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

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.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Water Resources NSDI Node". USGS. Retrieved 2009-07-15. 
  2. ^ "Counties, cities and towns in Central Texas". County Maps of Texas. Retrieved 12 May 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 2009-07-16. 
  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 2009-07-15. 
  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 2009-07-15. Burleson County is the best kept secret in Central Texas! 
  15. ^ Caldwell County from the Handbook of Texas Online

Further readingEdit

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

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