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Welcome to Austin ...

Austin is located in Island County.

The location of Austin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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

Austin is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Austin lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Austin is within the boundaries of the (360) area code.

Communities Also Named Austin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Washington communities named Austin: This one is located in Island County and the other is located in Spokane County.

Beyond Washington, 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, Utah 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.

  • Everett [Snohomish County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Everett
    • Everett [Snohomish County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Austin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 111,262 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everett
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everett
  • Marysville [Snohomish County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysville
    • Marysville [Snohomish County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Austin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 69,779 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville
  • Shoreline [King County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoreline
    • Shoreline [King County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Austin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 56,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoreline
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shoreline
  • Edmonds [Snohomish County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edmonds
    • Edmonds [Snohomish County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Austin
    • Estimated population for 2018: 42,767 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edmonds
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lynnwood [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynnwood
      • Lynnwood [Snohomish County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Austin
      • Estimated population for 2018: 38,511 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynnwood
    • Mukilteo [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mukilteo
      • Mukilteo [Snohomish County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Austin
      • Estimated population for 2018: 21,545 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mukilteo
    • Mountlake Terrace [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountlake Terrace
      • Mountlake Terrace [Snohomish County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Austin
      • Estimated population for 2018: 21,420 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountlake Terrace
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountlake Terrace
    • Mill Creek [Snohomish County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Creek
      • Mill Creek [Snohomish County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Austin
      • Estimated population for 2018: 20,986 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mill Creek
    • Poulsbo [Kitsap County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poulsbo
      • Poulsbo [Kitsap County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Austin
      • Estimated population for 2018: 10,927 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poulsbo
    • Port Townsend [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Townsend
      • Port Townsend [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Austin
      • Estimated population for 2018: 9,704 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Townsend
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Townsend

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Washington

About Island County

About Washington

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 Island County: www.islandcounty.net/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 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: 47.9915, Longitude: -122.5399       In this case, the coordinates for Austin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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