Austin , Travis County, Texas

Austin: City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat

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Austin is a city located in the county of Travis in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 790,390 and a population density of 955 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 978,908 inhabitants.

The city was created 186 years ago in 1834.

Austin has a total area of 319.50 square miles (827.51 km2).

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Austin, TX Quick Facts

Population : 978,908 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas
County : Travis County
Different from : Austin County
Twitter username : austintexasgov
Postal code : 78744–78769, 78708–78739, 78741–78742, 78701–78705
Phone Area Codes : 512
Area : 827.51 km2
Named for : Stephen F. Austin
Altitude : 489 feet / 149 meters
Capital city : Austin is capital of Texas
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (186 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 05:16:32 (22nd April 2021)
Density : 1,183 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 19.26% (2010-2019)
Weather : 68℉ Mostly Cloudy then Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Population by years

The population of Austin increased by 19.26% in 9 years.

Year Population Method
2010 790,390 census
2011 828,459 estimation process
2012 854,482 estimation process
2013 875,003 estimation process
2014 901,170 estimation process
2015 921,114 estimation process
2016 939,447 estimation process
2017 951,553 estimation process
2018 962,469 estimation process
2019 978,908 estimation process

Austin, TX zip code is 78701. County name: Travis, County fips: 48453

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People born in Austin, TX (200)

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College & universities near Austin, TX

Code Name City ZIP
225575 Huston-Tillotson University Austin (TX) 78702-2795
228778 The University of Texas at Austin Austin (TX) 78705
223001 Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Austin (TX) 78705-5711
224712 Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest Austin (TX) 78705
227845 Saint Edward's University Austin (TX) 78704-6489

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Austin, TX

Code Name Address Type
AUS Austin 250 North Lamar Blvd. RAIL
TAY Taylor 118 East First St. RAIL
SMC San Marcos Station 338 South Guadalupe St. RAIL
KIL Killeen, Texas 200 East Avenue C BUS
FHD Fort Hood, Texas Hood Road & Old Ironsides Ave. BUS

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Travis County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Travis County , TX. (more)

City Name Population Title
Pflugerville 65,380 City in Travis County, Texas, United States
Lakeway 15,981 City in Travis County, Texas, United States
Manor 13,866 City in Travis County, Texas, United States
Wells Branch 12,120 Census designated place
Lago Vista 7,556 City in Travis County, Texas, United States
Bee Cave 6,841 City in Texas
West Lake Hills 3,286 City in Texas, United States
The Hills 2,487 Human settlement in Travis County, Texas, United States of America
Jonestown 2,105 Former community established by the Peoples Temple, known for a mass death event on November 18, 1978
Briarcliff 1,819 Village in Texas, USA
Rollingwood 1,585 City in Travis County, Texas, United States
Point Venture 1,033 City in Travis County, Texas, United States of America
Mustang Ridge 981 City in Travis County, Texas, United States
Sunset Valley 672 City in Travis County, Texas, United States
Volente 599 Village in the United States
Buffalo Gap 557 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Austin, TX distances to biggest Texas cities

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