Downtown Historic District
The Historic Round Rock Collection is a project documenting Round Rock's history, funded in part with a grant from the Texas Historical Commission. These pages are adapted from the original 1991 print version.
The Downtown Historic District
The Round Rock Historic Commercial District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. The district consists of the buildings fronting the 100 and 200 blocks of E. Main Street and the Old Post Office/Masonic Lodge at 107 S. Mays Street. Many of the buildings in the District were built in the late 1800s when the railroad was first extended to the area, stopping just short of the original town of Round Rock on the Chisholm Trail. More information about the history of downtown and its buildings are available in The Story of New Town and Historic Architecture. Image link opens larger map.
The residential neighborhood east of the of the Historic Commercial District has been identified by the Texas Historical Comission as possibly eligible for inclusion in the National Register. This area was part of the phase I area of the Historic Resources Survey, currently in progress.
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