Eight Interesting Facts About Austin

Dec 08, 2013

One lucky part about being a dentist is having the blessing of setting up shop in our wonderful city of Austin. There really is nothing like it, our city thrives on being unique. Here are some interesting facts about ATX:

Quick Facts

  • Austin is the largest city in the United States without a major professional sports team, that’s because the city bleeds burnt orange!

  • Austin is home to North America’s largest urban bat population, if you don’t believe me, go check out Congress bridge!

  • Driving through Austin you could be on flat land one minute and in the hills the next, that’s  because the city is located on a fault that leads into the beautiful Texas hill country.

  • The highest point of elevation in Austin is on Mount Bonnell. It stands 785 feet above sea level.

  • It hosts two of the largest festivals in the country, Austin City Limits and South By Southwest.

  • The state capitol is seven feet taller than the national capitol building in DC.

  • Austin residents use more internet than any other city in the state, that’s more than the third, fifth, and seventh biggest cities in the country.

  • Darrell K. Royal Memorial Stadium, where the Texas Longhorns play football, is one of the largest stadiums in the world, with a maximum capacity over 100,000 people.

Great food, nightlife, and music are all things that Austin offers. Also, it has some great dentistry! If you need to schedule a dentist appointment in the Austin area, contact Dr. Shahram Arzegar at Lifetime Smiles today.

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