Caldwell county courthouse

Lockhart, Texas

Just 30 minutes south of the city of Austin and 60 miles northeast of San Antonio, Lockhart is a welcome escape from the stresses of the big city. With a population of 13,760, Lockhart has all the charm of the small, Texas town experience. Lockhart has been named "The Barbecue Capitol of Texas" by the Texas State Legislature. Texas Monthly has honored local barbecue restaurants as among the best in the state.

The story of historic Lockhart is an ongoing tale of human endeavor, proudly nurtured by her citizens. Lockhart warmly invites you to sample its unique brand of small town hospitality. Step back into the past among beautifully preserved buildings, homes and historic landmarks.

Visit the Lockhart Chamber of Commerce website for more information.


Emergency Medical Services

Lockhart's Caldwell County Emergency Medical Services has three intensive care units and is located within minutes of hospitals in San Marcos, Luling and Kyle.

Central Texas Medical Center (San Marcos)
Edgar B. Davis (Luling)
Seton Medical Center Hays (Kyle)