A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Austin ...
When the people of Austin refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Austinite<2>
Austin was founded in 1862.
Austin is 6,640 feet [2,024 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Austin is 1¼ mile [or ~2 km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Austin lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Austin lies within the (775) area code.
The ZIP code for Austin: 89310<4>
Websites for Austin ...
Official Website: www.austinnevada.com/
Adding Austin to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Austin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Austin elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a George#&160;F. Cram Map of Nevada (1883).
We also found Austin mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Austin on our Genealogy Page.
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, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, 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 6 communities that are near Austin.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We're compiling 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. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Austin.
TripAdvisor Tourism Page 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.
You can learn more by visiting the TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austin.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Austin: www.austinnevada.com/
The official website for State of Nevada: nv.gov/
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This page was last modified: 08 Jun 2021