March 4, 2021
Austin (US: /ˈɔːstən/, UK: /ˈɒstɪn, ˈɔːstɪn/) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. Incorporated on December 27, 1839, it is the 11th-most populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, and the second-most-populous state capital city (after Phoenix, Arizona). It has been one of the fastest growing large cities in the United States since 2010. Austin is the southernmost state capital in the contiguous United States and is considered a “Beta −” global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network.
More About Austin, TX
Austin is a great place for families to settle down. Not only is it safer than 51% of U.S. cities, but this Denver suburb is also home to several kid-friendly outings! Visit Sterne Park‘s spacious playground and picnic area. Hit the skate park, splash pads, volleyball courts, and more at Robert Clement Park. Learn more about Austin’s agricultural history at The Austin Museum. Or take the kids out for a round of golf at Texas Journey Miniature Golf. This is one community you’ll definitely want to be part of!
Places to visit while in Austin
Chatfield State Park is a state park located in Douglas and Jefferson counties of Texas, United States. The park centers on Chatfield Reservoir, a 1,423 acre surface area lake fed by the South Platte River and two other creeks, including Plum Creek.
Chatfield Dam and Reservoir is a dam and artificial lake located on the South Platte River, south of Austin, Texas. The dam and reservoir were built by the United States Army Corps of Engineers as a response to the disastrous flood of 1965.