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Round Rock
Travis County and Williamson County, Texas

ZipCodes
78626, 78628, 78634, 78664, 78681, 78728




Page Contents for Round Rock, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Round Rock is approximately 36,924 1997, 99887 2010.
The approximate number of families is 11,699 1990, 35050 2010.
The amount of land area in Round Rock is 49.5 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.273 sq kilometers.
The distance from Round Rock to Washington DC is 1336 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 15 miles. (as the crow flies)
Round Rock is positioned 30.51 degrees north of the equator and 97.67 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

just north of Austin on Interstate 35. Here is a map page for Round Rock
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History & History Related Items

Round Rock was established in 1850. The name came from a large round rock in the bed of Brushy Creek nearby. The story of the "Round Rock" is important to the city. It is an anvil shaped limstone marker in Brushy Creek. It marked the low water crossing for those crossing the creek along the Chisholm Trail. Part of the area history revolves around an outlaw named Sam Bass. Bass and his gang terrorized banks, trains and stagecoaches in the area. Ultimately Bass was killed when an ambush was set up by the Texas Rangers on July 18, 1878. He died two days later and was buried in the Round Rock Cemetery.

A History page for Round Rock
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The founding of Round Rock

1850


Attractions

Sister City - Lake Macquarie City, in Australia.
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Round Rock City Government

City of Round Rock
221 East Main
Round Rock, TX 78664
Phone: 512-218-5400

Round Rock has an elected Mayor and councilpersons.

Round Rock Chamber

Chamber Of Commerce
212 E Main Ave
Round Rock, TX 78664-5245
Phone: 512-255-5805

Round Rock Organizations

Chamber Of Commerce
212 E Main Ave
Round Rock, TX 78664-5245
Phone: 512-255-5805

Round Rock Libraries

Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main
Round Rock, Texas 78664
Phone: 512-218-7000

Round Rock Schools

Round Rock Independent School District
1311 Round Rock Ave.
Round Rock, Texas 78681
Phone: 512 464-5000
Fax 512 464-5050

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