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Welcome to Austwell ...

The coastal city of Austwell is located in Refugio County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Austwell has a population of 142 people<3> (see below for details).

Austwell is near sea level<4>.

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

Austwell lies within the (361) area code.

The ZIP code for Austwell: 77950<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Austwell had an population of 142 people. This is a decrease of 3.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Austwell had a population of 147 people. This makes Austwell the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 147 people, the population of Austwell decreased 23.44% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 192 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Austwell.

Communities near Austwell ...

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

  • Seadrift [Calhoun County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seadrift have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seadrift
    • Seadrift [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Austwell
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seadrift
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seadrift
  • Tivoli [Refugio County]
  • Long Mott [Calhoun County]
  • Spanish Village [Aransas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spanish Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spanish Village
    • Spanish Village [Aransas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Austwell
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish Village
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McFaddin [Victoria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McFaddin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McFaddin
      • McFaddin [Victoria County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Austwell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McFaddin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McFaddin
    • Bloomington [Victoria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bloomington
      • Bloomington [Victoria County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Austwell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomington
    • Placedo [Victoria County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Placedo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Placedo
      • Placedo [Victoria County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the north of Austwell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Placedo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Placedo
    • Port Lavaca [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Lavaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Lavaca
      • Port Lavaca [Calhoun County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the northeast of Austwell
      • Estimated population for 2018: 12,086 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Lavaca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Lavaca
    • Dacosta [Victoria County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dacosta
      • Dacosta [Victoria County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<6> to the north of Austwell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dacosta
    • Indianola [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indianola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indianola
      • Indianola [Calhoun County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<6> to the east of Austwell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indianola

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 Austwell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Austwell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Austwell. 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 Austwell.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Austwell ...

Looking for more information about Austwell? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Austwell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Austwell.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Refugio, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Austwell.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austwell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Austwell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Austwell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Austwell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Austwell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Austwell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austwell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 28.3911, Longitude: -96.8437       In this case, the coordinates for Austwell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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