The University of Texas and the Drag form a district of Austin. This article also covers the "West Campus" and "North University" neighborhoods.
Austin is a city of over 900,000 people in the Hill Country region of the U.S.
South Austin can refer to any part of Austin, Texas south of Lady Bird Lake and the downtown area, although many people use it to specifically refer to the south-central area directly south of downtown in the 78704 zip code. 78704 is bordered by Lady Bird Lake to the north, I-35 to the east, Ben White Blvd (Hwy 290/71) to the south, and Mopac (Loop 1) to the west.
North Loop is in Austin, several miles north of downtown, but not as far north as what is now called "North Austin".
Hyde Park is a district in Austin, Texas about a mile north of the University of Texas. It is known in Austin for being the earliest significant residential development outside the old nineteenth-century downtown city core, for containing some interesting old houses, and for being a bastion of political liberalism.
In the past 25 years or so, Bee Cave in Texas quickly developed from a small rural town into a suburb of the city of Austin. It lies some twelve miles west of Austin, in Central Hill Country.
Round Rock is a city in southeast Williamson County, Texas in the Blackland Prairie region of Texas. It is located 19 miles north of downtown Austin.
San Marcos is a college town in the Central Hill Country region of Texas in the United States of America, about half an hour's drive south of the state's capitol, Austin. It was settled in 1808 by Mexican families, and is now the home to Texas State University-San Marcos.
Bastrop is the county seat of Bastrop County, Texas, and is located about east of Austin at 30°6'43" North, 97°19'1" West (30.112057, -97.
Burnet- Nestled at the edge of the spectacular Texas Hill Country about 50 miles northwest of Austin, amidst the beautiful Highland Lakes, is the historic community of Burnet. Burnet was originally established in the mid 1800s as a fort on the Texas frontier.
Schulenburg is a city in Fayette County in the Post Oak Savannah region of Texas. It bills itself as halfway to everywhere, since it's halfway between Houston and San Antonio on I-10 and halfway from Austin to Victoria north-south.
Boerne, (pronounced BER-nee) is a small town about thirty miles north of San Antonio. It has German Heritage and is well known for antique shopping.
Weimar is a city in the Post Oak Savannah region of Texas about half way between Houston and San Antonio.
San Antonio is the third largest city in the state of Texas and the 7th largest in the United States. It's the 24th largest metropolitan area in the country.
Fredericksburg is a city in Texas, west of Austin and north of San Antonio.
Burton is a small rural town on the western end of Washington County (Texas) in the state of Texas.
The Hill Country is a region of the state of Texas in the United States of America. It has some of the most interesting history of the state.
Brenham is a city in the Post Oak Savannah region of Texas. It is the county seat of Washington, County and is about halfway between Houston and Austin on U.
Waco is a city in the Blackland Prairie region of north central Texas, in the United States of America.
The Prairies and Lakes Region is located in the north central part of Texas. It is home to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, the forth largest metropolitan area in the United States.
Castroville is a city in the South Texas Plains. Castroville is known as the Little Alsace of Texas, because its founder brought in a large group of settlers from Alsace in the 1840s.