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Living a Lakeside Lifestyle in Canyon Lake, Texas

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Where to Retire in Canyon Lake and Home Prices

There are 6 communities on the Lake including Hancock and Canyon City. According to Zillow, the median home value was $462,080 in late 2022.

What Is Special about Canyon Lake

Canyon Lake (8,300 acres) provides plentiful recreation. Texas is a low tax state (no income tax). The Chamber of Commerce describes it as where green rolling hills meet the crystal waters of Canyon Lake and the Guadalupe River. It is called the Water Recreation Capital of Texas.

What Is Not Special about Canyon Lake

This is a new town so you will not find old charm (although it is available in nearby New Braunfels).

Climate and Physical Environment

Just north of San Antonio in central Texas. The average January temp is in the high 40's and the average July temp is in the low 80's.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Canyon Lake has lots of outdoor recreation, but for more of a cultural scene you can go to New Braunfels, Austin, or San Antonio.


The crime rate is lower than the national average.

Medical Facilities

Mckenna Memorial Hospital in New Braunfels.


San Antonio International Airport is 36 miles away; it is not a walkable community.

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