Austin, Texas

City of Austin
Skyline of City of Austin
Nickname(s): 
Live Music Capital of the World,[1] River City, ATX, The City with the Violet Crown
Location in the state of Texas
Location in the state of Texas
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CountryUnited States
StateTexas
CountiesTravis County
Government
 • MayorSteve Adler
Area
 • City296.25 sq mi (767.28 km2)
 • Metro
4,285.7 sq mi (11,099.91 km2)
Population
(2016)[2]
 • City931,830 (11th)
 • Density3,358.3/sq mi (1,296.65/km2)
 • Metro
2,056,405 (31st)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
78701-78705, 78708-78728, 78730-78739, 78741-78742, 78744-78769
Area code(s)www.ci.austin.tx.us

Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas. It is the county seat of Travis County. Austin is the 11th-largest city in the United States, and the 4th-largest in Texas. Its population in 2016 was 931,830.[2] The University of Texas at Austin is located there.

Austin is frequently called the "Live Music Capital of the World". Several Fortune 500 companies have their main offices (also known as the headquarters) and regional offices in Austin.

History

Austin was first called Waterloo in 1835. In 1839, it was chosen to be the capital city of The Republic of Texas and named for Stephen F. Austin. The University of Texas at Austin was founded in 1883.

In March 2018, a series of bombings occurred in Austin killing two people.[3]

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română: Austin, Texas
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sicilianu: Austin (Texas)
slovenčina: Austin (Texas)
slovenščina: Austin, Teksas
ślůnski: Austin
Soomaaliga: Austin
српски / srpski: Остин
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suomi: Austin
svenska: Austin
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粵語: 柯士甸
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