The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Austin, Texas, USA.
The Goddess of Liberty on the Texas State Capitol Grounds prior to installation on top of the capitol rotunda.
- Austin designated capital of the Republic of Texas.
- December 27: Austin incorporated.
- 1842 - Texas seat of government relocated from Austin to Houston.
- 1845 - Austin becomes part of the new U.S. state of Texas.
- 1846 - Texas seat of government relocated back to Austin from Houston.
- 1850 - Population: 3,841.
- 1854 - Swenson Building and Ziller Building constructed.
- 1857 - General Land Office Building constructed.
- 1859 - Buaas's Hall (assembly room) renovated.
- 1860 - Wharton College opens.
- 1873 - Austin Library Association active.
- 1874 - St. Mary's Academy founded.
- 1875 - Austin City Railroad begins operating.
- 1876 - International–Great Northern Railroad begins operating.
- 1878 - St. Edward's University founded.
- 1885 - St. Edward's College established.
- 1887 - Negro Deaf, Dumb, and Blind Institute opens.
- 1888 - Texas State Capitol rebuilt.
- 1894 - Heart's Ease Circle of King's Daughters (women's group) founded.
- 1895 - Moonlight towers installed.
The Main Building of the University of Texas at Austin
The Armadillo World Headquarters
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- ^ Philip A. Metzger (1986). "A Circulating Library in the Southwest: J. S. Penn in Austin, Texas". Journal of Library History. 21. JSTOR 25541689.
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- ^ "Austin, Texas". Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities. Jackson, Mississippi: Goldring / Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ Austin History Center. "Austin Chronology". O. Henry in Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ Patterson's American Educational Directory. 29. Chicago. 1932.
- ^ a b Jack Alicoate, ed. (1939), "Standard Broadcasting Stations of the United States: Texas", Radio Annual, New York: Radio Daily, OCLC 2459636
- ^ University of Texas Libraries. "Austin (Tex)". Texas Archival Resources Online. University of Texas at Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ "Chronology of Catholic Dioceses: USA". Norway: Oslo katolske bispedømme (Oslo Catholic Diocese). Retrieved May 30, 2015.
- ^ a b c d e Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, US Census Bureau, 1998
- ^ Charles A. Alicoate, ed. (1960), "Television Stations: Texas", Radio Annual and Television Year Book, New York: Radio Daily Corp., OCLC 10512206
- ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Austin, TX". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ a b c Mike Tigas and Sisi Wei (ed.). "Austin, Texas". Nonprofit Explorer. New York: ProPublica. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ Andrew Smith, ed. (2013). Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America (2nd ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-973496-2.
- ^ "Texas". Official Congressional Directory. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1968.
- ^ Gregg Lee Carter, ed. (2012). "Chronology". Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-0-313-38671-8.
- ^ Austin History Center. "Five Decades of Social Change: A Timeline". Desegregation in Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Sister and Friendship Cities Program". City of Austin. Retrieved December 30, 2015.
- ^ "Facts & Figures". Austin: Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
- ^ a b "History". Austin, TX: Sustainable Food Center. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ a b c d e Pluralism Project. "Austin, Texas". Directory of Religious Centers. Harvard University. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ "Texas Food Banks". Food Bank Locator. Chicago: Feeding America. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ Austin Public Library. "Timeline of AHC History". City of Austin. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ American Association for State and Local History (2002). "Texas: Austin". Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada (15th ed.). p. 770+. ISBN 0759100020.
- ^ Civic Impulse, LLC. "Members of Congress". GovTrack. Washington, D.C. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ "Texas". Official Congressional Directory. Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 1997.
- ^ Patricia A. Langelier (1996). "Local Government Home Pages". Popular Government. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 6 (3): 38+. ISSN 0032-4515.
Special Series: Local Government on the Internet
- ^ a b "Austin (city), Texas". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on March 29, 2009.
- ^ a b "Texas". CJR's Guide to Online News Startups. New York: Columbia Journalism Review. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ a b "Austin (city), Texas". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 28, 2014.
- ^ "Megaregions: Texas Triangle". America 2050. USA: Regional Plan Association. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
- ^ "The 15 Cities with the Largest Numeric Increase from July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013" (PDF). US Census Bureau. 2014.
Vintage 2013 Population Estimates
- ^ "Shooter targets federal courthouse, APD"
Published in 19th c.
Published in 20th c.
- Directory of the City of Austin. Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co. 1912 – via University of North Texas Libraries.
- Pearl Cashell Jackson (1915), Austin yesterday and today, Austin, Texas: E.L. Steck, OCLC 18393216
- Federal Writers' Project (1940), "Austin", Texas: A Guide to the Lone Star State, American Guide Series, New York: Hastings House
- A.T. Jackson (1954). "Austin's Streetcar Era". Southwestern Historical Quarterly. 58. JSTOR 30237667.
- Larry Jay Gage (1960). "The City of Austin on the Eve of the Civil War". Southwestern Historical Quarterly. 63. JSTOR 30240883.
- Stuart MacCorkle, Austin's Three Forms of Government (San Antonio: Naylor, 1973).
- Burnes St. Patrick Hollyman (1977). "First Picture Shows: Austin, Texas (1894 - 1913)". Journal of the University Film Association. 29. JSTOR 20687375.
- Austin Human Relations Commission, Housing Patterns Study: Segregation and Discrimination in Austin, Texas (Austin, 1979).
- Ory Mazar Nergal, ed. (1980), "Austin, TX", Encyclopedia of American Cities, New York: E.P. Dutton, p. 36+, OL 4120668M
- Paul D. Lack, "Slavery and Vigilantism in Austin, Texas, 1840–1860," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 85 (July 1981).
- David C. Humphrey, Austin: An Illustrated History (Northridge, California: Windsor, 1985).
- Anthony M. Orum, Power, Money and the People: The Making of Modern Austin (Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1987).
- David C. Humphrey, "A 'Muddy and Conflicting' View: The Civil War as Seen from Austin, Texas," Southwestern Historical Quarterly 94 (January 1991).
Published in 21st c.
Coordinates: 30°15′N 97°45′W / 30.25°N 97.75°W