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Central Texas
Central Texas
Region
Hamilton Pool Preserve - one of the many lush areas in Central Texas
Hamilton Pool Preserve - one of the many lush areas in Central Texas
Central Texas counties in red; counties sometimes included in Central Texas in pink
Central Texas counties in red; counties sometimes included in Central Texas in pink
CountryUnited States
StateTexas

Central Texas is a region in the U.S. state of Texas surrounding Austin and roughly bordered by Brady to Brenham to Seguin to Waco. Central Texas contains the Texas Hill Country and corresponds to a physiographic section designation within the Edwards Plateau, in a geographic context.[1]

Central Texas includes the Austin-Round Rock, Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Bryan-College Station, and Waco metropolitan areas. The Austin-Round Rock and Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood areas are among the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the state. Some of the largest cities in the region are Austin, College Station, Killeen, Round Rock, and Waco. The United States Army's Fort Hood, a large military installation, is located in this region.

Composition

The counties (in red) that are almost always included in the Central Texas region are:[2]

Counties (in pink) that are sometimes included in the Central Texas region are:

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See also

References

  1. ^ "Water Resources NSDI Node". USGS. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Counties, cities and towns in Central Texas". County Maps of Texas. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ Bastrop County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  4. ^ a b c d e "A Vision For Central Texas" (PDF). Envision Central Texas. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-01-14. Retrieved .
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q "Texas In Focus: Central Texas - Demographics". Texas Window on State Government. Retrieved .
  6. ^ Blanco County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  7. ^ Burnet County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  8. ^ Gillespie County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  9. ^ Hays County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  10. ^ TCMA Region 7 Archived April 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  11. ^ Texas State Classification Office Archived January 25, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  12. ^ Lee County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  13. ^ Travis County from the Handbook of Texas Online
  14. ^ "Burleson County, Texas". Archived from the original on February 9, 2009. Retrieved . Burleson County is the best kept secret in Central Texas!
  15. ^ Caldwell County from the Handbook of Texas Online

Further reading

  • Barkley, Mary Starr (1970). A History of Central Texas. Austin, Texas: Austin Printing.

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