Austin County, Texas

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Austin County, Texas
Austin county courthouse.jpg
The Austin County Courthouse in Bellville
Location within Texas
Location within Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Founded1837
Named forStephen F. Austin
SeatBellville
Largest citySealy
Area
 • Total656 sq mi (1,699 km2)
 • Land647 sq mi (1,676 km2)
 • Water9.9 sq mi (26 km2), 1.5%
Population
 • (2010)28,417
 • Density44/sq mi (17/km2)
Congressional district10th
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.austincounty.com

Austin County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 28,417 people lived there. The county seat is Bellville.