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Welcome to Austin ...

Austin is located in the Arkansas Ozarks.

Austin is located in Van Buren County<1>.

The location of Austin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Austin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Austinite<3>

Austin is 1,450 feet [442 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Austin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Austin: (501)

Communities Also Named Austin ...

While we believe that this Austin is located in Van Buren County, we know of another 2 Arkansas communities named Austin. Those communities are located in the following counties: Conway and Lonoke County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 42 communities that are also named Austin - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington (2) and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Austin.

Communities near Austin ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Austin.

  • Clinton [Van Buren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Van Buren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Austin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 2,501 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Hector [Pope County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hector
    • Hector [Pope County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Austin
    • Estimated population in 2018: 467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hector
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hector<6>
  • Rex [Van Buren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rex
    • Rex [Van Buren County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Austin
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rex
  • Cleveland [Conway County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
    • Cleveland [Conway County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Austin
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jerusalem [Conway County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerusalem have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jerusalem
      • Jerusalem [Conway County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Austin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerusalem
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jerusalem<6>
    • Alread [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alread
      • Alread [Van Buren County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Austin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alread
    • Scotland [Van Buren County]
    • Crabtree [Van Buren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crabtree
      • Crabtree [Van Buren County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Austin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crabtree
    • Tilly [Pope County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilly
      • Tilly [Pope County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Austin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilly
    • Oak Grove [Pope County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Grove
      • Oak Grove [Pope County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Austin
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Austin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Austin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Austin. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Austin.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Austin. See our Newspapers Page for Austin.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Austin ...

Looking for more information about Austin? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Austin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Austin.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Austin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Van Buren, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Austin refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Austin may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Austin) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.5306, Longitude: -92.7907       In this case, the coordinates for Austin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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