The City of Lago Vista Texas has a population of 8,896 (2020 Census) and encompasses nearly 11 miles of gorgeous Lake Travis shoreline. Originally developed in the 1960’s as a lake resort it was incorporated in the early 1980’s as a mayor-city council government. Lago Vista is the gateway to the reknowned Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge which is dedicated to the protection of the golden cheek warbler and other wildlife. Lago Vista is also home to the Rusty Allen Airport which is suited for private small aircraft. Lago Vista was the only GAC airport in the country to support such flights.
The City of Lago Vista operates one golf course and Sports Complex which features a public, family-style pool with changing rooms, lanes for laps and kiddie area with water slide and other water features. Lago Vista is also home to the exemplary Lago Vista ISD which opened a brand new state-of-the-area high school in the fall of 2014.
For residents located in the Lago Vista Property Owners Association designated area, there are 9 private lakeside parks, swimming pool, activity center with fitness area, a 250 person capacity clubhouse and several marinas.