Austin, TX

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 30.266666, -97.733330.

Austin is a large city and the capital of the state of Texas, located in the southern part of the US. Despite being the capital city, Austin is only the 4th largest city of the state, after Houston, San Antonio, and Dallas. The city is situated on the banks of the Colorado River and it is a relatively new one, established in the middle of the 19th century. Austin is a center of culture and has a very rich cultural life, with a large number of theaters, museums, galleries, and other establishments located there. The University of Texas at Austin with its seven museums and seventeen libraries, is a very large public research university and was founded in 1883. The city is an important technology and business center, home to the regional offices or headquarters of companies such as 3M, Amazon, Google, Apple, IBM, Intel, Oracle, etc.

Austin is famous for its numerous parks and green zones thus it can be considered a city for recreation. Local cuisine is famous for its varied dishes and especially its beer since a large number of immigrants living in Austin are from Germany, Czechia, and Austria. There are a lot of attractions and points of interest in Austin like The Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library, the Texas Memorial Museum, the Blanton Museum of Art, the Elisabet Ney Museum, Thinkery, the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture, the Mexic-Arte Museum, the Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge, the Umlauf Sculpture Garden & Museum, Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, Texas State Capitol, H-E-B Center, Lady Bird Lake, the Barton Creek Greenbelt, Deep Eddy Pool, Hamilton Pool Preserve, Mount Bonnell (Covert Park), McKinney Falls State Park, and many more.

Hospital: Seton Hospital (historical)

Locale: Congress Avenue Historic District , Bremond Block Historic District

Park: Shoal Beach , Mable Davis Park , Little Stacy Park , Big Stacy Park , Wooldridge Park , Wooldridge Park , Mouse Park , Maroon Stadium

Populated Place: Austin

Post Office: United States Post Office and Federal Building

School: American Institute for Learning High School , American Youthworks Charter School , Travis High School , Travis Heights Elementary School , Travis Heights School , Austin High School , Saint Austins School , Pease School , First United Methodist Church of Austin Preschool , Pease Elementary School , Saint Andrews School , Wooldridge School

 

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