Central Austin includes the city’s Downtown and central neighborhoods. The area is north of the Colorado River and is enclosed by Interstate 35 to the east, approximately 51st Street/North Loop/Hancock Drive to the north, and Mopac Expressway (SL 1) to the west.

 

Bryker Woods is an older Austin, Texas, central city neighborhood developed in the 1930s, the center of which is approximately located at 30°18′17″N 97°45′06″WCoordinates: 30°18′17″N 97°45′06″W. It is predominantly a mix of young and old families and zoned as a single-family neighborhood composed of mostly small homes in good condition, most of which are over 50 years old. The Bryker Woods neighborhood is also part of the Old West Austin Historic District. Bryker Woods has its own elementary school, Bryker Woods Elementary, and is convenient to retail and recreational facilities. The neighborhood is threatened[citation needed] by commercial intrusion from its northeast corner and the MoPac Freeway to the west.

 

  • The Clarksville Historic District in Austin, Texas, is an area located west of downtown Austin near Lady Bird Lake and just northeast of the intersection of the Missouri Pacific Railroad and West Tenth Street. Many historic homes and structures are located within the Clarksville Historic District. While Clarksville is geographically part of the Old West Austin Historic District, it is distinct from the two historic neighborhoods of Old Enfield which lies immediately to the north on the eastern side of Texas State Highway Loop 1 (commonly referred to as Mopac) and Tarrytown which is situated to the west and northwest on the western side of Mopac.

Clarksville

Downtown Austin is the central business district of Austin, Texas. Downtown is located on the north bank of the Colorado River. The approximate borders of Downtown include Lamar Boulevard to the west, Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and the University of Texas at Austin to the north, Interstate 35 to the east, and Lady Bird Lake to the south.

Downtown Austin

Hancock is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas. Located in North Central Austin, Hancock encompasses ZIP code 78751 and 78705.

 

Hancock is located north of downtown Austin and the University of Texas. It is bounded to the south by 32nd Street, to the west by Duval Street and Hyde Park and North University neighborhoods, to the north by 45th Street and the North Loop neighborhood and to the east by Interstate 35 and the Cherrywood and Wilshire Wood neighborhoods.

  • Heritage

Hyde Park is a neighborhood and historic district in Austin, Texas. Located in Central Austin, Hyde Park is defined by 38th Street to the south, 45th Street to the north, Duval Street to the east, and Guadalupe Street to the west. It is situated just north of the University of Texas and borders the neighborhoods of Hancock and North Loop.

Hyde Park

  • Judge’s Hill
  • Lower Waller Creek
  • North University
  • Oakmont Heights
  • Old Enfield
  • Old Pecan Street
  • Old West Austin
  • Original Austin
  • Original West University

Pemberton Heights is a neighborhood of Austin, Texas, and part of the Old West Austin Historic District. The area is bounded by Northwood Road on the north, Lamar Boulevard/Shoal Creek on the east, 24th Street/Windsor Road on the south, and Texas State Highway Loop 1 (“MoPac”) on the west.It is one of Austin’s wealthiest and most historic neighborhoods.

Pemberton Castle

The Rosedale neighborhood is located in north central Austin, Texas. The neighborhood is bordered by on 38th Street to the south, Shoal Creek to the west, North Loop / Hancock Drive to the north, and Lamar Boulevard to the east (map). Ramsey Park is located in the heart of the neighborhood, and has a swimming pool, tennis courts, a baseball diamond, a basketball court, playgrounds, and picnic areas. There are over 1200 homes in the area, a variety of businesses within walking distance, and a network of medical services close by (including Seton Hospital, and ATX Orthopedics.)

 

North Austin is defined as a neighborhoods north of Central Austin (51st Street/North Loop/Hancock Drive).

North Central

North Austin

North central Austin

Allandale, Austin, Texas is a neighborhood in North Central Austin, in the U.S. State of Texas known for its large lots, mature trees, and central location.

 

The Allandale neighborhood boundaries are Burnet Road and the Brentwood and Crestview neighborhoods to the east, Mopac Expressway and the Northwest Hills neighborhood to the west, 45th Street and the Rosedale neighborhood to the south, and West Anderson Lane and the North Shoal Creek neighborhood to the north. The neighborhood is bisected by Shoal Creek Blvd, and its namesake, the perennial Shoal Creek.

Brentwood is a neighborhood in central Austin, Texas.

Brentwood comprises United States Census tracts 15.05 and 2.05, and ZIP Codes 78756 and 78757. The area is bordered by Burnet Road and Allandale to the west, North Lamar Boulevard and North Loop on the east, 45th Street and Rosedale to the south, and Justin Lane and Crestview to the north. Running through the middle of the area is a tree-lined street named Arroyo Seco, which follows a creek of the same name.

Brentwood

Crestview, Austin, Texas is a neighborhood in north central Austin, in the U.S. state of Texas.

 

Crestview is located in ZIP code 78757. The Crestview neighborhood was built by developer A.B. Beddow on the site of an old dairy farm in the 1950s and early 1960s. Crestview is bordered by Wooten and West Anderson Lane to the north, Allandale and Burnet Road to the west, Brentwood and Justin Lane to the south and the Highland neighborhood and North Lamar Boulevard to the east.It is located north of the city’s urban core.

  • Estates of Brentwood

Hancock is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas. Located in North Central Austin, Hancock encompasses ZIP code 78751 and 78705.

 

Hancock is located north of downtown Austin and the University of Texas. It is bounded to the south by 32nd Street, to the west by Duval Street and Hyde Park and North University neighborhoods, to the north by 45th Street and the North Loop neighborhood and to the east by Interstate 35 and the Cherrywood and Wilshire Wood neighborhoods

North Burnet–Gateway (NBG) is a 2,300 acre neighborhood in northwest Austin, Texas.

North Shoal Creek comprises United States Census tract 18.17 and ZIP code 78757 in Travis County. The area is bordered by Mopac to the west, Research Blvd on the North, Burnet Road to the East and Anderson Lane on the South, located in the north part of the City of Austin’s Urban Core and increasingly popular North Burnet Road Area.The North Shoal Creek neighborhood borders the following neighborhoods: Allandale (to the south), Wooten (to the east), North Burnet (to the north) and Northwest Hills (to the west).

Saint John (alternately Saint John’s) is a neighborhood of Austin, Texas within the 78752 zip code. Geographically, the neighborhood straddles Interstate 35. It is bounded on the west by Middle Fiskville Road and Twincrest, on the south by Highway 290, on the north by Anderson Lane, and on the east by Cameron Road.[

The Wooten neighborhood is located in Austin, Texas. It is bounded by Burnet Road, Anderson Lane, and Research Blvd (183) and bisected by Ohlen Road.

 

 

Northeast[

North of 51st Street, east of Interstate 35.

Windsor Hills is a neighborhood in the northeastern part of Austin. It is bounded by Braker Lane on the north, Dessau Road on the east, Rundberg Lane on the south and Interstate 35 on the west.

The Windsor Park  neighborhood is located in Austin, Texas, and bounded by 51st St. to the southwest, IH35 to the west, US US Hwy 290 to the north, Northeast Drive to the east, and Manor Road to the southeast.

 Windsor Park

Northwest

North of Hancock Drive, west of Mopac Expressway.

Canyon Creek is a residential neighborhood located in far northwest Austin, Texas. The neighborhood is located in ZIP Code 78726 and is bordered by Farm To Market 2222 (FM2222) on the south, Ranch Road 620 North (RR620) on the west, Anderson Mill Road on the north, and a major headwater tributary of Bull Creek to the east as well as the Balcones Canyonland Preserve. The preserve gives the neighborhood of over 1300 homes a semi-rural feeling despite being less than four miles to major shopping and employment centers. The major bisecting road is Boulder Lane, which winds its way through the picturesque, upper-middle-class neighborhood of single-family homes. Boulder Lane is a loop, and crosses RR620 in two places (north and south entrances). The neighborhood is approximately 5 miles from Lake Travis and Lake Austin. Ranch Road 620 runs into the new toll roads of State Highway 45 at Lakeline Mall. Fast ways to get downtown is by taking 620 to 183 and going south. Another fast route is taking 620 to 2222 and then onto 360 to the left or the right. Left will take you to Gateway Theater on 183 and right will take you out to southern Austin and that is also a good route to the airport and San Antonio.

Northwest Hills, sometimes referred to as Far West after its main street, is a suburb in the northwestern part of Austin, Texas, United States. The neighborhood is home to the largest concentration of Jewish residents in Austin, and includes a 40-acre complex housing a number of Jewish community organizations, synagogues, and schools.

Northwest Hills

Far North

North of Parmer Lane.

 

East Austin

East Austin

New home in Holly

East Austin is defined as areas east of Interstate 35 north of the river.

Central East Austin is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas, United States. The neighborhood is bounded to the south by East 7th Street, to the west by Interstate 35, to the north by East Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard and to the east by Chicon Street, Rosewood Avenue and Northwestern Avenue.[1]

 

Notable areas of the neighborhood include the Texas State Cemetery, the Oakwood Cemetery, and the Swedish Hill Historic District.[1]

 

Historic buildings in the area include the Victory Grill, the Genaro P. and Carolina Briones House, the Southgate-Lewis House, the Connelly-Yerwood House, Arnold Bakery, the Haehnel Building, and the Wesley United Methodist Church.

 

East César Chávez is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas. It is located in the central-east part of Austin’s urban core on the north bank of the Colorado River. The neighborhood encompasses much of ZIP code 78702.

 

The East César Chávez neighborhood is bounded to the south by Lake Lady Bird and Festival Beach, the east by Chicon Street and the Holly neighborhood, and to the north by East Sixth Street and the Central East Austin neighborhood. To the west, East César Chávez faces Interstate 35 and the Rainey Street district, a historic neighborhood in the southeast corner of Downtown Austin.

 

The dominant land use in East César Chávez is residential, with approximately 60% of total land use being identified as single-family residential. The neighborhood contains the Willow-Spence Streets Historic District, a residential area located south of César Chávez Boulevard that was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

 Cesar Chavez

The French Place neighborhood is a conglomeration of families, small businesses, students, and single professionals. French Place is considered one of Austin’s older communities having been originally owned by the Giles family in the 1940s. Residents benefit from nearby amenities, proximity to the University of Texas and to downtown.

 

French Place

West Austin

Woodlawn in West Austin

Woodlawn

West Austin occupies a much smaller area due to the bend of the Colorado River. The area is bounded by Mopac Expressway (SL 1) to the east, the Colorado River to the south and west, and Northland Drive (RM 2222) to the north.

Northwest Hills, sometimes referred to as Far West after its main street, is a suburb in the northwestern part of Austin, Texas, United States. The neighborhood is home to the largest concentration of Jewish residents in Austin, and includes a 40-acre complex housing a number of Jewish community organizations, synagogues, and schools.

 Northwest Hills

The West Line Historic District is a residential community in central Austin, Texas, United States. The district encompasses an approximately 90-block tract of land located west of downtown. Bounded by Baylor Street to the east, Fifth Street to the south, Thirteenth Street to the north and Texas State Highway Loop 1 to the west. It is located south of the Old West Austin Historic District and southeast of the Clarksville Historic District.

South Austin

South Austin

South Austin generally includes any area south of the Colorado River.

Barton Springs Pool in Zilker

Barton Springs Pool

South Congress

 

Apartments in East Riverside

Barton Creek

Barton Creek

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Circle C

South Central

South Central Austin is boxed by Mopac Expressway to the west, the Colorado River to the north, Interstate 35 to the east, and Ben White Boulevard to the south.

Barton Hills is bounded by South Lamar and Zilker neighborhoods to the east, Barton Springs Road and Zilker Park to the north, Barton Creek and the Spyglass-Barton’s Bluff neighborhood to the west and the Capital of Texas Highway to the south.

Barton Hills

Bouldin Creek is an older neighborhood in Austin, Texas, originally created at the turn of the 20th century. With several historic homes remaining from that era, and countless more from the period of rapid growth in the 1920s and 1930s that followed, this neighborhood has an undeniable historic charm. Bouldin Creek is also highly diverse, with a variety of cultures, backgrounds, and architectural styles blending together, resulting in a neighborhood that is uniquely Austin.

 Bouldin Creek

  • Dawson-is a neighborhood in South Austin, Texas.

Dawson comprises ZIP codes 78704. The area is bordered by Oltorf Road on the North, Ben White/290 on the South, South 1st on the West, and Congress ave on the East.

 

The busiest H.E.B. in Austin is in the Dawson Neighborhood at the corner of South Congress and Oltorf

  • Galindo is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas. The area covers part of ZIP code 78704 in south Austin.

Galindo is bounded to the south by Ben White Boulevard and the South Manchaca neighborhood, to the east by Dawson and South First Street, to the north by Oltorf Road and Bouldin Creek and to the west by the South Lamar neighborhood.[1]

Galindo maintains a primarily residential character, with most homes built in the 1950s and 1960s in either the ranch or bungalow style, though there is some new construction. The neighborhood anchor is the 11-acre South Austin Park and Recreation Center, located in the neighborhood’s northwest section. Constructed in 1974, the park includes the South Austin Tennis Center, the only city-owned tennis center south of Colorado River.

  • South Congress (abbreviated SoCo) is a neighborhood located on South Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas, United States. It is also a nationally known shopping and cultural district famous for its many eclectic small retailers, restaurants, music and art venues and, more recently, food trucks.[1]

 

South Congress begins at the Colorado River and Ann W. Richards Congress Avenue Bridge and runs due south towards Ben White Boulevard/TX-71. The area bordered by two historic South Austin neighborhoods: Travis Heights to the east and Bouldin Creek to the west.

 

Since its humble beginnings in the 1850s, South Congress Avenue has been transformed from a rural country road to the capital city gateway and, finally, to the vibrant shopping district that it is today. Many Austinites attribute its enduring popularity to the magnificent and unobstructed view of the Texas State Capitol.

South Congress

  • South Lamar*Spyglass-Barton’s Bluffs
  • South River City
  • Travis Heights is a historic neighborhood in south Austin, Texas, United States, bounded by Lady Bird Lake on the north, Interstate 35 on the east, Congress Avenue on the west and Oltorf Street on the south. These boundaries include Fairview Parkan earlier suburb associated with the same developers, running from the west side of Blunn Creek to South Congress Avenue. Part of Travis Heights was stranded east of Interstate 35; many of the same streets to be found west of the highway continue east of it.

Travis heights high School

  • Zilker a neighborhood in south central Austin, Texas. It extends south of Lady Bird Lake, approximately bounded by the Union Pacific Railway to the southeast/south (Lamar Boulevard south of Oltorf), Barton Skyway to the south, Rabb Road and Azie Morton Road to the west and Lady Bird Lake to the north.

Umlauf Sculpture Garden

Directly northwest of Zilker is Barton Hills neighborhood, which connects back to Zilker Park via the Barton Creek Greenbelt.

Southeast Central/Riverside

Southeastern Austin between the Colorado River and Ben White Boulevard is generally called the Riverside area.

  • East Riverside-Oltorf is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas, located southeast of the city’s urban core. The East Riverside, Parker Lane, and Pleasant Valley neighborhoods together form the East Riverside-Oltorf Combined Neighborhood Planning Area. The region is bounded on the north by Lake Lady Bird, to the east by Grove Boulevard and the Montopolis neighborhood, Texas State Highway 71 to the south, and Interstate 35 and South River City to the west.
  • Montopolis is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas. Located southeast of the city’s urban core, Montopolis encompasses part of ZIP code 78741.

Montopolis is located southeast of Lake Lady Bird and is bounded on the west by Grove Street and the Pleasant Valley neighborhood, to the south by Texas State Highway 71 and the Southeast Austin neighborhood and U.S. Route 183 to the east. It is located adjacent to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.and is located in city council District 3

Montopolis

  • Pleasant Valley

Southeast

Neighborhoods east of Menchaca Road and south of Ben White Boulevard.

  • Dove Springs nicknamed the “44” after the area zip codes, is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas.

Dove Springs

Sam Ramos of the Austin Chronicle stated that the unofficial boundaries of Dove Springs are William Cannon, Ben White, an area east of Dove Springs District Park, and Interstate 35.It is 6 miles (9.7 km) from Downtown Austin.

  • Onion Creek is a neighborhood in Austin.Onion Creek is also the name of a creek that starts in Hays County, Texas and empties into the Colorado River (Texas).
  • South Manchaca
  • Southeast Austin
  • Southpark Meadows

Southwest

Neighborhoods west of Menchaca Road and south of Ben White Boulevard and Capital of Texas Highway.

Circle C Ranch (also known as Circle C) is a large master-planned community in southwest Austin, Texas, USA. Development of Circle C Ranch began in 1982, with the first homes in the community in built in 1986. During development, the subdivision was featured prominently in a long and contentious environmental legal battle regarding urban development in the vicinity of Barton Springs and over Edwards Aquifer. The controversy surrounding its development and later annexation by the city of Austin was a landmark in municipal annexation rights in Texas.

Circle C Ranch

The area now known as Oak Hill was initially known as Live Oak Springs in the 19th century. The land was awarded to William Cannon by the Mexican government in 1835, attracting settlers into the area.In 1865, unsuccessful attempts were made to change the community’s name to Shilohafter the American Civil War battle.In 1869, however, the community was given the name Oatmanville. Following the Civil War, the cedar forests around Oatmanville attracted settlers, particularly from the Appalachian Mountains, due to high demand for lumber-related production. Due to the increased demand for cedar, localized conflicts broke out between woodcutters. In 1870, a post office named Oak Hill was establishedthough the community would not immediately adopt that name

  • Far South Austin/Slaughter-Manchaca
  • Kincheonville
  • The Ridge at Lantana
  • Maple Run
  • Sendera
  • Shady Hollow
  • Sunset Valley is a city in Travis County, Texas, United States. The population was 749 at the 2010 census. It is surrounded on all sides by the city of Austin, therefore being an enclave.
  • Tanglewood Forest
  • Travis Country
  • Westgate is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas, located southwest of the city’s urban core. It includes ZIP code 78745.

 

Westgate’s boundaries are Ben White Boulevard and the South Lamar and Barton Hills neighborhood to the north, Manchaca Road and the South Manchaca neighborhood on the east, Stassney Lane and the Garrison Park on the south and Westgate Boulevard and the city of Sunset Valley the west.

 

From the period from the mid-1950s to the late 1960s, Westgate’s development was largely residential and the area contains many single-family homes. However, by the late 1990s the Westgate Shopping Center at the intersection of Ben White Boulevard, Lamar Boulevard, and the Capital of Texas Highway was built.

  • Woodstone Village

 

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