Austin, the capital of Texas, is located among the rolling hills and lakes of central Texas. It is not only a renowned educational center, but also an entertainment hub that boasts the best of live music, the arts and the outdoors.
According to the Austin Chamber of Commerce, the greater Austin area ranks high on the livability scale, frequently landing Austin a spot on the national Best Cities list. In 2003, Austin ranked fourth on Travel & Leisure's list of best loved cities, first on Forbes' list of Best Cities for Singles, and third on Hispanic Magazine's list of Best Cities for Hispanics. Austin also made Money Magazine's Top 10 list of Best Places to Live in 2002. Austin's cosmopolitan atmosphere and lack of big city hassles, along with is great scenery, recreational opportunities, and reasonable cost of living make it a top contender among other favorite American cities.
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