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Welcome to Austin ...

Austin is located in Hillsdale 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 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Austin lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Austin: (517)

Communities Also Named Austin ...

While we believe that this Austin is located in Hillsdale County, we know of another 3 Michigan communities named Austin. Those communities are located in the following counties: Kalamazoo, Marquette and Oakland County.

Beyond Michigan, there are 42 communities that are also named Austin - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, 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.

  • Angola [Steuben County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Angola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Angola
    • Angola [Steuben County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Austin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,732 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Angola
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Angola<6>
  • Bryan [Williams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryan
    • Bryan [Williams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Austin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,230 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bryan<6>
  • Hillsdale [Hillsdale County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsdale
    • Hillsdale [Hillsdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Austin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,003 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsdale<6>
  • Montpelier [Williams County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montpelier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montpelier
    • Montpelier [Williams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Austin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,924 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montpelier
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montpelier<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jonesville [Hillsdale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesville
      • Jonesville [Hillsdale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Austin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,215 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesville<6>
    • Hudson [Lenawee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hudson
      • Hudson [Lenawee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Austin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hudson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hudson<6>
    • Fremont [Steuben County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fremont
      • Fremont [Steuben County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Austin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fremont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fremont<6>
    • West Unity [Williams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Unity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Unity
      • West Unity [Williams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Austin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,672 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Unity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Unity<6>
    • Quincy [Branch County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quincy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
      • Quincy [Branch County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Austin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,617 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quincy<6>
    • Hamilton [Steuben County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
      • Hamilton [Steuben County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Austin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,580 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Michigan

About Hillsdale County

About Michigan

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 Hillsdale County: www.co.hillsdale.mi.us/

The official website for State of Michigan: https://www.michigan.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Michigan's counties, including Hillsdale, 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 things 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: 41.7373, Longitude: -84.6941       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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