Austin Area Links

The Official Website for the City of Austin:

Austin's entertainment & city guide:

Austin Shopping:

Search for homes in Austin:


County Tax Appraisal Districts:

Travis County tax appraisal

Hays County Tax appraisal

Williamson County Tax appraisal

Austin Attractions and Museums:

Austin City Limits

Austin Zoo

Ballet Austinhttps://www.balletaustin

Bob Bullock Texas History Museum

LBJ Library and Museum

Texas Memorial Museum

Austin News and Information:



Austin American-Statesman (Newspaper)

KVUE Television station (ABC)

KXAN Television station (NBC)

KLRU Public Television (PBS)

Austin Business Journal


Austin Chronicle

Austin Monthly

Hill Country Highlander

Texas Monthly

Texas Observer

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Area Lakes & Boating:

Lake Travis

Lady Bird Lake /Town Lake

Highland Lakes (Buchanan, Inks, LBJ, Marble Falls)

How Austin Ranks Among American Cities

I have compiled a list of resources for you below. From city and county websites to attractions and more on why Austin is such a great city to live in. Feel free to email me with suggestions.

The Official Website for the City of Austin -

Austin's entertainment & city guide -

Austin Shopping -

Austin Chamber of Commerce -

"Best links, fewer clicks." Local information you need and want -

Search for homes in Austin -


County Tax Appraisal Districts:

Austin News and Information:

How Austin Ranks Among American Cities

  • Austin ranked by Trulia as Top Housing Market in 2019
  • Austin is the Best Place to Live in the U.S. in 2018 by U.S. News & World Report, 4/10/18
  • INC ranked Austin the Best Place in America for Starting A Business on 12/17/18
  • Austin is the Best Big City to Live in Right Now by Money, 11/18/18
  • Austin is one of the Top 10 Best Foodie Cities in America - by WalletHub, 10/8/18
  • CNBC ranks Austin No. 2 on CNBC's list of Cities Where Jobs are Plentiful and Businesses are Thriving - CNBC, 9/13/18
  • Austin was in the top 15 cities in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure magazine's, 7/10/2018
  • Austin is No. 1 in Linkedin's ranking of U.S. Cities Attracting the Most Workers - Linked, 8/10/18



University of Texas at Austin has been ranked No. 58 in the world and No. 4 among public universities in the U.S., according to the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings for 2023.

U.S. News & World Report Best Global University ranked UT Austin #1 in the State. 

Westlake High School has been named as #6 best public high schools in Texas by Niche 2023

Liberal Arts and Science Academy public high school ranked #41 Best High School in the Nation by U.S. News for 2023.  It's followed by the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders, which ranks 98th in the U.S., 12th in Texas, by US News. 

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