While Austin may be the capital of Texas, it is actually only the state’s fourth largest city, and is located on the banks of the Colorado River. Austin is also the country’s fastest growing city in the period between the 2010 census and the 2017 census. The city has been the state’s capital since 1839 and was named after Stephen F. Austin, who helped to lead Texas’ uprising against Mexican rule, who went on to be the secretary of state for the independent nation of Texas in the 1830s. Today Austin balances its long history with the thriving alternative culture in the city.
What Makes Austin A Great Place To Visit?
One of the great things that attracts so many visitors to Austin is its thriving music and alternative scene, and there are many campaigns that have promoted Austin as the world’s capital of live music. There are a