Place:Austin, Texas, United States

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NameAustin
Alt namesAustinsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates29.883°N 96.317°W
Located inTexas, United States     (1836 - )
See alsoWaller, Texas, United StatesChild county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
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Austin County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 28,417. Its seat is Bellville. The 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.

Austin County is included in the Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land metropolitan area.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1824 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1824 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1826 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1827 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1903 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 3,841
1860 10,139
1870 15,087
1880 14,429
1890 17,859
1900 20,676
1910 17,699
1920 18,874
1930 18,860
1940 17,384
1950 14,663
1960 13,777
1970 13,831
1980 17,726
1990 19,832

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