Austin is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas.Austin may also refer to:-In the United States:*Austin, Arkansas*Austin, Colorado*Austin, Chicago, Illinois*Austin, Indiana*Austin, Minnesota*Austin, Nevada*Austin, Oregon...

is the capital of the U.S. state of Texas.

Austin may also refer to:

In the United States

  • Austin, Arkansas
    Austin, Arkansas
    Austin is a city in Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 1,000+ by 2010. It is part of the Little Rock–North Little Rock–Conway Metropolitan Statistical Area....

  • Austin, Colorado
    Austin, Colorado
    Austin is a small community within the boundaries of the incorporated town of Orchard City in Delta County, Colorado, United States. There is a U.S. Post Office in Austin, the ZIP Code for which is 81410....

  • Austin, Chicago
    Austin, Chicago
    Austin, located on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois, is the largest of the city's 77 officially defined community areas, followed by Lake View. Its eastern boundary is the Belt Railway located just east of Cicero Avenue. Its northernmost border is the Milwaukee District/West Line...

    , Illinois
  • Austin, Indiana
    Austin, Indiana
    Austin is a city in Jennings Township, Scott County, Indiana, United States. The population was 4,295 at the 2010 census. Austin became Indiana's newest city on January 1, 2008.-Geography:Austin is located at ....

  • Austin, Minnesota
    Austin, Minnesota
    As of the census of 2000, there were 23,314 people, 9,897 households, and 6,076 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,168.2 people per square mile . There were 10,261 housing units at an average density of 954.3 per square mile...

  • Austin, Nevada
    Austin, Nevada
    Austin is a small, unincorporated community located in Lander County, Nevada, in the United States. As of 2004, its population is approximately 340. It is located on the western slopes of the Toiyabe Range at an elevation of . U.S...

  • Austin, Oregon
    Austin, Oregon
    Austin is an unincorporated community, considered a ghost town, in Grant County, Oregon, United States. It is located north of Oregon Route 7, near the Middle Fork John Day River in the Malheur National Forest.-History:...

  • Austin County, Texas
    Austin County, Texas
    Austin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas adjacent to the Houston–Sugar Land–Baytown metropolitan area. The population was 28,417 at the 2010 census. Its county seat is Bellville. Austin County is named for Stephen F...

     (note that Austin, Texas, is located in Travis County, Texas)

In Canada

  • Austin, Manitoba
    Austin, Manitoba
    Austin is a community in western Manitoba on the Trans-Canada Highway about west of Winnipeg. It is part of the Rural Municipality of North Norfolk. It sits at the western edge of the table-flat Portage Plains, but to the south and west is surrounded by miles of low wooded hills known as the...

  • Austin, Ontario
  • Austin, Quebec
    Austin, Quebec
    Austin is a municipality on the western shore of Lake Memphremagog, part of the Memphrémagog Regional County Municipality in the Eastern Townships region of Quebec, Canada. Home to known Canadien Celebrities and historical figures such as inventor 'Reginald Fessenden' and actor Jason Westover.'-...

  • Austin Island
    Austin Island
    Austin Island is one of several Canadian arctic islands in Nunavut, Canada within western Hudson Bay. The closest community is Arviat, to the west....

    , Nunavut


  • Austin Station (disambiguation), various places
  • Austin (CTA Blue Line)
    Austin (CTA Blue Line)
    Austin is a station on the 'L' system, serving the Blue Line's Forest Park branch. It is located below South Austin Boulevard in the Eisenhower Expressway on the Oak Park and Chicago city limit boundary Austin is a station on the 'L' system, serving the Blue Line's Forest Park branch. It is...

    , on the Chicago Transit Authority's Blue Line
  • Austin (CTA Green Line)
    Austin (CTA Green Line)
    Austin is a station on the Chicago Transit Authority's 'L' system. It is situated between the Ridgeland and Central stations on the Green Line, which runs from Harlem Avenue in Forest Park to Englewood and Woodlawn...

    , on the CTA's Green Line


Austin is a given name and surname, an English language contraction
Contraction (grammar)
A contraction is a shortened version of the written and spoken forms of a word, syllable, or word group, created by omission of internal letters....

 of Augustine. It may refer to:


  • Albert Austin
    Albert Austin
    Albert Austin was an actor, film star, director and script writer, noted mainly for his work in Charlie Chaplin films. He was the brother of actor William Austin....

     (1881-1953), British/American actor
  • Alfred Austin
    Alfred Austin
    Alfred Austin was an English poet who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896 upon the death of Alfred, Lord Tennyson.-Life:...

     (1835-1913), British poet
  • Brett Austin
    Brett Austin
    Brett William Austin is a former breast swimmer from New Zealand, who represented his native country at 1984 Summer Olympics.-References:* *...

     (1959-1990), New Zealand swimmer
  • Bunny Austin (1906-2000), British tennis player
  • Charlie Austin
    Charlie Austin
    Charlie Austin is an English footballer who plays as a striker for Burnley. He was born in Hungerford, a market town near Newbury, Berkshire.-Non-League:...

     (born 1989), English footballer
  • Charles Austin
    Charles Austin
    Charles Austin is an American athlete who won the gold medal in the men's high jump at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. He is the owner of So High Sports and Fitness a sports performance and personal training company. He opened his So High Sports and Fitness Studio in 2002 and his...

     (born 1967), American athlete
  • Chase Austin
    Chase Austin
    Chase Austin is an American racecar driver. He is a former development driver with Hendrick Motorsports and Rusty Wallace Racing. He is currently a part-time driver in the INDYCAR Firestone Indy Lights series.-Background:...

     (born 1989), American NASCAR racecar driver
  • Dallas Austin
    Dallas Austin
    Dallas Austin is an American songwriter, record producer, and musician, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Some of his most notable clients include Michael Jackson, TLC, Boyz II Men, Pink, Monica, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Stacie Orrico, Another Bad Creation, Fishbone, Sugababes, Anastacia, Namie Amuro, Kim...

     (born 1970), American musician
  • Denise Austin
    Denise Austin
    Denise Austin is an American fitness instructor, author, columnist, and former member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.-Early life:Austin was born Denise Katnich in San Pedro, California...

     (born 1957), American fitness expert
  • Gene Austin
    Gene Austin
    Gene Austin was an American singer and songwriter, one of the first "crooners". His 1920s compositions "When My Sugar Walks Down the Street" and "The Lonesome Road" became pop and jazz standards.-Career:...

     (1900-1972), American singer
  • Henry Austin (architect)
    Henry Austin (architect)
    Henry Austin was a prominent and prolific American architect based in New Haven, Connecticut. He practiced for more than fifty years and designed many public buildings and homes primarily in the New Haven area...

     (1804-1891), American architect
  • Henry Austin (baseball)
    Henry Austin (baseball)
    Henry C. Austin was a Major League Baseball outfielder in 1873 for the Elizabeth Resolutes of the National Association. He was a native of Bronx, New York....

     (1844-1904), American baseball player
  • Herbert Austin
    Herbert Austin
    Herbert 'Pa' Austin, 1st Baron Austin KBE was an English automobile designer and builder who founded the Austin Motor Company.-Background and early life:...

     (1866-1941), British founder of the Austin Motor Company
  • Hubert Austin
    Hubert Austin
    Hubert James Austin was an English architect who practiced in Lancaster. With his partners he designed many churches and other buildings, mainly in the northwest of England.-Early life and career:...

     (1845-1915), British architect
  • Jake T. Austin
    Jake T. Austin
    Jake T. Austin is an American actor and voice actor. Beginning a career as a child actor at the age of seven, Austin is a five-time Young Artist Award nominee, best known for his role as Max Russo, the youngest of three wizards on the Disney Channel original series Wizards of Waverly Place, and as...

     (born 1994), American actor
  • John Austin (legal philosopher)
    John Austin (legal philosopher)
    John Austin was a noted British jurist and published extensively concerning the philosophy of law and jurisprudence....

     (1790-1859), English jurist
  • John Arnold Austin
    John Arnold Austin
    John Arnold Austin was a United States Navy sailor in World War II, who received the Navy Cross for his actions during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.-Biography:...

     (1905-1941), American sailor
  • J. L. Austin
    J. L. Austin
    John Langshaw Austin was a British philosopher of language, born in Lancaster and educated at Shrewsbury School and Balliol College, Oxford University. Austin is widely associated with the concept of the speech act and the idea that speech is itself a form of action...

     (1911-1960), British philosopher
  • Johntá Austin
    Johnta Austin
    Johntá Austin is an American singer-songwriter, who is currently signed to Jermaine Dupri's So So Def Recordings. He is commonly known for collaborating with Producers Bryan-Michael Cox, Jermaine Dupri & The Production Team StarGate. Austin was awarded two Grammy Awards for his work on the songs...

     (born 1980), American singer-songwriter
  • Kate Austin
    Kate Austin
    Kate Cooper Austin was an American journalist and advocate of feminist and anarchist causes.Austin was raised in a Universalist and spiritualist family in Hook's Point, Iowa, where she married in August 1883. Around the same time, her father discovered Lucifer, an anarchist/free love journal...

     (1864-1902), American writer, feminist and anarchist
  • Kent Austin
    Kent Austin
    Richard Kent Austin is the Head Coach for the Cornell University Big Red football team. Prior to this, he was the Offensive Coordinator for the Ole Miss Rebels football team. He is the former Head Coach of the Canadian Football League's Saskatchewan Roughriders...

     (born 1963), American football player and coach
  • Lloyd Austin (born 1953), American general
  • Mary Hunter Austin
    Mary Hunter Austin
    Mary Hunter Austin was an American writer. One of the early nature writers of the American Southwest, her classic The Land of Little Rain describes the fauna, flora and people – as well as evoking the mysticism and spirituality – of the region between the High Sierra and the Mojave Desert of...

     (1868-1934), American writer
  • Ned Austin
    Ned Austin
    Ned Payne Austin was an American character actor and a member of the Screen Actors Guild and AFTRA.Austin was in several films, including Annie Hall and The Happy Ending, and some regional movies and industrial films, and he played the bridgemaster in Stephen King's directorial debut, Maximum...

     (1925-2007), American actor
  • Phil Austin
    Phil Austin
    Phil Austin is a comedian and writer. He was born in Denver, Colorado and later grew up in Fresno, California, attending Fresno High School...

     (born 1941), American comedian and writer
  • Sarah Austin (journalist) American Internet personality
  • Sarah Austin (author) (1793 - 1867), English author
  • Sherrié Austin
    Sherrié Austin
    Sherrie Veronica Krenn is an Australian actress and singer, known professionally as Sherrié Austin. Active as a singer since her teenage years, Sherrié initially recorded as one half of the duo Colorhaus, which also featured Phil Radford...

     (born 1970), Australian musician
  • Stephen F. Austin
    Stephen F. Austin
    Stephen Fuller Austin was born in Virginia and raised in southeastern Missouri. He was known as the Father of Texas, led the second, but first legal and ultimately successful colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from the United States. The capital of Texas, Austin in Travis County,...

     (1793-1836), American politician, founder of Texas
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin
    Stone Cold Steve Austin
    Steve Austin , better known by his ring name "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, is an American film and television actor and retired professional wrestler...

     (born 1964), American wrestler and actor
  • Tex Austin
    Tex Austin
    John Van "Tex" Austin was an American rodeo promoter, known as the King of the Rodeo or "Daddy of the Rodeo" because of his efforts to popularize the rodeo outside of its core American West demographic....

     (1886-1938), American rodeo promoter
  • Tracy Austin
    Tracy Austin
    Tracy Ann Austin Holt is a former World No. 1 female professional tennis player from the United States who won the women's singles title at the US Open in 1979 and 1981 and the mixed doubles title at Wimbledon in 1980, before a series of injuries cut her career short.-To 1980:Austin defeated...

     (born 1962), American tennis player
  • Woody Austin
    Woody Austin
    Albert Woody Austin II is an American professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour.Austin was born in Tampa, Florida. He attended the University of Miami, where he was a member of the golf team coached by Norman C. Parsons Jr...

     (born 1964), American golfer

Given name

  • Austin Butler
    Austin Butler
    Austin Robert Butler is an American actor, singer, and model. He is best known for his feature films roles as Jake Pearson in Aliens in the Attic and as Peyton Leverette in the High School Musical spin-off film Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure, as well as for his television roles as James on Zoey 101,...

     (born 1991), American actor
  • Austin Clarke
    Austin Clarke
    Austin Ardinel Chesterfield Clarke, is a Canadian novelist, essayist and short story writer who lives in Toronto, Ontario. Born in St...

     (born 1934), Canadian writer
  • Austin Collie
    Austin Collie
    Austin Kirk Collie is a Canadian-American football wide receiver for the Indianapolis Colts of the National Football League . He was drafted by the Colts in the fourth round in the 2009 NFL Draft...

     (born 1985), Canadian-born American football player
  • Austin Healey
    Austin Healey
    Austin Sean Healey is a former English rugby union player, who played as a utility back for Leicester Tigers, and has represented the England national rugby union team and the British Lions....

     (born 1973), British rugby player
  • Austin Idol
    Austin Idol
    Mike McCord is an American retired professional wrestler, better known by his ring name the "Universal Heartthrob" Austin Idol.-Professional wrestling career:McCord graduated from Robinson High School in Tampa, Florida...

    , the ring name of American professional wrestler Dennis McCord (born 1949)
  • Austin Mitchell
    Austin Mitchell
    Austin Vernon Mitchell is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Great Grimsby since a 1977 by-election.-Education and early life:...

    , UK Member of Parliament.
  • Austin Nichols
    Austin Nichols
    Austin Nichols is an American film, television actor and director who is perhaps best known for his role as Julian Baker in The CW drama series One Tree Hill. He is also known for his roles in films such as The Day After Tomorrow and Wimbledon...

     (born 1980), American actor
  • Austin Osman Spare
    Austin Osman Spare
    Austin Osman Spare was an English artist who developed idiosyncratic magical techniques including automatic writing, automatic drawing and sigilization based on his theories of the relationship between the conscious and unconscious self...

     (1886 – 1956), English artist and magician
  • Austin Stevens
    Austin Stevens
    Austin James Stevens is a South African-born herpetologist and wildlife photographer best known for hosting a series of snake documentaries. Austin is also the author of 2 books.-Biography:...

     (born 1950), South African photographer


  • Steve Austin
    Steve Austin (fictional character)
    Steve Austin is a fictional character created by Martin Caidin for his 1972 novel, Cyborg, who later became a 1970s television icon as portrayed by Lee Majors in the 1974-1978 series The Six Million Dollar Man.-Background:...

    , fictional character in Martin Caidin's novel Cyborg, which inspired the television series The Six Million Dollar Man
  • Austin Powers, fictional character in films, created and portrayed by Mike Myers


  • Austin College
    Austin College
    Austin College is a private liberal arts college affiliated by covenant relationship with the Presbyterian Church and located in Sherman, Texas, about 60 miles North of Dallas....

    , Sherman, Texas
  • University of Texas at Austin
    University of Texas at Austin
    The University of Texas at Austin is a state research university located in Austin, Texas, USA, and is the flagship institution of the The University of Texas System. Founded in 1883, its campus is located approximately from the Texas State Capitol in Austin...

    , flagship campus of the University of Texas System
  • Austin Peay State University
    Austin Peay State University
    Austin Peay State University is a four-year public university located in Clarksville, Tennessee, and operated by the Tennessee Board of Regents. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools .-History:...

    , Clarksville,Tennessee


  • Austin is a contracted form of Augustine of Hippo
  • As an adjective Austin refers to the Augustinian Order
    The term Augustinians, named after Saint Augustine of Hippo , applies to two separate and unrelated types of Catholic religious orders:...


  • Austin Automobile Company
    Austin Automobile Company
    The Austin was a brass era American automobile manufactured in Grand Rapids, Michigan from 1901 to 1921. The company, founded by James E. Austin and his son Walter Austin, built large, expensive and powerful touring cars with an unusual double cantilever rear spring arrangement placing the rear...

    , short-lived American automobile company (not related to the Austin Motor Company or American Austin)
  • Austin (brand)
    Austin (brand)
    Austin is a brand owned by the Kellogg Company. Among its products are Choco Creme cookies and crackers.-Peanut recall:On January 16, 2009, Austin peanut butter crackers were among products recalled due to the problems at the Peanut Corporation of America....

    , a brand owned by the Kellogg Company
  • Austin Motor Company
    Austin Motor Company
    The Austin Motor Company was a British manufacturer of automobiles. The company was founded in 1905 and merged in 1952 into the British Motor Corporation Ltd. The marque Austin was used until 1987...

    , British car manufacturer
  • American Austin Car Company
    American Austin Car Company
    The American Austin Car Company was a United States automobile manufacturing corporation tied to the British Austin Motor Company. The company was founded in 1929, and produced motorcars from 1930 through 1934, when it filed for bankruptcy....

    , short lived American automobile maker


  • USS Austin (1839), a sloop-of-war (originally in the Texas Navy)
  • USS Austin (DE-15)
    USS Austin (DE-15)
    USS Austin , was an of the United States Navy during World War II. The ship was named for Chief Carpenter John Arnold Austin who was killed in action on board during the attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese forces on 7 December 1941, and was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross.The second Austin ...

    , a destroyer escort
  • USS Austin (LPD-4)
    USS Austin (LPD-4)
    The third was the lead ship of her class of amphibious transport dock ships in the United States Navy. Austin was named in honor of the city of Austin, Texas which in turn was named in honor of Stephen F...

    , an amphibious transport dock

Pop culture

  • Austin (song)
    Austin (song)
    "Austin" is the debut single of American country music artist Blake Shelton.The single was released in April 2001 on the Giant Records label; however, that label closed its doors as the single was climbing the charts, with Shelton and his single being transferred to the Warner Bros. Records label....

    , a single by Blake Shelton
  • Austin TV
    Austin TV
    Austin TV is an instrumental post-rock band formed in 2001 in Mexico City. Austin TV creates sonic landscapes with their music without lyrics. They have opened for groups like Yo La Tengo in Mexico and Café Tacuba in the U.S. leg of their 2007 tour, and have released three LPs, one EP and...

    , a Mexican post-rock band
  • Austin, a kangaroo Beanie Baby
    Beanie Baby
    A Beanie Baby is a stuffed animal, made by Ty Warner Inc., which was later renamed as Ty Inc. in late 1993. Each toy has an inner "posable lining" and is stuffed with plastic pellets rather than conventional stuffing , giving Beanie Babies a flexible feel.The original nine Beanie Babies launched...

     produced by Ty, Inc.
  • Austin the kangaroo from The Backyardigans
    The Backyardigans
    The Backyardigans is a Canadian/American 3-D CGI-animated children's TV series, created by Janice Burgess. It features five animal children, who imagine that their backyard becomes an adventure place. It is a coproduction of Treehouse TV, and the Canadian animation studio Nelvana. Debuting on...

See also

  • Austen (disambiguation)
  • All pages beginning with Austin
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