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Austin is the 4th largest city in Texas, population-wise, and the 15th largest in the United States. At last count the population of Austin was 786,382. The Austin-Round Rock Metropolitan Area has a population of 1,769,952, which places it as the 35th largest Metropolitan Area in the United States.

Austin has a humid, subtropical climate with hot summers and mild winters, with an average of 33.6 inches of rain annually. Severe thunderstorms can occur in Austin, particularly in spring, but tornadoes seldom occur.

Austin is proud of its reputation for being weird and eccentric. Austin is the only major city in Texas which has no ordinance regarding women being topless in public. "Keeping Austin Weird" has become the town motto.
Map of Austin Texas and Surrounding Area

Austin is served by 2 major north/south highways. Interstate 35 and the Mopac Expressway, also known as Loop 1. U.S. Highway 183 runs through Austin from the northwest to southwest. State Highway 71 runs east to west in the south end of Austin. U.S. Highway 290 comes in to Austin from the west, then merges with I-35 and then becomes Highway 71.

State Highway 130 is a tollway which runs from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport to I-35 north of Georgetown. State Highway 45 is another tollway which runs east-west from west of Highway 183 in Cedar Park to Highway 130 in Pflugerville.

Austin has a bus system known as Capital Metro. Capital MetroRail is a 32 mile long commuter rail system.

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