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Travis County TX
Travis County


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)

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Austin Landmarks/Attractions Includes:

  • Travis County Courthouse
  • Texas Memorial Museum
  • Texas State Capitol
  • Austin's Newsboy Statue
  • Austin's Moonlight Towers
  • September 11th Memorial
  • The Texas State Cemetery
  • 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 Images

  • Austin Old Photos, 1875 to 1900s
  • 1935 Flood
  • Keep Austin Colorful - Austin Art in August
  • Gargoyles
  • Old Neon
  • Statues
    Book Hotel Here > Austin Hotels
  • 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
  • Austin Hotels- Book Here


    Nearby Destinations
  • Travis County Towns & Ghost Towns
  • 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
  • Good old New Corn Hill
  • Krause Springs, Spicewood

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  • Austin TX - Texas State History Museum
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    Texas State History Museum
    1800 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701
    Austin TX - St. Mary's Catholic Church
    Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, December 2008
    St Mary Cathedral
    203 E 10th St, Austin, TX 78701
    Day Trips & Weekend Getaways from Austin
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    Travis County TX 1920s Map
    1920s Map courtesy Texas General Land Office
    Travis County - Towns & Ghost Towns >
    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
  • 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

    Cartoons by Roger Todd Moore:
  • Treaty Oak
  • More About Austin
  • Street Name Trivia by Joe Foster
  • Austin Tidbits by C. F. Eckhardt
  • About Austin
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