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Walnut Creek Neighborhood

 


Who we are:

The Walnut Creek Neighborhood is a small enclave of homes in the heart of North Austin. Our diverse community is comprised of 3 subdivisions (Eubank Acres, Oak Ridge, and Walnut Forest) that includes approximately 600 homes, large trees, creeks, and wildlife. It encompasses an area between IH-35 on the east, Braker Lane on the South, North Lamar Avenue on the west, and Walnut Creek on the north. Our neighborhood was built, beginning in the late 1950s, on what was originally a dairy farm. With larger than average lots, our beautiful mature oak trees (some of which are hundreds of years old), and our strong sense of community, we are a hidden gem and take pride in our unique neighborhood. In the past few years, we have adopted 15 acres of city-owned flood control land along Walnut Creek to maintain an entry area and about a mile of hike and bike trail along the creek.

Another source of pride and leadership is our strong, organized Walnut Creek Neighborhood Association (WCNA), which has enabled us to combine our efforts during the City of Austin annexation, treatment of Oak Wilt disease, and partnering with other neighborhoods in crime fighting efforts. The WCNA also organizes one of Austin’s best Annual Neighborhood Night Out celebrations.

With the rampant Austin population growth and close proximity to areas such as the Domain and Tech Ridge, we look forward to the increased valuation of our neighborhood’s small community atmosphere and convenient location.

Where to find us:

https://wcna.nextdoor.com/

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wcnanews/

wcnanews@groups.facebook.com

WCNA Board:

The Walnut Creek Neighborhood Association exists to improve the overall quality of life in the WCNA area and is dedicated to looking out for the overall health, welfare, and safety of our neighborhood, which ultimately enhances homeowner property values. WCNA is also interested in having a part in shaping the future of our neighborhood as that pertains to decisions made by our city or county government, and private commercial enterprises that do business in our nearby neighborhoods.

WCNA achieves its mission by: building long-term residency, encouraging neighborhood like renovation and preservation of our homes, supporting properly managed growth and development, enhancing safety & security, promoting volunteer activism, combating community deterioration and building community by joining neighbors together in a common cause.

WCNA membership is open to any resident (owner or renter) or property owner within the boundaries of the association. To become a member of WCNA: Dues are $15 per household for a calendar year. Send a check or money order made out to WCNA to: WCNA, PO Box 82746 Austin, TX 78753-2746

 

WCNA Board Meetings-First Tuesday of each month at Santorini’s at 11800 North Lamar Blvd. (check with a board member to verify). All welcome to attend.