About Pilot Knob, Texas 78744, USA

Pilot Knob is an unincorporated community in southern Travis County, Texas, United States. It is centered on the intersection of US 183 and Farm to Market Road 812 and is named for Pilot Knob, the remnant hill of an extinct volcano.  Its semi-rural-feel, with residences on large lots or acreage and convenience stores, and other small businesses add to its value. Visit this link for more information.

It was named for a nearby geological feature believed to be the remains of a cretaceous volcano. The area was settled primarily by families who moved to Texas after the Civil War. The Pilot Knob school had two teachers and ninety-nine students in 1907. A church and a few scattered houses marked the community on county highway maps in the 1940s. The Pilot Knob school district was consolidated with the Colorado (later Del Valle) district in 1956 and 1957. Read about Moores Crossing, Texas 78719, USA is a Pocket-Friendly Neighborhood here. 


Present Life

Despite the historical volcanic eruptions and the failed incorporation attempts, Pilot Knob is a lively community. The total number of households is 3,751, with four people per household on average. The current population’s median age is 37, with 3,775 people being married and 5,754 being single. The employment numbers show 70.59% white-collar employees and 29.41% blue-collar employees in Pilot Knob.