|Cedar Park, Texas|
Location of Cedar Park, Texas
|- Total||17. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The political units and divisions of the United States include The 50 states (four of these being officially styled as Commonwealths) which are typically Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. List of Texas county name etymologies|List of Texas county seat name etymologies The state of Texas is divided into 254 counties, more than any other U Williamson County (known colloquially as "Willco" is a County located in the U Travis County is located in the US state of Texas. It is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 1 sq mi (44. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 3 km²)|
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|- Water||0. 1 sq mi (0. 4 km²)|
|Elevation||906 ft (276 m)|
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|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|- Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|ZIP codes||78613, 78630|
|GNIS feature ID||1354140|
Cedar Park is a city in Travis and Williamson Counties in the U.S. state of Texas. The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving Areas using UTC−6 Single zone countries Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala Daylight saving time ( DST UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during The ZIP code is the system of Postal codes used by the United States Postal Service (USPS A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks The map to the right is now clickable click on an area code to go to the page for that code Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Travis County is located in the US state of Texas. It is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. Williamson County (known colloquially as "Willco" is a County located in the U A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Texas ( is a state geographically located in the South Central United States and is also known as the Lone Star State. From a population of 5,161 in 1990, Cedar Park grew to a population of 26,049 at the 2000 census. As of 2008, the population is estimated to be around 52,721, making it the seventh-fastest growing city in the United States. The city is a major suburb of Austin. The center of Austin is approximately 16 miles to the southeast, although Austin directly borders Cedar Park at the latter's southern extent.
Before the arrival of European settlers in the 1800s, the Cedar Park area was inhabited by various Native American tribes: the Tonkawa, Lipan-Apache, and Commanche. The Tonkawa are a people native to central Texas, speaking the Tonkawa language. Lipan Apache are Southern Athabascan ( Apachean people who are aboriginal to present-day Texas, New Mexico Colorado and the northern Mexican states The Comanche are a Native American ethnic group whose range (the Comancheria) consisted of present-day eastern New Mexico, southern Colorado A major paleo-American archaeological site (Wilson-Leonard site) was discovered in Cedar Park in the early 1980s that proved the continual habitation of the area for over 10,000 years.
The community of Cedar Park started as a Railroad stop on the Austin & Northwest Railroad - which connected the state capitol with the cities of Burnet and Lampasas to the north. The community was initially named Bruggerhoff, after a railroad official. However, the name was generally disliked by locals (being both hard to spell and pronounce), and in the 1890's Emmitt Cluck changed the name to Cedar Park.
In 1892, a half-acre "strolling" park was built near the train depot. In the late 1800s Austinites would make day trips to the train depot/park in Cedar Park.
Cedar Park is located at . It lies mostly in Williamson County, although a small amount extends into Travis County.(30. 506620, -97. 830317)
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 1 square miles (44. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 3 km²), of which, 17. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 0 square miles (44. 0 km²) of it is land and 0. 2 square miles (0. 4 km²) of it (0. 88%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 26,049 people, 8,621 households, and 7,155 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 1,535. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 0 people per square mile (592. 7/km²). There were 8,914 housing units at an average density of 525. 3/sq mi (202. 8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 86. 41% White, 3. 32% African American, 0. 34% Native American, 2. 61% Asian, 0. 06% Pacific Islander, 5. 10% from other races, and 2. 16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13. 50% of the population.
There were 8,621 households out of which 52. 8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70. 3% were married couples living together, 9. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17. 0% were non-families. 12. 5% of all households were made up of individuals and 2. 1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3. 00 and the average family size was 3. 29.
In the city the population was spread out with 33. 5% under the age of 18, 6. 0% from 18 to 24, 40. 3% from 25 to 44, 15. 9% from 45 to 64, and 4. 3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 97. 5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94. 7 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $67,527, and the median income for a family was $70,587. Males had a median income of $49,657 versus $32,039 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,767. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 3. 0% of families and 4. 1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
In June 2006, the city estimated its population to be approximately 42,000.
Cedar Park is generally bisected north and south by U. S. Highway 183. A second north-south route, the 183A toll road, opened to traffic on March 15, 2007. Other recent developments include a major hospital (Cedar Park Regional, which opened in early 2008) and 1890 Ranch, a shopping/dining/entertainment complex which opened in October 2007.
Cedar Park was incorporated in 1973 with a Council-Manager system of local government. As of May 2006, Cedar Park City Council members are as follows:
Mayor: Robert S. Lemon
Place 1: Matt Powell
Place 2: Stephen Berry
Place 3: Scott Mitchell
Place 4: Melissa Beaudoin
Place 5: Stephen Thomas
Place 6: Cobby Caputo (Mayor Pro-Tem)
The seven members serve two year terms. The mayor and council members place two, place four and place six are elected on even years. Council members place one, place three and place five are elected on odd years.
The Texas Stars will begin American Hockey League play in 2009 or 2010 in the under-construction Cedar Park Entertainment Center. The Texas Stars are an announced American Hockey League team They will begin play in Cedar Park Texas in the 2009-10 hockey season American Hockey Association (1926–1942The American Hockey League (AHL is a Professional Ice hockey league in North America that serves as the primary 
Cedar Park is served by the Leander Independent School District. Leander Independent School District is a School district based in Leander, Texas ( USA) and covering Leander Cedar Park, Jonestown The city is home to the Leander High School Lions, Cedar Park High School Timberwolves and the Vista Ridge High School Rangers. Leander High School is a Secondary school in Leander Texas and part of the Leander Independent School District. Cedar Park High School (CPHS was established in 1998 to serve as the second High school in the Leander Independent School District of Williamson County Texas Vista Ridge High School (VRHS is a high school in Cedar Park Texas. The Rouse High School Raiders make their debut in the 2008-2009 school year.