Q U I C K  F A C T S


State name: Texas, from the Native American word tejas, meaning friends.
State Nickname: "The Lone Star State"
State Motto: "Friendship"
State Song: "Texas, Our Texas"
State Tree: Pecan
State Flower: Bluebonnet (blooms from late March to early April)
State Dish: Chili
State Bird: Mockingbird
Governor: Greg Abbott, Republican
Population: At the end of 2014, Austin's population was estimated at 843,000 but with its 5 county metropolitan area, it has an estimated population of 1.9 million. See more details.
6 national flags flown over Texas: Spain (1519-1685; 1690-1821), France (1685-1690), Mexico (1821-1836), Republic of Texas (1836-1845), Confederate States of America (1861-1865), United States of America (1865-present)




Area Code: 512
Time Zone: Central
Founding Date: 1839
Original Name: Waterloo (Capital of the Republic of Texas)
City Population: 843,00  (2014)
Austin Regional Population: over 1.9 million (2014)
Total City of Austin Land Area: 294.79 sq. mi. (2006)
Mayor: Steve Adler
County: Travis
Average Days of Sunshine Per Year: 300
Average Temperature: 70 F
Elevation: 125 to 1000 ft. above sea level
Taxes: No corporate income tax, state or local
No personal income tax, state or local
Distance to the Border: It is 225 miles from the Mexican border. San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas are all within 200 miles of Austin.
Dress: Spring, summer and fall are all suitable for shorts, short sleeves and light dresses. In winter, a sweater or light jacket may be needed. A few days of the year during the colder months may require a heavy coat.
Official Slogan: "Live Music Capital of the World"


Managed by
Lower Colorado River Authority
Length: 64 Miles
Acres: 18,900
Shoreline: 271 Miles
Average Depth:  52'
Maximum Depth: 210
Width: 4 Miles at widest Point
Primary Purposes By Order Of Priority: Flood Control, Drinking Water, Recreation, Hydroelectric Power

Contact Us

Have a question about a home or want to talk about selling yours? Or, if you have any other questions or comments, then feel free to e-mail or call using any of the information below. You will get a response as quickly as possible.

Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
Phone: 512.892.4663
Direct: 512.917.1717
E-mail: jacqueline@jwproperties.net


JW Properties
5611 Hwy 290 West
Austin, TX 78735                                        
Phone: 512.892.4663
Fax: 512.892.4680

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Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
JW Properties
Jacqueline Wittmuss, Broker
JW Properties
Ph: 512.892.4663Fax:512.892.4680
5611 Hwy 290 West
Austin, TX 78735 US
5611 Hwy 290 West, Austin, TX78735
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