- by Anonymous ACB Member
Austin County is one of the smaller populated counties of Texas with just about 28,417 residents. The county is said to be named behind the Stephen F. Austin who is also known as father of Texas. Many people confuse Austin County with the City of Austin; which is the state capital and is situated in Travis County. There are not the same. The census bureau reveals that the county has the estimated area of 656 square miles. Austin county is known for its small town lifestyle. Some of the named cities of Austin county include Wallis, Sealy, Brazos Cat Spring, New Elm, San Felipe, Bellville (the County seat), and Industry. There are also a few more, but come on down and visit to see for yourself. This place is rated high for the affordable real estate market. You can manage to live in a low budget with ease. You will also be satisfied with the other essential amenities such as schools, hospital and healthcare services. Some of the most best schools of the county are Sealy Independent School District and Bellville Independent School District. If you are a traveler, planning to explore Austin County for the first time, there are a couple tourist spots that you can visit in one go. If you are a golf lover, you can visit the Bellville Golf & Recreation Club or spend some memorable time at River Ridge Golf Club in Sealy. Foodies will be happy to hear that this place is known for its amazing foodstuff, especially meat. Bellville Meat Market has been around for centuries and is just as popular as ever. Never forget to taste craft beer in the thirsty afternoons at Huff Brewing Company. Other than this, Austin County is also known for beautiful sunshine and amazing natural beauty. If you are a nature lover, we advise you to explore Stephen F. Austin State Park . It is loaded with a wide range of rabbits, deer and woodpeckers. You can also be a part of many community outreach events and enjoy various networking opportunities. Many non-profit associations are continuously working for the overall growth and development of the community. If you are planning to move to this wonderful place, it is good to start exploring some details about the lifestyle and neighborhood in this area. With the the calm intimate nature of the towns, you can ensure complete peace of mind while staying anywhere in Austin County. The community is very welcoming, and life becomes much easier with easy access to all essential amenities.