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Austin County, Texas

1 E Main St
Bellville, TX 77418
Phone: (979) 865-5911
Fax: (979) 865-8786

In eastern TX, west of Houston; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Stephen Fuller Austin (1793-1836), MO territorial legislator (1814-20), AR jurist (1820), surveyor and explorer of TX (1822), and secretary of state of the Republic of TX (1836)

Area (sq mi):: 656.37 (land 652.59; water 3.78) Population per square mile: 40.00
Population 2005: 26,123 State rank: 98 Population change: 2000-20005 10.70%; 1990-2000 18.90% Population 2000: 23,590 (White 71.90%; Black or African American 10.60%; Hispanic or Latino 16.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 8.90%). Foreign born: 7.30%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,140; median household $38,615; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,497-$27,493
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.60% Median travel time to work: 29.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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