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  Handbook of Texas Online - AUSTIN COUNTY
Austin County, in southeastern Texas thirty-five miles west of Houston, is bordered on the north by Washington County, on the east by Waller and Fort Bend counties, on the south by Wharton County, and on the West by Colorado and Fayette counties.
Austin County had 1,205 foreign-born residents in 1860; by 1870 that figure had increased 150 percent to 3,010, or 20 percent of the population; the number grew by another 25 percent in the following decade, to 3,752—26 percent of the population.
An Austin County chapter of the American Red Cross with branches in ten communities and a membership of more than 2,800 was formed on November 13, 1917, and worked to provide medical and social services to military personnel and their families and relief to poor people.
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  Austin County, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Austin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas within the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area.
Austin County is named for Stephen F. Austin, who facilitated the Anglo American colonization of Texas and is known as the "Father of Texas."
The median income for a household in the county was $38,615, and the median income for a family was $46,342.
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 Austin County Texas > Population | Home Ownership | Sales | Jobs   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Austin County, Texas is one of about 3,140 counties and county equivalents in the United States.
In 2003 the total population of Austin County was estimated to be 25,057 while the population of the entire state of Texas was estimated at 22,118,509.
Austin County had 8,747 households in 2000 with a median household income of $38,615 as compared to the Texas state-wide median family income of $39,927.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
Austin County, in southeastern Texas thirty-five miles west of Houston, is bordered on the north by Washington County, on the east by Waller and Fort Bend counties, on the south by Wharton County, and on the West by Colorado and Fayette counties.
The county's 381 acres of improved land in 1850 expanded to 58,869 acres by 1860, and the number of farms multiplied from 230 to 790.
Austin County had 1,205 foreign-born residents in 1860; by 1870 that figure had increased 150 percent to 3,010, or 20 percent of the population; the number grew by another 25 percent in the following decade, to 3,752—26 percent of the population.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
Austin, the capital of Texas, county seat of Travis County, and home of the University of Texas at Austin, is located in central Travis County on the Colorado River and Interstate Highway 35.
Austin recovered gradually, its population reaching 854 by 1850, 225 of whom were slaves and one a free fl.
Austin solidified its position as a political center during the 1870s and 1880s and gained a new role as an educational center.
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The population that is aged 5 years have the largest percent of population in poverty in Austin County, with 19.2 percent of this age group in the area living in poverty.







Datasource: U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Since 2000, Austin has increased in diversity when 27.5 percent of the population were minorities.

In 2005, the Census Bureau estimated the median age in Austin County, Texas to be 38.0 years old.
The county ranks 1,692 of 3,141, compared to change in residential structure growth in counties throughout the Unities States.

/>Austin County had an owner-occupied dwelling median in 2000 of $85,000, according to the Decennial Census.
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 Austin, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas and the county seat of Travis County.
Austin's history has also been largely tied to government and politics; at one time it was the capital of the Republic of Texas, and it is currently the capital of the state of Texas in the United States.
Austin is well known as a center for liberal politics in a generally conservative state, leading some Texas conservatives to deride the city as "The People's Republic of Austin." Austin's suburbs, especially to the west and north, and several satellite municipalities, however, tend toward political conservatism.
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 Austin County Extension Office
The area known as Austin County was selected by Stephen F. Austin in 1823 as the central site for his colony, the first Anglo-American settlement in Texas.
Austin County is one of the oldest counties in Texas.
Shelby, in the northeastern corner of Austin County, is named for a prominent settler of that area, David Shelby.
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 Austin Texas Accommodations
Austin, the capital of Texas, county seat of Travis County, and home of the University of Texas at Austin, is located in central Travis County on the Colorado River and Interstate Highway 35.
The city was established by the three-year-old Republic of Texas in 1839 to serve as its permanent capital, and named in honor of the founder of Anglo-American Texas, Stephen F. Austin.
She was the daughter and speechwriter of Andrew Jackson Hamilton, a provisional governor of Texas and the personal friend of Abraham Lincoln.
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 County Flags of Texas, Austin County   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In preparation for the 150th anniversary celebration of the establishment of Austin County, Jim Bishop, chairman of the Austin County Historical Commission, designed the flag that the Commissioners' Court adopted on 20 April 1987 to represent the county.
The flag was first officially hoisted on 1 June 1987 at the County Courthouse.
A unique aspect of this flag is that the names of the county's communities, or an appropriate motto, may be added in white lettering to the blue stripe.
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 Austin County Texas DWI Attorney Russell Noe 979-836-2070 | DWI.com
If you are in jail in Austin County you are unable to support your family, you may lose your home and your possessions.
It is very important that you act quickly, because you have only 15 days from the date of your arrest to request a hearing to save your driver's license.
Texas DWI Attorney and DUI Lawyer Directory, Texas Drunk Driving Laws and Alcohol Awareness and Education.
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 Handbook of Texas Online - AUSTIN, TX [TRAVIS COUNTY]
Austin recovered gradually, its population reaching 854 by 1850, 225 of whom were slaves and one a free fl.
Austin solidified its position as a political center during the 1870s and 1880s and gained a new role as an educational center.
In the early 1990s Austin was still seeking to balance the economic development it had long sought with the kind of life it had long treasured.
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 Austin County Texas | Comparing Texas Electricity Rates
The Austin County Texas Commercial Electric Company Monthly Rate Report is showing you the "daily rates" for commercial accounts in the 5 TDSP regions in Texas.
Austin County is a deregulated county in Texas.
Austin County is currently a deregulated county in Texas.
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 Austin County Sheriff
The Austin County Sheriff's Office is the primary law enforcement agency of Austin County Texas.
The county's Emergency-911 telephone answering point is located in the Sheriff's Office and dispatching of the Police Departments of the cities of Sealy, Bellville, Wallis and San Felipe are done from that point.
The Sheriff's Office is also responsible for dispatching all Fire and EMS units in the County.
www.austincountyso.org   (319 words)

  
 City of Austin - Emergency Medical Services Main Page
The Austin-Travis County EMS Department is the primary provider for medical rescue within the City of Austin and Travis County.
The Department is jointly funded by the City of Austin (70%) and Travis County (30%).
Under an expanded interlocal governmental agreement, Travis County formally transferred all of its EMS related administrative duties to the City of Austin EMS Department to streamline operations and minimize duplications in administrative process.
www.ci.austin.tx.us /ems/default.htm   (411 words)

  
 Constitution Party of Austin County, Texas
Texas is a free and independent State, subject only to the Constitution of the United States, and the maintenance of our free institutions and the perpetuity of the Union depend upon the preservation of the right of local self-government, unimpaired to all the States.
All political power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their benefit.
The faith of the people of Texas stands pledged to the preservation of a republican form of government, and, subject to this limitation only, they have at all times the inalienable right to alter, reform or abolish their government in such manner as they may think expedient.
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 Austin Property For Rent - Houses - Condos - Homes Austin , Texas.
We are a searchable database of Austin home rentals, homes for rent, rental homes, rental houses, houses for rent, condos for rent in Austin Texas, homes for rent in Austin TX, houses for rent, duplexes, town homes, lofts, condo rentals and other properties for rent and can be searched for FREE.
We are only providing an advertising service and all inquiries should be to those persons or company listed under the "Contact" section of the rental ad for the property you are interested in leasing.
Our Austin site has attracted a very high level of visitors and we have many Austin landlords who are frequent users.
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 Austin County Texas Real Estate
Austin County Texas Real Estate is a way for consumers to find the best Real estate Agents and Brokers for every city in Austin County Texas.
When you have been directed to an Austin County Texas real estate professional in the area you have chosen you will be able to search for your dream home and get free printouts from the MLS database in that area.
Austin County Texas Real Estate Brokers and agents can use the many news and information pages we offer to get up to date information about the Austin County Texas real estate market.
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 Search Homes by Map :: Austin Texas Real Estate :: One Source Realty
North Austin and the northern suburbs are in Williamson County, and the Southern suburbs are in Hays County.
Austin is known for its proximity to Hill Country - which begins on the West side of Austin.
Austin's summers are usually hot and humid and the average temperatures rise above 90 degrees.
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 Texas Do the Write Thing - Home
To those of us who grew up in a time and place without gangs or drive-by shootings in our neighborhoods, without metal detectors and search dogs in our school corridors, it is inconceivable that our children worry about their safety and dignity; yet far too many do.
This year, the National Recognition Ceremony was conducted in the Texas House Chambers where Texas Supreme Court Justice Wallace Jefferson addressed the students, their parents, teachers and guests.
The two national finalists and a parent and teacher for each child, from every Texas program, are invited to Washington, D.C., to be honored in recognition ceremonies.
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 Austin County
Our names are Joy Neely and Steve Alvarez and we are the Austin Co. Texas Coordinators for the TXGenWeb Project, a part of the USGenWeb Project.
Austin County, in southeastern Texas, was created in 1837.
Austin County is bordered on the north by Washington County, on the east by Waller and Fort Bend Counties, on the south on Wharton County, and on the west by Colorado and Fayette Counties.
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 News 8 Austin | 24 Hour Local News | TOP STORIES
As Sen. Hillary Clinton officially ends her campaign, Texas Democrats push for a united party at the Democratic Convention Saturday.
Texas Democrats spoke out at their convention against an anticipated voter identification bill they expect will arise in the 2009 Legislature.
Austin police made another arrest in connection to a shooting last Sunday at the Pleasant Hill Apartments on Anken Drive.
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 Austin County, Texas TX, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Austin County is one of 254 counties in Texas.
The county is in the Houston-Baytown metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 25,800.
This was an increase of 9.37% from the 2000 census.
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 County Flags of Texas, Austin County
In preparation for the 150th anniversary celebration of the establishment of Austin County, Jim Bishop, chairman of the Austin County Historical Commission, designed the flag that the Commissioners' Court adopted on 20 April 1987 to represent the county.
The flag was first officially hoisted on 1 June 1987 at the County Courthouse.
A unique aspect of this flag is that the names of the county's communities, or an appropriate motto, may be added in white lettering to the blue stripe.
members.aol.com /texascountyflags/austin.html   (177 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Austin County , Texas (TX) - (county) - Facts and Information
Austin, county (656 sq mi/1,699 sq km; 1990 pop.
Steven A. Austin State Park at San Felipe in E, founded 1823 as hq.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
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 Austin County, Texas detailed profile - houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
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County population in 2005: 26,123 (37% urban, 63% rural)
Austin County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is slightly below Texas state average.
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 Industry, Texas, Austin County.
Industry is always mentioned in any history relating to the settlement of Germans in Texas.
After independence from Mexico, the fledgling Republic of Texas granted a post office to the town that had grown from "Ernst's Place" to Industry.
The name it is said, was given to the residents for their hard-working attitude by their Anglo neighbors.
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 Open Directory - Regional: North America: United States: Texas: Counties: Austin
Austin County Appraisal District - Property assessment and tax valuation for Austin County.
Austin County, Texas - Includes information on all the towns and cities in the county, historical information, and Historical Commission activities.
Butterflies of Austin County, Texas - Information about and pictures of all the known species of butterflies in the county.
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 Austin County Iron Works, Dallas, TX
AUSTIN COUNTY IRONWORKS carries a unique selection of wrought iron furniture products - from “Country to Classic”.
AUSTIN COUNTY’S products are displayed every month at the Arbors of Canton First Monday in Canton, Texas located an hour east of Dallas.
By visiting our website, you have opened the door to participating in the AUSTIN COUNTY IRONWORKS experience along with many existing satisfied customers.
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