Point Venture, Texas

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Point Venture, Texas
Location of Point Venture, Texas
Location of Point Venture, Texas
Coordinates: 30°22′54″N 98°0′4″W / 30.38167°N 98.00111°W / 30.38167; -98.00111
CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesTravis
Area
 • Total1.9 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water1.0 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Population
(2010)
 • Total800
 • Density420/sq mi (280/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
78645
Area code(s)512
Websitehttp://vopv.org/

Point Venture is a village in western Travis County, Texas. The population was 800 as of the 2010 census.[1]

Located on the north bank of Lake Travis, Point Venture was a second home and family vacation destination, since the early 1970s. It has matured into a community of full time residents with over 150 children attending Lago Vista Schools. It features golfing, boating, lake access, and other amenities. Point Venture was incorporated in August 2000.[2]

The Lago Vista Independent School District serves area students.

Geography[edit]

Point Venture is located at 30°22′54″N 98°0′4″W / 30.38167°N 98.00111°W / 30.38167; -98.00111 (30.381662, -98.001046). The CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2), of which, 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) of it is land and 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010800
Est. 2017958[4]19.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

Government[edit]

Point Venture was incorporated in 2000 with a council-manager system of local government. The six members serve two year terms. As of September 14, 2018, Point Venture Council members are as follows:

  • Mayor: Eric Love
  • Mayor pro tem: Lance Clinton
  • Council Member: Roy Ables
  • Council Member: Donald Conyer
  • Council Member: Kris Arrieta
  • Council Member: Vacant

Point Venture is represented in Texas House of Representatives by Republican Paul D. Workman.  In the State Senate, Lago Vista is represented by Democrat Kirk Watson.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Counts, 2010 Census of Population and Housing" (PDF). Texas: 2010.
  2. ^ "Boundary Changes". Geographic Change Notes: Texas. Population Division, United States Census Bureau. 2006-05-19. Archived from the original on 2006-02-06. Retrieved 2008-05-27.
  3. ^ "Point Venture, Texas :: Boundary Map of Point Venture, Texas".
  4. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 30°22′46″N 97°59′46″W / 30.37944°N 97.99611°W / 30.37944; -97.99611