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Austin County, Texas

US county information
NameAustin County
Largest citySealy
US Area
Total Area656.37 sq mi (1700 km2)
Land Area652.59 sq mi (1690.2 km2)
Water Area3.78 sq mi (9.8 km2)
Population23590 (2000)
Density13.9/km2 (36.1/sq mi)
Named forStephen F. Austin
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Austin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas ajacent to the Houston � Sugar Land � Baytown metropolitan area. The population was 23,590 at the 2000 census. Its county seat is Bellville. Austin County is named for Stephen F. Austin, who facilitated the Anglo American colonization of Texas and is known as the "Father of Texas." Austin County is not to be confused with the city of Austin, the state capital city that lies in Travis County approximately 110 miles to the northwest.

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Teen who collapsed at residential treatment facility dies - Brenham Banner Press Tweet this news
Brenham Banner Press---...- and Protective Services is continuing its investigation into the death of a 17-year-old girl at a residential treatment facility in -Austin County-. ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 20:10:39 GMT+00:00
VORHEIER v. STATE - Tweet this news[ 1 ] When JV was five or six years old, his parents divorced, and he began living in Converse, Bexar -County-, -Texas- with his biological father, ... - Date : Fri, 20 Aug 2010 11:49:16 GMT+00:00
Texas boy, 10, dead in accidental shooting - Dallas Morning News Tweet this news
Dallas Morning News--The shooting happened Monday night at a home near the town of Edge, located 100 miles northeast of -Austin-. Brazos -County- Sheriff Chris Kirk says the older ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:22:19 GMT+00:00
Bastrop police chief charged with DWI - Houston Chronicle Tweet this news
Houston Chronicle--Travis -County- Sheriff's spokesman Roger Wade says Board was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated, then released on a $5000 personal ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 11:45:08 GMT+00:00
Sandra Bullock: Jesse James and I Have 'Moved On' - PopEater Tweet this news
PopEater--The divorce was finalized in Travis -County-, -Texas-, in June, TMZ first reported. As media scrutiny intensified, the 'Blind Side' actress disappeared from ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 13:39:58 GMT+00:00
Dallas-area homeowners insurance rates vary widely, analysis finds - Dallas Morning News Tweet this news
Dallas Morning News---AUSTIN- - Just because -Texas- has the second-highest average home insurance rates in the nation doesn't mean that ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 12:03:30 GMT+00:00
Seferian-Jenkins Makes the Call - (subscription) Tweet this news (subscription)--The #3-ranked tight end in the -county-, Gig Harbor (Wash.) tight end -Austin- Seferian-Jenkins, made his college decision on Monday night and ... - Date : Tue, 17 Aug 2010 01:38:13 GMT+00:00
Watercooler Stories - Tweet this news, -Texas-, Aug. 18 (UPI) -- A playwright seems to have inadvertently sabotaged a deal to have one of his works used on a -Texas- school exam by going ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 10:32:44 GMT+00:00
Our views: Going for solar (Aug. 18) - Florida Today Tweet this news
Florida Today--In the late 1980s, Sematech Inc., brought together semiconductor developers in -Austin-, -Texas-, to compete in an arena where other nations were moving ahead ... - Date : Wed, 18 Aug 2010 05:10:08 GMT+00:00
Hassle over education money worries Texas schools - Houston Chronicle Tweet this news
Houston Chronicle---AUSTIN- � Fearing hard economic times, some -Texas- school superintendents are cautious about the extra funding heading their way from an ... - Date : Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:37:21 GMT+00:00

United States Congress :
Senators Name Party First Elected Level
Senate Class 1 Kay Bailey Hutchison Republican 1993 Senior Senator
Senate Class 2 John Cornyn Republican 2002 Junior Senator
Representatives Name Party First Elected Area(s) of Austin County Represented
District 10 Michael McCaul Republican 2004 Entire county

Houston �Sugar Land �Baytown
Metropolitan Area

CountiesAustin * Brazoria * Chambers * Fort Bend * Galveston * Harris * Liberty * Montgomery * San Jacinto * Waller
"Principal" citiesHouston * Sugar Land * Baytown * Galveston * Conroe
Other citiesAlvin * Angleton * Bellaire * Clute * Deer Park * Dickinson * Freeport * Friendswood * Galena Park * Humble * Jacinto City * Katy * Lake Jackson * La Marque * La Porte * League City * Missouri City * Pasadena * Pearland * Richmond * Rosenberg * South Houston * Stafford * Texas City * West University Place :For a complete listing, see list of cities and towns in Houston �Sugar Land �Baytown MSA
Unincorporated areasAtascocita * Channelview * Cloverleaf * Crosby * Cypress * Fresno * Hockley * Klein * Port Bolivar * Spring * The Woodlands
Bodies of waterBuffalo Bayou * Galveston Bay * Gulf Intracoastal Waterway * Houston Ship Channel * San Jacinto River * Trinity River * Lake Houston * Lake Conroe

Municipalities and communities of Austin County, Texas

County seat: Bellville
CitiesBellville * Brazos Country * Industry * Sealy * Wallis
TownSan Felipe
Bleiblerville * Cat Spring * Kenney * New Ulm * Shelby

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