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List of Austin neighborhoods

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Areas of Austin
Austin Skyline from Montopolis Bridge looking west
Map of racial and ethnic groups in Austin based on data from the 2000 United States Census – each dot denotes 25 persons of primarily White (red), Black (blue), Asian (green), or Hispanic (orange) heritage group

The following is a list of neighborhoods in Austin, Texas.[1][2] Austin generally runs north-south and is bisected by the Colorado River.

Central Austin[edit]

Congress Avenue in Downtown Austin
University of Texas at Austin
Hyde Park

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.

Neighborhoods in Central Austin
Name COA ID#
[nb 1]
Bryker Woods 156
Caswell Heights 294
Downtown Austin 402
Eastwoods 25
Hancock 31
Heritage 33
Hyde Park 34
Judges' Hill 58
Lower Waller Creek 960
North University 48
Oakmont Heights 185
Old Enfield 185
Old Pecan Street 23
Old West Austin 18
Original Austin 57
Original West University 1020
Pemberton Heights 644
Ridgelea 63
Ridgetop 957
Rosedale 66
Shoal Crest 259
West Downtown 1253

North Austin[edit]

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

North Central[edit]

North central Austin


North of 51st Street, east of Interstate 35.


North of Hancock Drive, west of Mopac Expressway.

Far North[edit]

North of Parmer Lane.

East Austin[edit]

New home in Holly

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

West Austin[edit]

Woodlawn in West Austin

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.

South Austin[edit]

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

Barton Springs Pool in Zilker
South Congress
Apartments in East Riverside
Barton Creek
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Circle C

South Central[edit]

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.

Southeast Central/Riverside[edit]

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


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


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


  1. ^ City of Austin Planning Identification Number


  1. ^ "Austin, Texas Neighborhood Map - Income, House Prices, Occupations, Boundaries". City-Data.com. Advameg, Inc. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  2. ^ Austin Neighborhood Council. "Neighborhood Associations". Austin Neighborhood Council. Archived from the original on 16 November 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2012.

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