Carrying On
the tradition

a Rich Legacy

In creating today’s Bryson, we have taken every effort to show respect for the history of the Bryson family and prepare their land for the next generation of pioneers.

J.C. and Nancy Bryson established the area in 1872, building the first two rooms of their farmstead using cedar from Bastrop and limestone from the San Gabriel River. Originally, the 800‑acre farm was used for livestock grazing, cash crops and family meals, but it eventually transitioned to a cotton farm. J.C. and Nancy’s great‑grandson, Bobby, was born on the property, and he and his wife Pat became prominent citizens of Leander.

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Small Town Vibes

There’s a charm to Leander that you just don’t find in other places. It’s a place where you hear “Ma’am” & “Sir,” where cowboy boots aren’t out of place and where time seems to slow down as you visit with a friend. No wonder Leander has been named one of the best places to live in Texas!

Hometown History

The City of Leander
(originally called Bagdad)
was established July 17, 1882.

Mules moved the Leander
Methodist Church to its
present location in 1901.

Thousands attend the annual
Old Town Street Festival, one of
Leander's most popular events

Leander's population was
7,600 in 2000 and has grown
to more than 75,000 today.

54 Ace

A classic deserves a classic.

That’s why ‘54 Ace — a 1954 Chevrolet Advance Design 3600 — is the four-wheel symbol of Bryson. It’s a reminder of the good ol’ times of yesterday that we get to still enjoy. That things built right are meant to last. And that a classic really never goes out of style.

Truckloads of Experience

Established in 1975 by Larry Johnson, Johnson Development is one of the nation’s leading residential and commercial land development companies, earning a reputation for vibrant, responsible development and innovative master planning.

To date, Johnson Development has been involved in more than 100 projects and has more top‑selling communities than any other developer in Texas since 2014.

To view all Johnson Development community homes for sale and our new homebuyer resource guides, please visit

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