Austin

City in Travis, Hays and Williamson counties, Texas, United States; Texas state capital and Travis County seat

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Austin is a huge city with several district articles that contain information about specific sights, restaurants, and accommodation.

Austin is a city of over 960,000 people (2028) in the Hill Country region of Texas. It is the capital of Texas and a college town, and also a center of alternative culture away from the major cities on the US coasts, though the city is rapidly gentrifying with its rising popularity. Austin's attitude is commonly emblazoned about town on T-shirts and bumper stickers that read: "Keep Austin Weird." Austin is also marketed as the Live Music Capital of the World due to the large number of venues.

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