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Welcome to Round Rock ...

The city of Round Rock is located in Hill Country.

Round Rock is primarily located in Williamson County<1>. A portion of Round Rock extends into Travis County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Round Rock has a population of 133,579 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Round Rock was established in 1851.

Round Rock is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Round Rock: (512)

The ZIP codes for Round Rock: 78664, 78680 78683<4>

Websites for Round Rock ...

Official Website:   www.ci.round-rock.tx.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.roundrockchamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Round Rock had an population of 133,579 people. This is an increase of 33.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 118.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Round Rock had a population of 99,887 people (which is 23.63% of the total population of Williamson County). This makes Round Rock the county's most populous community.

The population of Round Rock represents 0.4% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 99,887 people, the population of Round Rock increased 63.38% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 61,136 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Round Rock.

Communities Also Named Round Rock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Round Rock - they are located in Arizona and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Round Rock ...

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

  • Austin [Travis County]
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    • Austin [Travis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Round Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 995,484 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Austin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Austin<6>
  • Georgetown [Williamson County]
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    • Georgetown [Williamson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Round Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,538 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<6>
  • Cedar Park [Williamson County]
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    • Cedar Park [Williamson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Round Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 81,040 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Park<6>
  • Leander [Williamson County]
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    • Leander [Williamson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Round Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leander have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leander
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leander<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pflugerville [Travis County]
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      • Pflugerville [Travis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Round Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 66,826 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pflugerville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pflugerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pflugerville<6>
    • Hutto [Williamson County]
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      • Hutto [Williamson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Round Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,987 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hutto have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hutto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hutto<6>
    • Taylor [Williamson County]
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      • Taylor [Williamson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Round Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,921 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Manor [Travis County]
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      • Manor [Travis County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Round Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,767 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manor have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manor<6>
    • Lago Vista [Travis County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lago Vista
      • Lago Vista [Travis County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Round Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,943 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lago Vista
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lago Vista<6>
    • Liberty Hill [Williamson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Hill
      • Liberty Hill [Williamson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Round Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,549 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty Hill<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Round Rock. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Round Rock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Round Rock ...

Looking for more information about Round Rock? 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 Round Rock, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Round Rock.

Adding Round Rock to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Round Rock in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Round Rock was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Round Rock on a map titled Road Map for Texas (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Round Rock on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Texas

About Williamson County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Round Rock: www.ci.round-rock.tx.us/

The official website for Williamson County: www.wilco.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Williamson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Round Rock.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Round Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Round Rock). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Round Rock or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Round Rock) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Round Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Round RockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Round Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5180, Longitude: -97.6829    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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