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Welcome to Austin (aka 'Frog Town') ...

Austin is located in Sevier County.

When the people of Austin<1> refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Austinite<2>

Austin was settled in 1875.

Austin was originally named Willow Bend.

Austin is 5,300 feet [1,615 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Austin is 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Austin lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Austin lies within the (435) area code.

Communities near Austin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Austin and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Annabella   [Map]   804   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Aurora   [Map]   1,043   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   472   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Joseph   [Map]   355   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kanosh   [Map]   476   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kimberly - Historic   [Map]   ---   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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, Idaho, 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, 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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Austin. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Austin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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 ...

The Communities of Utah

About Sevier County

About Utah

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 Sevier County: www.sevierutah.net/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Austin is also known as Frog Town. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Austin.

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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 from Point A (ie- Austin) 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 Austin. 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 Austin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6724, Longitude: -112.1210     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Austin.

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