5 Themes of Austin,TX

By:Will Sweeden

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Located in Central Texas and the American Southwest it is the 11th-largest city in the United States of America and the fourth-largest city in state of Texas.Austin's closest city is San Antonio which is about 79.8 miles. The farthest city is Amarillo which is 495.5 mi.Austin is located in south central Texas, where the Colorado River crosses the Balcones Escarpment, separating the Texas Hill Country from the black-land prairies to the east.

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Austin is the Lone Star State. It stands as the gateway to the Texas Hill Country. As the state capital and home to the University of Texas, the city supports a politically charged rich environment.

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During the hot summers cool of with a nice swim in Barton springs pool. The pool is a popular venue for year-round swimming, as its temperature maintains a narrow range from about 68 °F (20 °C) in the winter to about 71.6 °F (22.0 °C) in the summer. To beat the heat a swim in the pool with be marvelous

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Keep Austin Weird is the slogan adopted by the Austin Independent Business Alliance to promote small businesses in Austin,TX.

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Austin is home to the University of Texas the flagship institution of the with over 38,000 undergraduate students and 12,000 graduate students. In 2010, the university was ranked 45th among "National Universities" by U.S. News and World Report.