Central Texas (a part of which is the Texas Hill Country), is a region (and a physiographic section within the Great Plains province, as it pertains to geography) in the U.S. state of Texas. It is roughly bordered by San Marcos to Fredericksburg to Waco, and to Brenham.
Central Texas includes the Austin–Round Rock, Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, Bryan-College Station, and Waco metropolitan areas. The Austin–Round Rock and Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood areas are among the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the state. Some of the largest cities in Central Texas are Austin, Round Rock, San Marcos and Waco.
Other counties (in pink) that make up the Central Texas region are:
Sights in Central Texas 
Further reading 
- Barkley, Mary Starr (1970). A History of Central Texas. Austin, Texas: Austin Printing.
- "Water Resources NSDI Node". USGS. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- Zielsdorf, Bruce (Fall 2008). "On Base: Fort Hood". Military Money.
- Bastrop County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- "A Vision For Central Texas" (PDF). Envision Central Texas. Retrieved 2009-07-16.
- "Texas In Focus: Central Texas - Demographics". Texas Window on State Government. Retrieved 2009-07-15.
- Blanco County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Burnet County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Gillespie County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Hays County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- TCMA Region 7
- Texas State Classification Office
- Lee County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Travis County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- "Burleson County, Texas". Retrieved 2009-07-15. "Burleson County is the best kept secret in Central Texas!"[dead link]
- Caldwell County from the Handbook of Texas Online
- Fredericksburg, Texas Chamber of Commerce
- "Celebrate Diversity in Central Texas." Austin American-Statesman.
See also 
- List of geographical regions in Texas
- Texas Hill Country
- Edwards Plateau
- Llano Estacado
- West Texas