A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Austin ...
So far, we have found very little information about Austin. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Austin to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Austin, please Contact Us.
Austin would have been located within present day Twin Falls County.
The location of Austin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Austin referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Austinite<3>
While the community is gone, the present day location for Austin is 3,340 feet [1,018 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the elevation of Austin is about ¾ mile [or 1 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Austin was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel south from Austin, you will leave Mountain Time and cross into the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT).
The location where Austin once stood is in the (208) area code.
Communities near Austin ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Austin and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Austin.
Communities Also Named Austin ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Austin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado (2), Georgia, 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Austin:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Twin Falls County: www.twinfallscounty.org/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 05 Feb 2019