


Wells Branch is situated about 15 miles north of Downtown Austin between I-35 and Mopac. With convenient access to major highways and lively areas like the Domain, this neighborhood has all of the perks of suburban convenience while being relatively close to the city center.


Public transportation is huge plus here—the Capital Metro bus system has multiple stops, or avoid traffic by taking the Metro Rail downtown or to the Domain. Wells Branch is also close to the growing suburbs of Round Rock and Pflugerville, where major employers like Dell, IBM, National Instruments, Samsung, Freescale, and AMD are located (for all you techies out there) All of these employers are less than a 15-minute drive from Wells Branch.


The cost of living and apartment prices are very affordable in this part of Austin, which makes it the perfect place to live if you enjoy the quiet and relaxed vibe away from the big city.

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