Crestview In Brief

Crestview is located in north Austin Texas, and very popular with home purchasers as there is a high demand for homes there. Homes in the area are $300,000 to $600,000. Part of the attraction for families is there are three excellent schools in the area and they are:

* Brentwood Elementary
* Lamar Middle School
* McCallum High School

The median age in Crestview is 35.7 years, and 46% of the residents are married.

Climate

The summers in the Austin area are very hot, with hot winds blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico. Summers often have a high humidity level

Winters are mild with cool nights, January is the coolest month with an average daytime temperature of 61 degrees Farenheight, and the overnight temperature is often below freezing.

Sometimes there is an ice storm paralyzing traffic for 24-48 hours. Occasionally a hurricane can strike, and in 2018 there was heavy rainfall and flooding following Hurricane Sergio.

The flood gates on the Colorado River were opened to allow the water to escape downstream.

Entertainment

When you enter Crestview you may see the 120 foot Wall of Welcome a mosaic wall, built-in 2008 to welcome tourists to Crestview.

There are also some well-established businesses in the area that serve the community like the Minimax grocery store. There are many established restaurants and the Austin area is known for its live music, so there are plenty of entertainment venues to attend.

There is a Farmers Market in the area, allowing Crestview residents to buy fresh produce.

Transport

The Crestview Station is located at Airport Boulevard and North Lamar and is a commuter station for Austin's Metro Rail that opened in 2010. Since then a big shopping area has been built in the vicinity.

The International Airport is nearby, and most people use private vehicles to get around town and drive to work.

Driving Directions

1. From Black Swan Yoga-Anderson, 1417 W Anderson Ln, Austin, TX 78757, United States

Head southeast on W Anderson Ln toward Northwest Dr
0.6 mi

Turn right onto N Lamar Blvd
0.6 mi

Turn right onto W St Johns Ave
Destination will be on the right

To Midtown Commons at Crestview Station, 810 W St Johns Ave, Austin, TX 78752, United States

2. From Midtown Commons at Crestview Station, 810 W St Johns Ave, Austin, TX 78752, United States

Head southeast on W St Johns Ave toward Easy Wind Dr
266 ft

Turn right onto N Lamar Blvd
0.2 mi

Turn right onto Justin Ln
0.3 mi

Turn right onto Grover Ave
0.7 mi

Continue onto Dartmouth Ave
226 ft

Turn left
Destination will be on the left

To BASIS Austin Primary, 1501 Dartmouth Ave, Austin, TX 78757, United States

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3. From BASIS Austin Primary, 1501 Dartmouth Ave, Austin, TX 78757, United States

Head northeast toward Dartmouth Ave
52 ft

Turn right onto Dartmouth Ave
400 ft

Dartmouth Ave turns slightly right and becomes Grover Ave
387 ft

Turn left onto Morrow St
0.3 mi

Turn right at Watson St
Destination will be on the right

To North Austin Optimist, 1105 Morrow St, Austin, TX 78757, United States

4. From North Austin Optimist, 1105 Morrow St, Austin, TX 78757, United States

Head northeast toward Watson St
0.1 mi

Continue onto Watson St
0.3 mi

Turn left onto W Anderson Ln
Destination will be on the left

To Fadebox, 1745 W Anderson Ln #2, Austin, TX 78757, United States

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5. From Fadebox, 1745 W Anderson Ln #2, Austin, TX 78757, United States

Get on US-183 S from W Anderson Ln and Anderson Square
3 min (1.1 mi)

Take I-35 S to S I-35 Frontage Rd. Take exit 236B from I-35 S/US-290 W/N Interstate 35
4 min (4.1 mi)

Drive to E 40th St

To Lincoln-Goldfinch Law, 1005 E 40th St, Austin, TX 78751, United States