Travis County is a county located in south central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,024,266, making it the fifth-most populous county in Texas. Its county seat is Austin, the capital of Texas. The county is named in honor of William Barret Travis, the commander of the Republic of Texas forces at the Battle of the Alamo. Travis County is part of the Austin-Round Rock, Texas Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is located along the Balcones Fault, the boundary between the Edwards Plateau to the west and the Blackland Prairie to the east.
Travis County, Texas
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