Austin map, Texas USA

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Austin is located in the state of Texas and is surrounded by other major cities such as Houston, Dallas and San Antonio.

AustinThe city has a population of around 1 million people and is considered to be one of the most liberal cities in America. It is also considered to be one of the fastest growing cities in the country because of its high level of immigration.

What the political and physical map of Austin shows

The political map of Austin shows that it has two counties: Travis County and Williamson County. Travis County includes downtown Austin while Williamson County includes all other areas within the city limits. The physical map shows that there are two main highways running through Austin: Interstate 35 (I-35) which runs east-west along its eastern edge; Highway 290 which runs north-south along its southern edge; Interstate 35 is also known as Loop 1 while Highway 290 is also called Loop 360.

Things to do in Austin

Austin can be seen as an ideal place for those who want to live close to nature because there are many parks located within its boundaries including Barton Springs Pool Park (which was voted as one of the top 10 best pools in America) as well as Zilker Park which has been voted as one of America’s best playgrounds for kids aged 5-12 years old at least once each year since 2011 by The American Society For Design & Construction (ASDC). The city of Austin is well known for its entertainment opportunities which is why it has been voted as one of the top 10 best cities for music lovers in America by It has also been ranked as one of the top 10 best cities for foodies by Zagat as well as one of the top 20 best places to visit in Texas by Trip Advisor.

Transport accessibility

The nearest airport, railway stations, highways and bus stations are all within a short distance

The nearest airport is Austin-Bergstrom International Airport which is about 5 miles away from the city center and can be reached by taking Route 71 or Route 183. It is also possible to reach Austin by train as there are three railway stations in the city including Austin Amtrak Station, Capital MetroRail Station and Leander Station.

Is Austin Texas a rich city?

Austin is a very rich city with an average household income of $71,300. There are also many high-paying jobs in Austin such as software engineer, database administrator and web developer.  The city’s economy is driven by high technology and tourism.

How is Austin different from the rest of Texas?

Austin’s city emblem is the silhouette of the Texas State Capitol, which is in downtown Austin. This emblem was designed by artist Tomasso Ravaglia in 1936. The Capitol building stands on an 11-acre site that includes the Texas State Cemetery and a monument marking the spot where Stephen F. Austin signed the Texas Declaration of Independence in 1836. The capitol dome was constructed from steel shipped from Pittsburgh and iron from Virginia, while stone came from Quarry Hill, a quarry near Austin. A statue of Lady Justice is located at the corner of Guadalupe Street and Brazos Street, just opposite to Government Plaza.


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