About Austin, TX
Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. Incorporated on December 27, 1839, it is the 11th-most populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, the second-most-populous state capital city, one of two state capitals with a population of over one million people, after Phoenix, Arizona, and the most populous state capital that is not also the most populous city in its state. It has been one of the fastest growing large cities in the United States since 2010. Downtown Austin and Downtown San Antonio are approximately 80 miles (129 km) apart, and both fall along the Interstate 35 corridor. Some observers believe that the two regions may some day form a new “metroplex” similar to Dallas and Fort Worth. Austin is the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States and is considered a "Beta −" global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.As of 2022, Austin had an estimated population of 1,028,225, up from 961,855 at the 2020 census. The city is the cultural and economic center of the Austin–Round Rock metropolitan statistical area, which had an estimated population of 2,295,303 as of July 1, 2020, a roughly 84% increase from the year 2000. Located in Central Texas within the greater Texas Hill Country, it is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and waterways, including Lady Bird Lake and Lake Travis on the Colorado River, Barton Springs, McKinney Falls, and Lake Walter E. Long. Residents of Austin are known as Austinites. They include a diverse mix of government employees, college students, musicians, high-tech workers, digital marketers, and blue-collar workers.
Neighborhoods in Austin, TX
Downtown Austin, South Austin, East Austin, Old West Austin, South Congress, Zilker, North Austin, Barton Hills, Clarksville, Bouldin Creek, Tarrytown, Allandale, Central Austin, West Campus, Mueller, Hyde Park, Travis Heights, Northwest Hills, Crestview, North Loop, Cherrywood, Circle C Ranch, North University, Oak Hill, Onion Creek, South Lamar, Central East Austin, Windsor Park, Montopolis, Windsor Hills, Wooten, Southeast Austin, East Cesar Chavez, Brentwood, Bryker Woods, South River City, North Burnet, Pemberton Heights, South Manchaca, Govalle, North Shoal Creek, Rosedale, North Burnet–Gateway, East Congress, Anderson Mill, West Congress, Westgate, Hancock, Spyglass-Barton's Bluff, Copperfield, West Lake Hills, Cedar Park, Round Rock, Georgetown