Austin County, Texas

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Austin County
The Austin County Courthouse in Bellville
The Austin County Courthouse in Bellville
Map of Texas highlighting Austin County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 29°53′N 96°17′W / 29.88°N 96.28°W / 29.88; -96.28
Country United States
State Texas
Founded1837
Named forStephen F. Austin
SeatBellville
Largest citySealy
Area
 • Total656 sq mi (1,700 km2)
 • Land647 sq mi (1,680 km2)
 • Water9.9 sq mi (26 km2)  1.5%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total28,417
 • Density44/sq mi (17/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district10th
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.