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AUSTIN, TEXAS

Travis County Seat, Texas Hill Country

30°16'N 97°45'W
I-35
Hwys 71, 290 and 183
80 miles N of San Antonio
162 miles W of Houston
192 miles S of Dallas
Population: 827,227 (2010)

Austin Texas Topics

  • Austin Landmarks / Attractions / Trips / Photo Gallery
  • Austin Vintage Photos
  • Austin History / People / Stories
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  • >Austin Landmarks / Attractions / Trips
    Austin Hotels
    Austin Texas Capitol
    TE Photo, 2004
    Texas State Capitol

    Austin Landmarks/Attractions Includes:

  • Texas State Capitol
  • Texas State Cemetery
  • Travis County Courthouse
  • Texas Memorial Museum
  • Austin's Newsboy Statue
  • Austin's Moonlight Towers
  • September 11th Memorial
  • The Treaty Oak
  • The Capitol Goddess
  • Elizabet Ney Museum
  • "Guy Town" 1870-1913
  • Montopolis
  • George Washington Littlefield Building
  • Littlefield Home
  • Paramount Theater, 1915
  • The Millett Opera House, 1878
  • Buildings inside Buildings
  • Moore's Crossing Bridge
  • Pennybacker Bridge
  • Austin Sidewalks: Maufrais
  • Duval
  • Merrilltown
  • Rogers Cemetery
  • Fort Colorado
  • Austin Outdoor Attractions

  • Barton Springs and Zilker Park
  • Bull Creek Park, Bull Creek Greenbelt, Barrow Preserve
  • Hamilton Pool Preserve
  • Lady Bird Lake, formerly Town Lake
  • Lake Austin
  • Krause Springs
  • Mc Kinney Falls State Park
  • Covert Park - Mount Bonnell
  • Mount Bonnell - Lover's Leap


    Nearby Destinations

    Counties

  • Travis County
  • Blanco County
  • Burnet County
  • Williamson County
  • Hays County
  • Bastrop County
  • Comal County
  • Gillespie County

    Regions
  • Texas Hill Country
  • Central Texas South - the most historic region in Texas


    Texas Trips from Austin

  • Hill Country Trips
  • Splash Across Texas
  • Swimming to Mexico
  • Central Texas Trips

  • Austin - Texas State Cemetery entrance
    Photo courtesy Sarah Reveley, January 2006
    Texas State Cemetery
    Travis County courthouse vintage photo, Austin Texas
    1939 Photo courtesy TXDoT
    Travis County Courthouse
    Austin TX - Texas State History Museum
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    Texas State History Museum
    1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
    Barton Springs pool, Austin Texas, summer
    Photo courtesy Chia-Wei Wang, August 2006
    Barton Springs and Zilker Park
    Austin's Crowns Jewel
    Austin TX - Pennybacker Bridge Loop360
    Photo courtesy TXDoT - Photographer Stan A. Williams, October 2005
    Pennybacker Bridge over Lake Austin
    Austin TX - Historical Commission library
    Library of Texas Historical Commission
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    Austin Texas Neon - Powell Boot Repair
    TE Photo, 2001
    Old Neon
    Austin TX - murals
    TE Photo, August 2010
    Keep Austin Colorful -
    Austin Art in August
    More Austin Photo Gallery

  • Statues
  • Gargoyles
  • Austin Vintage Photos
    Texas - Austin Carnival Floral Parade, Women on buggy
    Vintage photo courtesy Murray Montgomery Collection
    Austin Old Photos, 1875 to 1900s
    Austin TX 1935 flood
    Courtesy of Austin History Center, PICA 008484-A
    1935 Flood

    Austin Hotels

    Austin, Texas History and Stories
    Seat of Empire
  • Mirabeau Lamar's Buffalo Excerpt from
    "Seat of Empire: The Embattled Birth of Austin, Texas"
    by Jeffrey Stuart Kerr

  • Austin History
  • Austin as Texas’ Capital by Mike Cox

  • Austin, Texas Chronicles
  • Skyline Club by Clay Coppedge
  • Bobby Layne's (alleged) curse by Clay Coppedge
  • Hand-tooled Holsters Tell Stories by Mike Cox
  • Christmas Stories by Mike Cox
  • Protecting the Capitol from tourists by Mike Cox
  • Charlie Hamby by Mike Cox
  • Trans-Texas Travels and Circling Mules in Austin by Mike Cox
  • The Deadly Tower by Murray Montgomery
  • Ben Thompson's Tombstone by C. F. Eckhardt
  • Fruit Tree Ramsey by Clay Coppedge
  • Pig War by Clay Coppedge
  • A Hanging in Austin by Mike Cox
  • Thurber Brick by Mike Cox
  • Austin Mystery Murders by Mike Cox
  • The Great Treasury Raid of 1865 by Mike Cox
  • The First State Capitol by Mike Cox
  • Austin Happenings 1902 by Mike Cox
  • John Ringo by Mike Cox
  • O. Henry and the Shoal Creek Treasure by C. F. Eckhardt
  • Austin Grade School by Mike Cox
  • Athens by Mike Cox
  • Bevo, the UT's longhorn mascot by Mike Cox
  • Hudson Bend by Mike Cox
  • Barbecue Bust by Mike Cox
  • Stagecoach Holdup by Mike Cox
  • Coach Bible's Outrageous Salary by Michael Barr
  • Austin's Mystery Cafe, 1955
  • More About Austin
  • Street Name Trivia by Joe Foster
  • Austin Tidbits by C. F. Eckhardt
  • About Austin

  • Cartoons by Roger Todd Moore:
  • Treaty Oak

  • Austin TX - St. Mary's Catholic Church
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    St Mary Cathedral
    203 E 10th St, Austin, TX 78701
    Austin TX - Ten Commandment Monument
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008

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    Travis County TX 1920s Map
    1920s Map courtesy Texas General Land Office
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