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Austin Area: Select Cities of the Austin–Round Rock MSA: Round Rock

Brief information on Austin Community College District service area cities of Cedar Park, Elgin, Hutto, Kyle, Leander, Pflugerville, and Round Rock.

Round Rock, established May 27, 1851, as "Brushy"

Symbol of Round Rock city government

Education

January 1, 2008, Round Rock Independent School District voters approved annexation by the Austin Community College District, allowing students in that area to pay in-district tuition for classes at ACC.  ACC Timeline.

Health Care

"Round Rock has a wide array of hospitals and extensive health care services. Many of these facilities serve not only Round Rock, but the greater Williamson county area and North Austin." --Round Rock Chamber of Commerce

Media

Events

"Named for a distinctive rock formation that marks a natural, picturesque ford, Round Rock is a reflection of the past. Nomadic people lived here for countless ages, leaving clues of their existence for future generations. Explorers and frontier travelers visited the area bounded by rolling hills to the west and fertile fields to the east. The location became a permanent name on the map when settlers made the site their home in 1851." (Book blurb: Round Rock by Bob Brinkman)

Arts, History, Culture, Technology

Recreation

Photo of Water park in Round Rock TX  

Thomas, Scott. Community Impact News. July 6, 2016.


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