Demographics. Austin is in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties. With a population of 820,611 (2011 U.S. Census), it's the 13th most populous city in the United States; the fourth most populous city in Texas.
|Named for||Stephen F. Austin|
The Austin Area is a six-county metropolitan area located in Central Texas centered on the City of Austin—the fourth-largest city in Texas and the 11th-largest city in the United States.
Central Texas is a region in the U.S. state of Texas surrounding Austin and roughly bordered by San Saba to Bryan and San Marcos to Hillsboro.
|Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA|
|Map showing the area of the Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown MSA|
|Principal cities||Austin Round Rock Cedar Park Georgetown Pflugerville Hutto Leander|
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Major cities near Austin, TX
Located 22 miles northwest of Austin, Leander, Texas is home to award-winning school districts, natural attractions, a commuter rail to Downtown Austin, and booming demand for business. According to the US Census Bureau, Leander was the fastest-growing large city in the country from 2018 to 2019.
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What is beside Texas? Texas is bordered by the state of Oklahoma in the north, by Arkansas in the northeast, by Louisiana in the east, by New Mexico in the west, and by the Mexican states (Coahuila, Chihuahua, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas) in the south and southwest.
Best Suburbs Near Austin, Texas
But as of right now Austin is the largest. City to not house at least one professional sports teamMoreBut as of right now Austin is the largest. City to not house at least one professional sports team in the NFL NBA MLB or NHL.
Safest places to live in Austin area*:
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Austin Suburbs with the Best Schools
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Austin area households enjoy diverse options in education, including 29 public school districts, 27 charter school districts, and over 100 private schools.
Top School Districts in Texas, 2020
|1||Highland Park Isd||Dallas|
|3||Barbers Hill Isd||Mont Belvieu|