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Check Out Austin!


We have dedicated an entire section of this site to Austin for your enjoyment. You can get climate [Link to weather section below] information, information on recreational events [link to events section below], Austin jobs [link to Job section below] and transportation [Link to transportation section]. Below you will find some facts and trivia about this beautiful city in which we live.

  • Founded in 1838
  • Population: 1,249,763 people in the metropolitian Austin area. 656,562 in Austin city limits
  • Austin is the second fastest growing city in the United States
  • The 16th largest city in the country
  • Area: 2,705 square miles in metro areas. 232 square miles within the city limits
  • Time Zone: Central Time
  • Sales Tax: 8.25 percent
  • Area Code: 512
  • Location: Austin is 236 miles from the Mexican border and located within 200 miles of San Antonio, Houston and Dallas
  • Austin ranked as "Best Place for Business" (Forbes, May 2000) with more than 1,330 tech companies
  • Austin has 11,800 acres of greenbelt used for recreation
  • Fourth most visited city in Texas, with more than 16 million annual visitors
  • Highest point is Mt. Bonnel at 785'
  • Austin is a clean-air city - smoking is prohibited in buildings open to public
  • Live Music Capital of the World with more than 100 live music venues
  • Home to North America's largest urban bat population, up to 1.5 million Mexican free-tail bats fly nightly spring through fall

The Governor's Mansion.

Austin Weather:


For the current weather forecast and radar images, please click here.

Texas weather varies greatly and changes frequently - Austin is no exception. However, most Austinites find the climate to be very pleasant.

Precipitation is usually heavier in May, June, and September, due to tropical storms in the Gulf of Mexico. .

Winters are mild while summers are hot. Snow is rare in these parts. The sun shines 50% of the winter and 70% of the summer.

See the chart and information below for the current forecast as well as more numerical data.

Month

High

Low

Average

All time high

All time low

Avg. rainfall

Avg rain days

% possible sunshine

Humidity

January

59

39

49

90

-2

1.71

8.1

48

59

February

63

42

52.5

99

-1

2.17

7.8

51

65

March

72

51

61.5

98

18

1.87

7.3

55

53

April

79

60

69.5

99

30

2.56

7.4

54

55

May

85

67

76

104

40

4.78

9.1

56

59

June

91

72

81.5

108

51

3.72

6.6

69

54

July

95

74

84.5

109

57

2.04

4.7

75

47

August

96

74

85

109

58

2.05

5.1

74

49

September

91

70

80.5

104

41

3.30

7.1

66

57

October

82

60

71

100

30

3.43

6.4

64

53

November

72

50

61

91

20

2.37

7.1

55

58

December

62

41

51.5

90

4

1.88

7.6

49

50

Avg/total

78.9

58.3

68.6

   

31.88

   

55.75

Source: National Weather Service



Austin Botanical Gardens

Austin Jobs:

  • LocalStaff.com
    Austin people, Austin jobs. We like to call ourselves a geo-specific career site. We're different because we focus exclusively on local people and local jobs. The jobs and candidates found in our city-specific databases are native to that area. Which means when you find that perfect match, you'll never have to worry that hundreds or even thousands of miles separate you.
  • Austin Jobs
    Welcome to jobs.com, the largest locally focused employment Web site in the nation! Our mission is to lead the Internet employment industry by providing innovative information, superior resume management software and a comprehensive selection of services
  • Texas' Job Bank
    State Workforce Commission's database of available job listings can be searched by keyword or occupation. Part of America's Job Bank.
  • Texas Governor's Job Bank
    Listing of state agency job openings. Interactive searches by location, salary, type of work. Downloadable state employment application.


UT Stadium.

Recreational Events All Around Austin:

  • LCRA Parks
    LCRA (Lower Colorado River Authority) park information web site.

Transportation:

  • Super Shuttle (Airport Transportation)
    • Service Area
    • Austin Metro Area, including Roundrock, Pflugerville and Georgetown
    • AUS - Austin Bergstrom International
    • To/From The Airport
    • Online Reservations or call (512) 258-3826, 24 hours in advance for reservations from your home or office, or check with the Concierge or Front Desk of your hotel.
  • Capital Metro
    Electronic schedule booklet to find the timetable for the route of your choice. Look here also for route changes, detours and other passenger notices, visitor information, and our holiday service schedule.

 


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