Lakewayis a city in Travis County, Texas, United States. The population was 11,391 at the 2010 census; up from 8,002 in 2000. The city is located next to Lake Travis. It is an exurb in Greater Austin.
Lakeway is located16 miles (26 km) west of Austin.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.1 square miles (15.7 km2), of which, 5.8 square miles (15.0 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km2) of it (4.45%) is water.
The town of Lakeway began with the construction of a 48-room hotel, the Lakeway Inn, now Lakeway Resort and Spa, a 168-room full service resort. Ground was broken October 1962 and the grand opening was July 12, 1963. Honored guests included Lady Bird Johnson and Texas Governor John Connally.
The City of Lakeway is served by the Lake Travis Independent School District.  Six elementary schools, Lake Travis Elementary School, Lakeway Elementary School, Bee Cave Elementary School, Serene Hills Elementary School, and West Cypress Hills Elementary School, serve sections of Lakeway. Two middle schools located in unincorporated areas outside of Lakeway, Hudson Bend Middle School and Lake Travis Middle School, take sections of Lakeway. All of Lakeway is zoned to Lake Travis High School.