Austin City, Travis County, Texas (TX)

Austin City

Travis County, Texas

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Austin City Hall is located at 301 West 2nd Street, Austin TX 78701.
Phone: 512‑974‑2200.


William Braxton Barr House

Austin [1] has served as Texas' seat of government since shortly after the city's founding in 1838. The city was established as the result of an internal struggle among the leaders of the newly formed Republic of Texas, which gained independence from Mexico in1836. Many believed Houston or some other established town should be selected as the capital of Texas. Intense competition and rivalry developed for that designation and the attendant financial and political opportunities it would provide. As a compromise, founding fathers decided that the creation of an entirely new community was the most appropriate solution. As president of the Republic, Mirabeau B. Lamar selected Waterloo, a small dispersed settlement on the Colorado River, as the new capital of Texas. Edwin Waller surveyed the townsite, including a grandly sited capitol square atop a hill that terminated a broad thoroughfare (Congress Avenue) extending from the river. Named in honor of Stephen F. Austin, the town became reality as the first lots were sold on August 1, 1839.

Neighborhoods

  • Balcones Woods
  • Canyon Creek West
  • Chestnut
  • Fox Run Estates
  • Hyde Park Historic District
  • John Bremond House
  • Shadow Lawn Historic District
  • Travis Heights-Fairview Park Historic District
  • West Line Historic District
  • Acres West
  • Adams Avenue Condos
  • Akoya Condos
  • Alamo Heights
  • Aldea Del Sol Condos
  • Aldridge Place Historic District
  • Alicante Condos
  • Alicante Townhomes
  • Allandale
  • Allandale Estates
  • Allandale North
  • Allandale Oaks
  • Allandale Park
  • Allandale Place
  • Allandale Terrace
  • Allandale West
  • Alta Mira at Circle C Ranch
  • Alta Vista
  • Anderson Mill
  • Anderson Mill Village
  • Anderson Mill Village South
  • Angus Valley
  • Ann Arbor Condos
  • Apache Shores
  • Apaches Shores
  • Appaloosa Run
  • Apple Tree Condos
  • Aqua Monte
  • Aqua Verde
  • Arbolago
  • Arboles Terrace
  • Arbor at Great Hills
  • Arbor Village Condos
  • Arboretum Park Residential Condos
  • Arboretum Village Condos
  • Arbors at Riverside
  • Arcadia Condos
  • Arrowhead Point
  • Arthur Condos
  • Ashdale Gardens Condos
  • Ashley Oaks
  • Ashton Woods Condos
  • Austin City Lofts
  • Austin Heights
  • Austin Highlands
  • Austin Lake Estates
  • Austin Lake Estates
  • Austin Lake Hills
  • Austin Oak Terrace Condos
  • Austin Rivertree Condos
  • Austins Colony
  • Avenel at Hyde Park Condos
  • Avenue Lofts Condos
  • Avery Commons
  • Avery Estates
  • Avery Ranch
  • Avery Ranch East
  • Avery Ranch Far West
  • Avery Ranch Garden Homes
  • Avery Ranch North
  • Avery Ranch South
  • Avery Ranch West
  • Aviara
  • Avon Heights
  • Avon Heights
  • Bailey Oaks
  • Baker Hills
  • Balcones Greene
  • Balcones Oaks
  • Balcones Park Addition
  • Balcones Place Condos
  • Balcones Terrace
  • Balcones Towers Condos
  • Balcones Village
  • Balcones West
  • Baldwins Point
  • Bancroft Woods
  • Banister Acres
  • Banister Heights
  • Bar-K Ranches
  • Barker Ranch at Shady Hollow
  • Barrington Oaks
  • Barton Bend
  • Barton Creek
  • Barton Creek
  • Barton Creek North Rim
  • Barton Creek Preserve
  • Barton Creek West
  • Barton Heights
  • Barton Hills
  • Barton Hollow
  • Barton Place Condos
  • Barton Terrace
  • Barton Valley
  • Barton View
  • Barton Village
  • Battle Bend Springs
  • Bauerle Ranch
  • Beacon Ridge
  • Bear Creek Oaks
  • Bebys Ranch
  • Beckett Meadows
  • Beckett Place
  • Bee Cave Woods
  • Bee Creek Condos
  • Bee Creek Hills
  • Beecave Woods
  • Bel Air Condos
  • Belhaven
  • Bella Strada
  • Bella Terra Condos
  • Bellaire
  • Bellaire Heights
  • Bellvue Park
  • Belmont
  • Belterra
  • Belvedere
  • Beverly Heights
  • Beverly Hills
  • Beverly Ridge Condos
  • Big Country
  • Blanco Heights
  • Blue Bonnet Gardens
  • Blue Hills Estates
  • Bluebonnet City Homes
  • Bluebonnet Hills Historic District
  • Bluffington
  • Bluffs at Balcones
  • Boca Raton
  • Bouldin Creek Condos
  • Bouldin Historic District
  • Boulevard Heights
  • Bowling Green Condos
  • Bradshaw Crossing
  • Braes Ridge Add
  • Brandywine Condos
  • Braswell
  • Bratton Hill
  • Bratton Park
  • Brazos Lofts
  • Brazos Place Condos
  • Breezy Hollow Addition
  • Bremond Block Historic District
  • Brentwood
  • Briarpatch
  • Bridges at Bear Creek
  • Bridges on the Park
  • Bridgeview
  • Bridgeway Villas
  • Brinwood
  • Broadacres
  • Brodie Heights Condos
  • Brodie Springs
  • Brook Meadow
  • Brooks Hollow
  • Brooksdale
  • Brookside Estates
  • Brookside Villas Condos
  • Brookswood
  • Brown Building Lofts
  • Brown Herman Add
  • Brushy Creek Village
  • Bruton Springs
  • Bryker Woods
  • Buckingham Estates
  • Buckingham Ridge
  • Buddington
  • Buell Park
  • Buena Vista
  • Buffalo Gap
  • Bull Creek Ranch Condos
  • Bull Mountain
  • Bungalows at the Forty Acres
  • Burleson Road Heights
  • Burnet Heights
  • Bush Ranch
  • Calera Court Condos
  • Cambridge Condos
  • Camelot
  • Camelot West
  • Cameron Park
  • Camp Mabry Historic District
  • Campion
  • Cannon Ridge Condos
  • Cantera Vista Condos
  • Canterbury Commons Condos
  • Canterbury Square
  • Canterbury Trails
  • Canyon Creek
  • Canyon Mesa
  • Canyon Ridge
  • Canyon Rim
  • Canyon Vista
  • Capital Heights
  • Capital Ridge
  • Cardinal Hills
  • Cardinal Hills Estates
  • Carrell Oaks
  • Carriage Crossing
  • Carriage Park Condos
  • Carrington
  • Carson Ridge Condos
  • Casas Grandes
  • Casitas at Avery Ranch
  • Caslano On Lake Austin
  • Caslano River Bend
  • Castle Heights Historic District
  • Castlewood Forest
  • Caswell Lofts
  • Cat Mountain North
  • Cat Mountain Villas
  • Cavalier Park
  • Cedar Bend
  • Cedar Glen
  • Cedar Paw Ranch
  • Cedar Ridge Estates
  • Cedar Valley
  • Ceniza Condos
  • Centennial Condos
  • Central Park
  • Cesar Chavez
  • Chambord Condos
  • Chamonix Condos
  • Champions Forest
  • Chaparral Crossing
  • Chappell Hill
  • Charleston Place
  • Chelsea Condos
  • Cherico
  • Chernosky
  • Cherry Creek
  • Cherry Creek
  • Cherry Hill Park
  • Cherry Meadows
  • Cherry Mountain
  • Cherrylawn
  • Chestnut Commons Condos
  • Chimney Creek Condos
  • Chimney Hills North
  • Chimney Oaks
  • Chimneyhilll
  • Chula Vista
  • Cima Oaks Condos
  • Cinnamon Ridge
  • Circle C Enclave
  • Circle C Golf Estates
  • Circle C Ranch
  • Clarksville Historic District
  • Clarksville Lofts
  • Clawson Place Condos
  • Clear Creek Addition
  • Cliff Over Lake Austin
  • Cliff Street Condos
  • Cliffbrook Estates
  • Coachlight Condos
  • Coffeeville
  • Coldwater Condos
  • Coldwater Ridge
  • Colina Vista
  • College Court
  • College Heights
  • Collinwood West
  • Colonial Hills
  • Colonial Park
  • Colonial Place
  • Colonial Square Condos
  • Colonial Trails
  • Colony Meadows
  • Colony North
  • Colony Park
  • Colony Park Hills
  • Colorado Crossing
  • Colorado East
  • Colorado Foothills
  • Colorado Hills Estates
  • Columbia Oaks Condos
  • Comanche Addition
  • Comanche Canyon Ranch
  • Comanche Pass
  • Comanche Point
  • Comanche Trail
  • Comanche Village
  • Commons at Avery Ranch
  • Community Fairview
  • Concord Village Condos
  • Congress Avenue Historic District
  • Congress Park
  • Cooper Oaks
  • Copperfield
  • Coppertree Condos
  • Cornerstone Condos
  • Coronado East
  • Costa Bella
  • Cottage Court Condos
  • Cottages at Champions Forest
  • Cottages at Lake Creek
  • Cottonwood Condos
  • Coulver Estates
  • Council Ridge Condos
  • Country Club Gardens
  • Country Club Heights
  • Country Club Terrace
  • Courtyard at Gaines Ranch
  • Courtyard Homes at Anderson Oaks
  • Courtyard Homes at Cobblestone
  • Courtyards at Onion Creek
  • Cove Condos
  • Covenant Estates at Regents Hill
  • Covered Bridge
  • Craigwood
  • Creek Bend
  • Creekside
  • Creekside at Flint Rock
  • Crest Haven Addition
  • Crest Hills
  • Crestland
  • Crestview
  • Crestview North
  • Croix Condos
  • Cross Creek Villas
  • Crossing at Bouldin Creek
  • Crossing at Onion Creek
  • Crown Ridge Village
  • Crystal Mountain at Barton Creek
  • Crystalbrook
  • Cullen Ave Condos
  • Cypress Ridge at Onion Creek
  • D &Amp; J Properties
  • Dan Jean Oaks
  • Danbury Square
  • Davenport Ranch
  • Davenport Rim Condos
  • Davenport West
  • Davids Park
  • Davis Place
  • Davis Spring
  • Dawson
  • Dean Terrace
  • Deatonhill Condos
  • Deep Eddy Condos
  • Deep Eddy Heights
  • Deer Creek
  • Deer Haven
  • Deer Park
  • Deer Park at Maple Run
  • Deerbrook Village
  • Del Curto Place
  • Delafield
  • Dellwood Duplex Hstoric District
  • Delwood East
  • Delwood Heights
  • Delwood Park
  • Delwood Terrace
  • Depew Avenue Condos
  • Destiny Hills
  • Devonshire Park
  • Dittmar
  • Dittmar Crossing
  • Dixie Terrace
  • Dominion Condos
  • Donna Gardens
  • Dorsett Oaks
  • Dove Springs
  • Dowell John
  • Dunbarton Oaks
  • Durwood Street Condos
  • Duval City Homes
  • Duval Heights
  • Duval Villas
  • Eagles Glen at Steiner Ranch
  • East 46Th Street Condos
  • East Congress
  • East End Flats
  • East Riverside
  • East Village Condos
  • Eastern Heights
  • Eastfield
  • Eastover
  • Edelmon Estates
  • Eden Acres
  • Edgecliff Condos
  • Edgecreek Condos
  • Edgefield Addition
  • Edgemont
  • Edgewick Condos
  • Edgewood
  • Edinburgh Gardens
  • Eleanor Heights
  • Elm Grove Addition
  • Elmhurst Heights
  • Elton Lane City Homes
  • Emerald Forest
  • Enchanted Forest
  • Encinal Condos
  • Encino Terrace
  • Enclave at Alta Vista
  • Enclave at Balcones Forest
  • Enclave at Hudson Bend
  • Enclave at Kollmeyer Springs
  • Enclave at Sierra Vista
  • Enclave at Treehaven
  • Enclave at Westgate
  • Enfield
  • Escala
  • Escondera Condos
  • Escorial Condos
  • Estates Above Lost Creek
  • Estates at Hunters Chase
  • Estates of Lakeway Hills
  • Eubank Acres
  • Fairey Oaks
  • Fairmont Park
  • Fairview Park
  • Fairway Heights
  • Fairway Ridge
  • Fairways On Fazio at Barton Creek
  • Falconhead
  • Far West
  • Fawn Ridge
  • Fischer Gardens
  • Fitzhugh Ranch
  • Flagstone Terrace
  • Flamingo Condos
  • Flintrock at Hurst Creek
  • Flournoy Heights
  • Flournoys Eastern Hills
  • Flournoys Sweetbriar
  • Ford Oaks
  • Ford Place
  • Forest Bluff
  • Forest Hills
  • Forest North Estates
  • Forest Oaks
  • Fort Branch
  • Fort View Hills
  • Foster Lane Townhomes
  • Fox Creek Estates
  • Fox Hollow Condos
  • Fox Run Ridge
  • Franklin Park
  • Frazier Addition
  • Fredericksburg Road Acres
  • Freewater Addition
  • French Creek Crossing
  • French Place
  • Friendship Ranch
  • Frontier Village
  • Fruth Addition
  • Gabardine
  • Gage
  • Gaines Ranch
  • Galileo at 25th
  • Ganzert Park
  • Garden Oaks
  • Garden Place Court
  • Gardens at Covered Bridge
  • Gardens at Spicewood
  • Garland Place Condos
  • Gaston Park
  • Geneva Estates
  • Georgian Acres
  • Georgian Condos
  • Georgian Terrace
  • Gerritt Hills
  • Giles Place
  • Glenlake
  • Glenmar
  • Glenway Terrace
  • Glenwood
  • Glenwood Square
  • Glissman
  • Goldenwood
  • Golf Club at Avery Ranch
  • Govalle
  • Governors Hill at Barton Creek
  • Governors Hill Condos
  • Gracy Meadow Condos
  • Gracywoods
  • Graham Place Condos
  • Granada Estates
  • Granada Hills
  • Granada Oaks
  • Grand Oaks
  • Grandview Hills
  • Grandview Hills Estates
  • Grandview Place
  • Grant Park
  • Great Hills
  • Great Oaks
  • Green Acres
  • Green Crossing
  • Green Hills
  • Green Trails Estates
  • Green Valley
  • Greenbriar
  • Greenshores On Lake Austin
  • Greenslopes
  • Greenview at Mueller
  • Greenway Lofts
  • Greenwood Forest
  • Greenwood Heights
  • Greenwood Hills
  • Greenwood Towers
  • Grooms Addition
  • Grover Avenue Condos
  • Grovers Paradise
  • Guadalupe Square Condos
  • Gullett Gardens
  • Gypsy Grove
  • Habidad Condos
  • Hamilton Crossing
  • Hancock
  • Hancock Estates
  • Hancock Park
  • Hancock Place Condos
  • Hank Ave Condos
  • Happy Hollow
  • Hardy Drive Addition
  • Harkins C E
  • Harmon Terrace
  • Harmony Heights
  • Harrington
  • Harris Branch
  • Harris Ridge
  • Hartford Road Condos
  • Hartkopf Annex
  • Hartwell
  • Harvey Street Townhomes
  • Haskell Condos
  • Hatley Park Estates
  • Hawthorne Ridge
  • Headway
  • Heatherwood
  • Heights at Loma Vista
  • Helms
  • Hennig Heights
  • Heritage Condos
  • Heritage Country
  • Heritage Hill
  • Heritage Oaks
  • Heritage Park at Cavalier
  • Heritage Square Condos
  • Hidden Valley
  • High Canyon Estates
  • High Pointe
  • High Vista
  • Highgrove Vista
  • Highland
  • Highland Club Village
  • Highland Hills
  • Highland Hills Northwest
  • Highland Horizon
  • Highland Oaks
  • Highland Park
  • Highland Park Court
  • Highland Park West
  • Highland Terrace
  • Highland Village
  • Highlands
  • Highlands at Oak Forest
  • Highpointe
  • Hillcrest
  • Hillcrest Mesa
  • Hillcrest Village
  • Hillridge Addition
  • Hills of Lakeway
  • Hills Texas Estates
  • Hillside Oaks
  • Hillview Oaks
  • Hobbs Addition
  • Holiday Heights
  • Holiday Hills
  • Holiday Square
  • Holland
  • Hollow Creek Condos
  • Holloway Addition
  • Holly
  • Holy Cross Heights
  • Homestead
  • Homewood Heights
  • Horseshoe Bend
  • Hudson Bend Colony
  • Hughes Park Lake
  • Hunter Addition
  • Hunters Chase
  • Huntland Heights
  • Hurst
  • Imperial Condod
  • Imperial Valley
  • Independence Park
  • Indian Hills
  • Indian Oaks
  • Inshallah Addition
  • Island at Mount Bonnell Shores
  • Island On Westlake
  • Island Way Condos
  • Jacks Pond
  • Jamestown
  • Jamestown Place Condos
  • Jefferson Village
  • Jester
  • Jester Estates
  • Jester Point
  • Johnston Terrace
  • Jolly Oaks
  • Judges Hill Historic District
  • Kasparek Addition
  • Kenray Condos
  • Kensington Park
  • Kenwood Place
  • Keystone Addition
  • Kings Village
  • Kinney Lofts
  • Koenig Place
  • Koock Addition
  • La Chenay Condos
  • La Hacienda Estates
  • La Prelle Place
  • La Terraza Condos
  • La Vid Condo Amd
  • Lacrosse
  • Lafayette Place Condos
  • Laguna Loma
  • Lake at Wells Branch
  • Lake Austin Village
  • Lake Chandon
  • Lake Country Estates
  • Lake Creek at Anderson Mill
  • Lake Creek Park
  • Lake Oak Estates
  • Lake Park
  • Lake Pointe
  • Lake Ridge Estates
  • Lake Ridge Heights
  • Lake Shore Addition
  • Lakehurst
  • Lakeland Hills
  • Lakeline Square Condos
  • Lakeshore Village
  • Lakeside Hills
  • Lakeway
  • Lakeway Oaks Condos
  • Lakewind Estates
  • Lakewood Condos
  • Lakewood Village
  • Lamplight Village
  • Lamplight West
  • Landmark Square Condos
  • Lanier Terrace
  • Lantana
  • Larson Estates
  • Las Casas Verdes
  • Las Cimas
  • Las Colinas at Lake Austin
  • Lattimore
  • Laurel Canyon
  • Laurel Heights
  • Laurels at Legend Oaks
  • Laurelwood Estates
  • Lawrence Estates
  • Ledgestone Cliffs
  • Legacy Oaks
  • Legend Oaks
  • Legends Lane at Onion Creek
  • Lenox Condos
  • Lewis Mountain Ranch
  • Liberty Park Condos
  • Lincoln Gardens
  • Live Oak Grove
  • Live Oak Grove South
  • Live Oak Terrace
  • Lohmans Crossing Estates
  • Loma Graciosa
  • Loma Linda
  • Loma Vista
  • Long Branch Valley
  • Long Canyon
  • Long Canyon
  • Longhorn Canyon Condos
  • Longhorn Village
  • Lorraine Heights
  • Los Indios
  • Lost Creek
  • Lost Creek at Gaines Ranch
  • Loveless Addition
  • Low Theodore Heights
  • Lower Tannehill
  • Lynndale
  • Macmora Cottages
  • Madrone Ranch
  • Majestic Hills Ranchettes
  • Malaga Condos
  • Malone Addition
  • Manana West
  • Manor Estates
  • Manor Hills
  • Maple Run
  • Marbrys Ridge
  • Marina Club Condos
  • Mariposa Apartment Homes
  • Mariposa Terrace
  • Marlo Heights
  • Marlton Place
  • Martin Luther King
  • Masonfield
  • Masontown
  • Mayfair Terrace
  • Mckinley Heights
  • McKinney
  • Mckinney Heights
  • Mckinney Park East
  • Meadow Creek
  • Meadow Lake
  • Meadow Mountain
  • Meadowbrook
  • Meadowfox Estates
  • Meadowlawn
  • Meadowridge Condos
  • Meadows at Bluff Springs
  • Meadows at Double Creek
  • Melrose Terrace
  • Meridian
  • Mesa Forest
  • Mesa Park
  • Mesa Point
  • Mesa Trails
  • Mesa Village Condos
  • Milago Condos
  • Milwood
  • Minnie Street Condos
  • Mira Lago
  • Mira Loma Park
  • Mira Monte Townhomes
  • Mission Hills
  • Misting Falls East
  • Misting Falls North
  • Mockingbird Hill
  • Monaco Condos
  • Monte Vista
  • Monterrey
  • Montevista Condos
  • Montopolis
  • Montview Acres
  • Montview Harbor
  • Mooreland Addition
  • Moores Crossing Historic District
  • Mor Acres
  • Morado Cove Condos
  • Morningside
  • Morningwood Condos
  • Mountain View
  • Mt Bonnell Village
  • Mueller
  • Murray Place
  • Neans Place
  • Neelys Canyon Condos
  • Nelray Place Condosamd
  • Nokonah Condos
  • North Acres
  • North Cat Mountains
  • North Creek
  • North Creek East
  • North Fork Condos
  • North Harmon Terrace
  • North Lakeway Village
  • North Lamar Park
  • North Loop City Homes
  • North Loop Terrace
  • North Meadows
  • North Oaks
  • North Park Estates
  • North Plains
  • North Point Ph
  • North Shields
  • North Shoal Creek Estates
  • North Sta
  • Northcape
  • Northcat Homes
  • Northcrest Addition
  • Northfield Addition
  • Northgate Addition
  • Northgate Half Acres
  • Northgate Terrace
  • Northmede
  • Northridge
  • Northridge Park
  • Northridge Terrace
  • Northtowne
  • Northtowne West
  • Northvale
  • Northview Hills
  • Northway Crest
  • Northwest Estates
  • Northwest Hills
  • Northwest Village
  • Northwood
  • Norwalk Square Condos
  • Nuckles Crossing
  • Nueces Corner Condos
  • Oak Acres
  • Oak at Twin Creeks
  • Oak Bridge
  • Oak Brook
  • Oak Cliff Addition
  • Oak Country Estates
  • Oak Creek Parke
  • Oak Forest
  • Oak Forest Villas
  • Oak Hill Addition
  • Oak Hill Heights
  • Oak Knoll Addition
  • Oak Knoll Condos
  • Oak Park
  • Oak Plantations
  • Oak Ridge
  • Oak Ridge Heights
  • Oak Run West
  • Oak Shadows Condos
  • Oak Shores On Lake Austin
  • Oak Springs
  • Oak Valley Park
  • Oakland Square
  • Oaklawn
  • Oakmont Heights
  • Oakwood
  • Oakwood Hollow Condos
  • Oasis Village
  • Oil Mill
  • Okie Heights
  • Old Town Condos
  • Old West Austin Historic District
  • Oltorf
  • Oltorf Village
  • Olympic Heights
  • One Barton Place
  • Onion Creek
  • Orange Grove Condos
  • Orange Tree Condos
  • Oriens Park
  • Orleans Harbor Condos
  • Overlook
  • Overlook at Cat Mountain
  • Overlook at Pawnee Pass
  • Overlook Condos
  • Overlook Estates
  • Oxford Place Condos
  • Paddock at Commons Ford
  • Paddock Condos
  • Palomino Park
  • Palomino Ridge
  • Pamela Heights
  • Pannell Place
  • Panorama Ranch
  • Panther Hollow Creek
  • Panther Hollow East
  • Park at Battle Bend
  • Park at Crestview
  • Park at Duval
  • Park at Quail Creek
  • Park at Spicewood Springs
  • Park Forest
  • Park Place Condos
  • Park Ridge
  • Park West at Circle C
  • Park West Condos
  • Parke at Anderson Mill
  • Parker Heights
  • Parker Lane
  • Parkinson Place
  • Parkridge Gardens
  • Parkside at Slaughter Creek
  • Parkstone
  • Parkwood
  • Parliament Place
  • Parmer Lane Heights
  • Parmer Village
  • Patterson Place On Crystal Creek
  • Pease Estates
  • Pecan Bottom On Lake Austin
  • Pecan Garden Estates
  • Pecan Grove
  • Pecan Orchard
  • Pecan Springs
  • Pecan Tree Condos
  • Pecan Valley
  • Pecan Walk Condos
  • Pecos Square Condos
  • Pedernales Bend
  • Pedernales Condo S
  • Pemberton Heights
  • Penick Place
  • Penn Creek
  • Penthouse Condos
  • Peppertree Park
  • Pequeno Street
  • Pequeno Street Condos
  • Perlitz Houston
  • Persimmon Hollow Condos
  • Peterson
  • Pheasant Run
  • Pilot Knob Acres
  • Pinnacle at North Lakeway
  • Pioneer Crossing East
  • Pioneer Crossing West
  • Pipkin Addition
  • Plainview Heights
  • Plaza Lofts Condos
  • Plaza Place
  • Pleasant Hill Addition
  • Pleasant Valley
  • Pleasant View
  • Point Vista
  • Pointe at Onion Creek
  • Polaris Ii Condos
  • Polo Club at Rooster Springs
  • Posada Del Rey Condos
  • Preservation Square Condos
  • Preserve at Barton Creek
  • Preserve at Lakeway
  • Preserve at Lost Gold Cave
  • Preserve at River Place
  • Preston Oaks
  • Preswyck Hills
  • Q Ranch
  • Quadrangle Condos
  • Quail Creek
  • Quail Creek West
  • Quail Hollow
  • Quail Hollow Garden Homes
  • Quail Ridge
  • Quail Run
  • Quail Valley
  • Quarry Lake Condod
  • Rainey Street Historic District
  • Ridgetop
  • Robertson Hill
  • Rosewood
  • Rosewood Courts Historic District
  • Round Mountain Estates
  • Shepherd Mountain
  • South River City
  • South Street Historic District
  • Southeast
  • Springdale
  • St Edwards
  • Stonegate
  • Sweden Hill Historic District
  • Sweetbriar
  • The Village at Arboretum
  • The Woodlands
  • Travis Heights-Fairvilew Historic District
  • Tumbleweed Hills
  • Twin Mesa
  • University Hills
  • Upper Boggy Creek
  • Valley at Lost Creek
  • Valley Oaks
  • Valley View Acres
  • Valley View Park
  • Valley View Village
  • Valleyside Place
  • Vance Park
  • Ventana Condos
  • Verano Drive at Barton Creek
  • Verdance
  • Victoria Glen
  • Victoria Square Condos
  • Victorian Oaks
  • Victory Hill Condos
  • Viewpoint at Williamson Creek
  • Villa Montana
  • Villa West Condos
  • Village at Anderson Mill
  • Village at Kinney Court
  • Village at Pleasant Valley
  • Village at Walnut Creek
  • Village at Western Oaks
  • Village Farm
  • Village Oak West
  • Village Oaks
  • Village On Congress
  • Village On Congress Condos
  • Village Park at Travis Country
  • Village South
  • Village Square
  • Villas at Commanders Point Condos
  • Villas at Flintrock
  • Villas at River Place
  • Villas at Sunset Valley Homestead
  • Villas at Treemont
  • Villas Coronado Hills
  • Villas On Travis Condos
  • Villas On Walnut Creek
  • Vineyard Bay
  • Vintage Hills
  • Violet Crown Heights
  • Vista Grande
  • Vista Hills Condos
  • Vista Ridge
  • Vista West
  • Vistas at Lakeway Condos
  • Wagon Crossing
  • Walling Place
  • Wallingwood
  • Walnut Crossing
  • Walnut Forest
  • Walnut Hills
  • Walnut Ridge
  • Walsh Place
  • Ward Addition
  • Washington Heights
  • Washington Square
  • Waterford Condos
  • Waterford Place
  • Waterfront Condos
  • Waterloo
  • Watersedge
  • Watersmark at Barton Creek
  • Waterstreet Lofts
  • Wedgewood Condos
  • Welch
  • Werkenthin
  • West 9th Street Condos
  • West Branch
  • West Congress
  • West End Addition
  • West Gate Square
  • West Park Addition
  • West Park Place
  • West Ridge Condos
  • West University Place Condos
  • West View Heights
  • Westcliff
  • Westcreek
  • Westcreek Landinge
  • Westcreek Ranch
  • Westenfield
  • Western Hills at Cherry Creek
  • Western Oaks
  • Western Trails
  • Western Trails Estates
  • Westfield
  • Westfield Condos
  • Westhill Estates
  • Westlake Highlands
  • Westling Addition
  • Westminster Glen
  • Westover Hills
  • Westplace Condos
  • Westridge
  • Westridge Estates
  • Westshore
  • Westside Drive Condos
  • Westslope Condo
  • Westview Estates
  • Westview On Lake Austin
  • Westwood
  • Westwood Heights
  • Westwood Villas
  • Wheeler Creek Village
  • Whispering Oaks
  • Whispering Valley Condos
  • White Plains
  • Whitecrowe Addition
  • Whitney Oaks Condos
  • Wildwood Hills
  • Wilke Acres
  • Williamsburg
  • Williamson Creek
  • Willow Branch Lofts
  • Willow Brook
  • Willow Run
  • Willow Springs
  • Willowbrook North Townhomes
  • Wilshire Wood
  • Wimberley Lane at Barton Creek
  • Winchester Condos
  • Windmill Bluff Estates
  • Windmill Run
  • Windridge
  • Windrock Condos
  • Windsor Hills
  • Windsor Oaks Condos
  • Windsor Park
  • Windsor Park Hills
  • Windsor Village
  • Windtree Conds
  • Windy Cove
  • Winners Circle
  • Womack Addition
  • Woodbridge
  • Woodcliff
  • Woodhaven
  • Woodhue Heights
  • Woodland Hills
  • Woodland Oaks
  • Woodlawn Addition
  • Woodlawn Place Condos
  • Woodlawn West Condos
  • Woodrow North Condos
  • Woodrow Place Townhomes
  • Woodrow Square Condos
  • Woods of Greenshores
  • Woodstone Square
  • Woodstone Village
  • Wooten
  • Wooten Park
  • Wooten Terrace
  • Wooten Village
  • Worley Addition
  • Worley Addition
  • Wyldwood
  • Wynnrock Estates
  • Yarrabee Bend
  • Yarrabee Bend South
  • Yaupon Terrace
  • Zachary Scott
  • Zilker Place Condos

Beginnings[2]

The City of Austin was established in 1830 as the new capital of the Republic of Texas, and was laid out by Edwin Waller under the direction of President Mirabeau B. Lamar. Waller's plan, based on the eighteenth-century plan for Philadelphia, consisted of a grid with a central square at which major crossing axes terminated; smaller, secondary squares were located within the plan. The grid was part of a larger government tract which encompassed what would later become East Austin. However, during the first decades of the new city's life, the eastern parts of the government tract remained undeveloped save for the occasional use of the City Cemetery, State Cemetery, and the construction of the French Legation, a lone outpost on Robertson Hill in 1841.

Building was slow in Austin until about 1850, when the city was assured of its position as the state capital. After that point, many new and substantial buildings were constructed by a small but active population. Commercial, religious, and governmental structures proliferated, and along with them the demand for housing. As a result, residential construction began to spread throughout the city's original grid and to push on the boundaries of those parts of the government tract which were undeveloped.

The city experienced a brief building slowdown during the Civil War and Reconstruction periods, but the arrival of the railroads in 1871 and 1876 brought tremendous growth in population and commerce. Predictably, parts of East Austin which were located in areas contiguous to the railroad on East 4th and 5th streets experienced immediate and dramatic growth, and the remainder of the original government tract was surveyed as large parcels with few roads.

  1. Martha Doty Freeman/David Moore (with assistance from Bruce D. Jensen, RloGrpup/Hardy-Heck-Moore, Hyde Park: An Early Suburban Development in Austin, Texas (1891-1941), nomination document, 1988/1990, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C., accessed October, 2023.

  2. Freeman, Martha Doty and Breisch, Kenneth, Historic Resources of East Austin [East Austin Multiple Resource Area], 1984, nomination document, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.

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