- Broad but short head with large eyes.
- Deep red external gills.
- Weakly developed tail fin.
- Four toes on front feet, five on hind feet.
- Fourteen to sixteen costal grooves.
- Gray dorsal ground color with light brown streak along midline, from head to base of tail.
- Dark pigment scattered across body, forming a netlike pattern.
- Pigment also present on palms of feet and lower jaw.
- Ventral surface immaculate (and transparent).
- Golden-yellow tail with some mottled pigment.
- May be 1-3 rows of iridiophores on lateral surface.
Maximum adult size in Eurycea naufragia is around 6 cm (2.25 in) total length.
The entire distribution of Eurycea naufragia is restricted to springs and one cave in Williamson County, Texas.
Strictly aquatic, Eurycea naufragia is found only in a handful of springs of Williamson County.
The Georgetown Salamander is listed as a federally threatened species by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and can not be collected without a federally issued permit.
Eurycea naufragia is known from springs associated with the drainages of the south, middle , and north forks of the San Gabriel River near Georgetown (Williamson County), Texas.