Austin is in Central Texas on the banks of the Colorado River, about 80 miles North of San Antonio. Interstate 35 divides the city going North and South and renters can also use Routes 1 and 130. The Austin Bergstrom International Airport provides an easy escape from your Austin apartment. The Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Capital Metro) provides bus transportation throughout the city and Capital MetroRail provides a local train service to get you to and from your apartment in Austin.
You may decide to rent an apartment in Austin while working at one of the areas large employers such as Seton Healthcare Network, IBM Corporation (Austin Research Laboratory), St. David's Healthcare or Freescale Semiconductor. Or you may be attending The University of Texas at Austin.
While living in your Austin apartment, take time to visit some of the area main attractions such as the Paramount Theatre, Austin Children Museum and Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum that tells visitors about the story of Texas. Other popular places are Austin Nature & Science Center, the Barton Springs Pool which is a man-made swimming pool on the grounds of Zilker Park, Austin Bats and the Zilker Botanical Garden.
Shoppers can find lots of bargains at the Barton Creek Square Mall.
A post office in Austin is located at 510 Guadalupe Street. The phone number is 512-494-2210.
Average Rent in Austin, TX
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