Historical, quaint community with stunning views among rolling hills

Welcome to Chappell Hill

Chappell Hill is a picturesque small town situated in the rolling hills of Washington County. Famed for its locally owned boutiques and historical atmosphere, locals enjoy endless exploration and enjoyment of the city’s past and present.

As one of the oldest towns in Texas, with a long and storied history, Chappell Hill has been a hub of activity for generations. Local businesses are rooted in the community, offering delicious cuisine, products, and services that residents cherish.

This unique community has something for everyone, including quaint shops and divine restaurants. Its 19th-century charm can be seen in historic Victorian homes along Main Street. Whether shopping for one-of-a-kind antiques or enjoying the spring and fall festivals, you’ll quickly fall in love with the local lifestyle.

What to Love

  • Large estates with stunning countryside views 
  • The famous Bluebonnet and Scarecrow Festivals
  • Historical charm with an abundance of dining and shopping offerings

Local Lifestyle

Nature lovers will find plenty of outdoor activities to keep them busy, including shopping on Main St., biking while taking in magnificent views of wildflowers, and exploring nearby rivers and lakes. With its peaceful atmosphere and welcoming locals, Chappell Hill is the perfect place to settle down and experience the best of small-town living. 

Just an hour from central Houston, College Station, and Austin, residents of Chappell Hill are poised to enjoy a wide variety of amenities. From strolling among the beautiful seasonal wildflowers at Chappell Hill Historical Society to listening to the clatter of horseshoes at Lyons Park, Chappell Hill is an ideal small-town haven for people looking for a slower pace of life and a more natural environment. With its charming setting and close-knit community, it's no wonder why so many people choose this idyllic Texas town.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Chappell Hill offers locals plenty of options for high-end restaurants, quaint eateries, and unique shopping. If you’re looking for good old fashioned homestyle cooking, Bevers Kitchen is a long-established community favorite, while Grapevine on Main is a chic and crave-worthy lunch spot offering the best pizza in the heart of town.

For global tapas and unique cocktails, residents love Ninety Six West. Located in Brenham just 15 minutes away by car, this upscale establishment has one-of-a-kind craft beers, the best selection of wines, and farm-to-table dining with the option of an elegant outdoor patio.

Things to Do

Though this town is known for being quaint and quiet, there are plenty of things to do to stay entertained in Chappell Hill. Some prized local favorites are the Bluebonnet Festival, Scarecrow Festival, and Independence Parade (initiated by the shooting of a canon). In the fall, at the annual Scarecrow Festival, locals enjoy a weekend of family fun, complete with live music, activities, and craft vendors. The summer brings the area’s famed Independence Parade, this annual event is a great way to celebrate the Fourth of July and is known as one of the biggest small-town parades.

A visit to the Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum may be of interest to history buffs. A late 19th-century treasure and historical landmark, the Providence Baptist Church is a quaint step back in time that serves as a community events and wedding venue. Another historical landmark, the Rock Store, also functions as a venue for community events.

The famous Bluebonnet Festival takes place in Chappell Hill every spring and is a highly anticipated community event. Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the festival to celebrate the state flower and spend time outdoors enjoying all the beauty Texas has to offer. Locals and tourists look forward to hundreds of street vendors, live music, and activities.


Chappell Hill is served by the Brenham Independent School District and is home to several excellent schools. Students may attend:

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