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Travis County, Texas

US county information
NameTravis County
US Area
Total Area1022 sq mi (2647 km2)
Land Area989 sq mi (2561.5 km2)
Water Area33 sq mi (85.5 km2)
Population1024266 (2010)
Density400/km2 (1036/sq mi)

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Travis County is a county located in south central Texas astride the Balcones Fault, the boundary between the Edwards Plateau to the west and the Blackland Prairie to the east. It is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. In the year 2010, the population was 1,024,266; the county has gained more than 400,000 residents since 1990. Its county seat is Austin, the capital of Texas. The county is named in honor of William Barret Travis, the commander of the Republic of Texas forces at the Battle of the Alamo.

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