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County Profile For:

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas

Pronounced: "TRAV-iss"

"no slogan"

County Seat: AustinEst: 1840
County Borders: N: Williamson; E: Bastrop; S: Caldwell; SW: Hays; W: Blanco; NW: Burnet
Population (2011): 1,063,130Businesses (2010): 28,431COL Index (2008): 86.7
Zip Codes: 78701 + many moreArea Codes: 512/737Time Zone: CST
Center Line Coordinates: 30° 18' N, 97° 45' W
Major Highways: I-35; US 183, 290; TX 71, 130
Rivers: ColoradoLakes: Travis, Austin, Lady Bird (see Lakes)
Parks: see Parks
Area: 990 smElevation: 400 to 1,300 ft


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITIES & TOWNS IN THIS COUNTY: Austin: State Capital & County Seat

Cities: Austin, Bee Cave, Briarcliff, The Hills, Hudson Bend, Jonestown, Lago Vista, Lakeway, Oasis, Point Venture, Volente and many more outside the Hill Country.

Not all of Travis County is within the Texas Hill Country. Only the western-most two-thirds of the county area is in the Hill Country. The approximate dividing line is TX 183. For our definition of the boundaries of the Texas Hill Country, see: Definition & Maps.

COUNTY GOVERNMENT: Travis County COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS:
  • Capital Area Council Of Governments (CAPCOG)
    Ofc: 512-916-6000, Fax: 512-916-6001
    6800 Burleson Rd, Bldg 310, Ste 165, Austin, TX 78744
    Web: www.capcog.org, Email: bvoights@capcog.org
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: State Capitol in Austin PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: government, education, recreation, high tech industries

EVENT CALENDAR: For full details on these and nearby events see Festivals & Major Events, Trade Days & Farmers Markets, Live Entertainment, and calendars on our other focus topic pages accessible from the menu above.

WEATHER: Weather Underground

SUN & MOON RISE & SET TIMES: For US Naval Observatory data for this area, click: Table.
In Form A, just enter: year, state, city

MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below. MAPS: Google, GeoHack

HISTORY: TXGenWeb
  • Handbook Of Texas Online: TSHA
  • County TXGenWeb Project: Genealogical/historical information, including cemeteries, markers, maps, census data, surname queries: TXGenWeb
  • Travis County Historical Commission: See full details in Directory below.
  • More History: See Portal city profiles in list shown above, including Austin.
CEMETERIES:
See listings in each town.

OTHER PROFILES: City Data; ePodunk; TXCIP; US Census Quick Facts; Wikipedia

NOTES:

We welcome inquiries, comments and submission of updates, additions, corrections & digital photos,
without compensation. Send to Editor at:
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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY

FOR LOCAL LISTINGS: Because the City of Austin is the dominant city in Travis County, please see the Directory Listings at City of Austin


COUNTY GOVERNMENT


TRAVIS COUNTY: County Judge Samuel T. Biscoe, Ofc: 512-854-9555; Fax: 512-854-9535; 314 W 11th St, #520, Austin, TX 78701. E-mail Judge Biscoe; www.co.travis.tx.us

TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT: 512-854-9770; POB 1748, Austin, TX 78767-1748. Sheriff Greg Hamilton. www.tcsheriff.org

TRAVIS COUNTY CENTRAL APPRAISAL DISTRICT: www.traviscad.org


COUNTY-WIDE PUBLIC SERVICES


Red Cross AMERICAN RED CROSS, Central Texas Chapter:
512-928-4271; 800-928-4271;
2218 Pershing Dr, Austin, TX 78723. www.centex.redcross.org. A humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross Movement, that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Serves Burnet, Hays, Llano, Travis & Williamson counties.

TRAVIS COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION: www.co.travis.tx.us/historical_commission

TRAVIS COUNTY PARKS: www.co.travis.tx.us/tnr/parks/default.asp

Dial 911 in emergencies
EMERGENCIES
(Police, Fire, EMS/Medical)
Dial 911


Crime Stoppers
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers


CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies



STATE & FEDERAL OFFICES LOCATED IN THIS COUNTY
THAT REPRESENT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



Agrilife TRAVIS COUNTY AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE: 512-854-9600; 1600-B Smith Rd, Austin, TX 78721. http://travis-tx.tamu.edu, travis-tx@tamu.edu

USPO US POST OFFICES: 800-275-8777; www.usps.com
  • 512-892-2794, 6104 Old Fredericksburg Rd, Austin/Oak Hill, TX 78749-9998
  • 512-267-1637; 8027 Bronco Ln, Lago Vista, TX 78645
  • 512-263-1928; 2110 RR 620 S, Lakeway, TX 78734

STATE & FEDERAL OFFICES LOCATED ELSEWHERE
THAT REPRESENT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

Click: State & Federal Offices




Texas 811
CALL or e-Locate BEFORE YOU DIG!
Free Texas 811 Locator
1-800-344-8377
www.texas811.com




HILL COUNTRY-WIDE UTILITY PROVIDERS:

For Hill Country area utility service providers (electric, gas, water, sewer, trash),
telecom providers (land lines, cellular service, TV, internet), and related services (package delivery, newspaper, etc.), click: Utilities & Telecom


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