Austin, Texas

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Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.wikipedia
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Texas

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Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Other major cities include Austin, the second-most populous state capital in the U.S., and El Paso.

Travis County, Texas

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Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Its county seat is Austin, the capital of Texas.

Hays County, Texas

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Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Hays County is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area.

University of Texas at Austin

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The city grew throughout the 19th century and became a center for government and education with the construction of the Texas State Capitol and the University of Texas at Austin.
The University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) is a public research university in Austin, Texas.

McKinney Falls State Park

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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.
McKinney Falls State Park is a state park in Austin, Texas, United States at the confluence of Onion Creek and Williamson Creek.

Williamson County, Texas

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Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties.
Williamson County is part of the Austin-Round Rock, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Lady Bird Lake

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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.
Lady Bird Lake (formerly, and still colloquially referred to as Town Lake) is a river-like reservoir on the Colorado River in Austin, Texas, United States.

List of people from Austin, Texas

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Residents of Austin are known as Austinites.
This is a list of notable past and present residents of the U.S. city of Austin, Texas, and its surrounding metropolitan area.

List of United States cities by population

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It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, and the second-most-populous state capital city (after Phoenix, Arizona).

Texas State Capitol

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The city grew throughout the 19th century and became a center for government and education with the construction of the Texas State Capitol and the University of Texas at Austin.
Located in downtown Austin, Texas, the structure houses the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and of the Governor of Texas.

Silicon Hills

The city also adopted "Silicon Hills" as a nickname in the 1990s due to a rapid influx of technology and development companies.
Silicon Hills is a nickname for the cluster of high-tech companies in the Austin metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Texas.

Houston

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In 1839, the site was chosen to replace Houston as the capital of the Republic of Texas and was incorporated under the name "Waterloo".
In 1839, the Republic of Texas relocated its capital to Austin.

Austin City Limits

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The city's official slogan promotes Austin as "The Live Music Capital of the World," a reference to the city's many musicians and live music venues, as well as the long-running PBS TV concert series Austin City Limits.
Austin City Limits (ACL) is an American public television music program recorded live in Austin, Texas, by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) member television station KLRU, and broadcast on many PBS stations around the United States.

Round Rock, Texas

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Dell's worldwide headquarters is located in the nearby suburb of Round Rock.
Located about 20 mi north of downtown Austin, Round Rock shares a common border with Austin at Texas State Highway 45.

Bastrop, Texas

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Early in the 19th century, Spanish forts were established in what are now Bastrop and San Marcos.
Located about 30 mi southeast of Austin, it is part of the Greater Austin metropolitan area.

Georgetown, Texas

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The area's earliest known inhabitants lived during the late Pleistocene (Ice Age) and are linked to the Clovis culture around 9200 BC (over 11,200 years ago), based on evidence found throughout the area and documented at the much-studied Gault Site, midway between Georgetown and Fort Hood.
It is 30 miles (48 km) from Austin.

List of cities in Texas by population

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It is the 11th-most populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, and the second-most-populous state capital city (after Phoenix, Arizona).

Texas Hill Country

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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.
Bound on the east by the Balcones Escarpment, the Hill Country reaches into the far northern portions of San Antonio and the western portions of Austin.

Stephen F. Austin

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Shortly afterward, the name was changed to Austin in honor of Stephen F. Austin, the "Father of Texas" and the republic's first secretary of state.
Numerous places and institutions are named in his honor, including the capital of Texas, Austin in Travis County, Austin County, Austin Bayou, Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Austin College in Sherman, and a number of K-12 schools.

Texas Ranger Division

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In 1840, a series of conflicts between the Texas Rangers and the Comanches, known as the Council House Fight and the Battle of Plum Creek, pushed the Comanches westward, mostly ending conflicts in Central Texas.
The Texas Ranger Division, commonly called the Texas Rangers and also known as "Los Diablos Tejanos—the Texas Devils", is a U.S. statewide investigative law enforcement agency with statewide jurisdiction in Texas, based in the capital city of Austin.

Fort Hood

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The area's earliest known inhabitants lived during the late Pleistocene (Ice Age) and are linked to the Clovis culture around 9200 BC (over 11,200 years ago), based on evidence found throughout the area and documented at the much-studied Gault Site, midway between Georgetown and Fort Hood.
It is located halfway between Austin and Waco, about 60 mi from each, within the U.S. state of Texas.

Zilker Park

In 1730, three missions from East Texas were combined and reestablished as one mission on the south side of the Colorado River, in what is now Zilker Park, in Austin.
Zilker Metropolitan Park is a recreational area in south Austin, Texas at the juncture of Barton Creek and the Colorado River that comprises over 350 acre of publicly owned land.

Barton Springs Pool

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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.
It is located on the grounds of Zilker Park in Austin, Texas.

San Marcos, Texas

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Early in the 19th century, Spanish forts were established in what are now Bastrop and San Marcos.
San Marcos is within the Austin–Round Rock–San Marcos metropolitan area and on the Interstate 35 corridor between Austin and San Antonio.

Gault (archaeological site)

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The area's earliest known inhabitants lived during the late Pleistocene (Ice Age) and are linked to the Clovis culture around 9200 BC (over 11,200 years ago), based on evidence found throughout the area and documented at the much-studied Gault Site, midway between Georgetown and Fort Hood.
The Gault archaeological site is an extensive, multicomponent site located in central Texas, United States, about 40 mi north of Austin.