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Round Rock

Round Rock is a city in Williamson County, Texas (with a minor fraction in Travis County), and it is a component of the Greater Austin metropolitan region (see below). According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of 99,887 people. The Balcones Escarpment divides the Blackland Prairie, with its black, rich soils, from the hilly, karst-like terrain west of the Escarpment, which is generally mountainous and higher in elevation and is a part of the Texas Hill Country. Read Next

When it came to small cities, Money magazine named Round Rock, Texas, as the seventh-best place to live in the US in August 2008. Round Rock was the only Texas city to make it into the top ten most popular cities in the United States, and it was the only city in Texas to do so. According to a CNN report published on July 1, 2009, Round Rock, Texas, is the second-fastest-growing city in the United States, behind only Los Angeles. According to the Texas Education Agency’s evaluations for 2008, the Round Rock Independent School District is one of the finest in the state. Over half (42 out of a total of 58) of the schools in the district received outstanding or exceptional ratings.

With 16,000 workers in Round Rock, Dell Technologies is the most well-known firm headquartered in the area. Round Rock has turned from a quiet suburb to a self-contained “super suburb” as a result of the presence of Dell and other big firms, an economic development programme, large merchants like IKEA, and the mixed-use La Frontera district.

People have lived in Round Rock and Williamson County at least since 9,200 BC, according to archaeological evidence. People living in the area during the Late Pleistocene (Ice Age) were related to the Clovis civilization about 9,200 BC, according to evidence discovered at the much-studied “Gault Site,” which is located halfway between Georgetown and Fort Hood, Texas. The skeleton of the “Neanderthal Lady,” which was unearthed in Leander, Texas, is one of the most significant archaeological finds in recent history. Workers for the Texas Department of Transportation found the site, which is located 4 miles west of Round Rock while drilling core samples for a new road. Carbon samples from the site have been dated to the Pleistocene epoch, which occurred around 10,500 years ago.

The Brushy Creek near Round Rock and the San Gabriel River in Georgetown, which is both about 10 miles (16 kilometres) north, are examples of “open occupancy” campsites from the prehistoric and Archaic periods. Archaeological excavation sites in the United States have discovered charred rock middens that contain much more artefacts and flint tools than any other site in the country, indicating that the region was populated during the Archaic period. A flint-working hunting civilization, the Tonkawa were the area’s first known “historical” Native Americans. They tracked buffalo on foot and set grassland on fire to help in their hunts.