In the late 20th century, the city has grown very fast and became centre of many modern industries, services along with headquarters of various top companies. Besides, it is also cultural and economic centre of Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos. Because of all these reasons, the city is given nickname “The Live Music Capital of the World.” During the period of late 1980s, the city became popular with the name “Violet Crown” because during the winter time violet glow of color just after the sunset.
Above all, the capital city is also an attraction for the tourists because of having various amusement parks, museum, shopping malls, theatres, and many other points of attraction.
Interesting Facts about Austin
Country: United States of America
Counties: Travis, Williamson, Hays
Area (Metro): 11,099.91 sq km2
Population (Metro): 1,716,291
Climate: Humid Subtropical Climate