enjoy four seasons, with summer daytime temperatures ranging
from the 70's to the 90's, and cool nights that can drop to
the 50's. Winter days are usually sunny so snow often melts
off the streets in a few days. Snowfall averages 60 - 80"
is home to approximately 300 people, two gas stations, three
motels, two restaurants, several bars and three active churches.
The school has an excellent teacher/student ratio (1:9) and
students consistantly score well above average in testing.
Shopping is fun with local turquoise and jewelry shops, antiques,
gifts and souveniers shops, and a delightful museum maintained
by the Austin Historical Society.
us. You will enjoy the change of pace amid great western history.
Stroll around with a self-guided tour brouchure (available
at the Courthouse and most merchants) and view our 19th century
buldings and sites listed on the National Register of Historic
Places. Some of the historic buildings are open for viewing,
particularly on holidays and town celebrations. Contact the
Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce on our Links page and they
will send you local information.