Lake Whitney is located on the Brazos River, about 30 miles north of Waco, Texas, and 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth, Texas. Visitors come to the lake to enjoy boating, fishing, water skiing, bird watching, horseback riding, hunting, camping, and much more.
Lake Whitney has been named the official Getaway Capital of Texas by the Texas Legislature.
Take a tour of the area surrounding Lake Whitney.
The area surrounding Whitney, TX offers lots of options when it comes to real estate. There are both new homes, and older historical homes in town. There are lakeside and lakeview homes surrounding the lake, on both the Hill County (east) side and the Bosque County (west) side. Ranches, both large and small, are available throughout the area. Resort homes in gated communities are also an option.
Whatever kind of real estate you are looking for, chances are that you can find it in the Lake Whitney area.
The town of Whitney features a downtown area with local shops and dining. As in many small towns in Texas, local school activities, including Friday night lights, are a big part of the community.
Each October, the town sponsors Pioneer Days, with a parade, arts & crafts, live entertainment, horse apple bingo, baby contest, food booths and more.