Blackhawk is a neighborhood in Pflugerville, Texas. Pflugerville is a city in Travis County, Texas with a small portion in Williamson County. Pflugerville is a suburb of Austin and part of the Austin–Round Rock–San Marcos Metropolitan Statistical Area. The City of Pflugerville has more than 15 parks, 30.5 miles of trail, 16 playscapes, 500 acres of parks and 528 acres of open space all within Pflugerville’s city limits. Many of the parks offer a full range of amenities from pavilions, gazebos and playgrounds to pools and picnic areas.
Pfluger Park is along Gilleland Creek and is the site of the city’s annual German festival, the Deutschen Pfest, held the third weekend in May. The park includes the Fallen Warrior Memorial, trails, a grove, playground, volleyball courts, basketball court, picnic areas and large shade trees. Pfluger Park is also used for music in the park events and festivals.
Lake Pflugerville is a 180-acre reservoir built to provide the citizens of Pflugerville with drinking water. The lake is open for fishing, swimming, jogging, canoes, kayaks and wind surfing. Lake Pflugerville Park includes a 3-mile walking/jogging trail, playground, boat launch, pavilion and beach area.
Public education in the city of Pflugerville is provided by the Pflugerville Independent School District (PISD). The district encompasses all or part of six municipalities including Pflugerville, Austin, Coupland, Hutto, Manor and Round Rock. As of the 2013-2014 school year, PISD had a total enrollment of 23,543 students and operated 3 high schools (Pflugerville, Connally, and Hendrickson), 6 middle schools, 19 elementary schools, and 2 alternative campuses.