About City of Jarrell
In the 21st century, Jarrell has embarked on a period of expansion and transition… expansion in both population and commercial interests and transition from a traditional agricultural base to a more diverse economy.
While cotton, corn and cattle served the settlers of Northern Williamson County well in 1800s and 1900s, new commercial enterprises such as light manufacturing, limestone quarrying and many others, to include transportation, will dominate the next years.
Adjacent to the new State Highway 130 and Parmer Lane Extension projects, Jarrell is well placed for easy transshipment of products to southern ports and northern markets.
An excellent school district offers diversity in education to meet family, career and workforce needs…...gifted and talented programs, athletics, choir, debate teams. Our campus currently enrolls 750 students.
Jarrell incorporated in 2001 and counts around 1,900 residents inside the city boundaries… affordable land prices and proximity to Austin's high-tech center give Jarrell a prime position in a growing market… Jarrell's city government is dedicated to the role of managing the future… providing for new business… maintaining family values… all in an atmosphere of community spirit.
Known supplier of custom kitchen cabinets, a large community center with sports fields, a roof-truss manufacturer, a heavy equipment rental company and a light manufacturing facility already make Jarrell home… in an area of Central Texas that includes nearby shopping, entertainment, community theatre, sporting opportunities and industry… Social and volunteer opportunities contribute to a lively activity schedule… the city sponsors Easter activities for children and an annual Family Fiesta of Fun… Jarrell's volunteer fire department hosts an annual barbecue and street dance in July… an evening lighted Christmas parade winds up with Santa and cookies… volunteers make a senior citizen meal service and youth league baseball possible… Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, and 4-H clubs are well represented.
Subdivisions as well as individual lots of varying size are available for residential building, with several local companies constructing quality homes… highway frontage land is zoned for commercial use… water entities are already planning for increasing impact.