About Us – Austin County News Online

Austin County News OnlineAustin County News Online is a FREE web based news source for the Austin County, Texas area.  Our website features local, state and national news as well as sports, lifestyles and other areas of interest to local residents.

Readers are able to watch news videos as well as read written columns. The Austin County area has approximately 28,000+ potential readers who are reached daily via our website.   However, our viewership reaches beyond that to our surrounding counties as well, making our potential reach close to 1 million viewers.

Austin County itself is nestled just outside of the west side of Houston Texas.  This semi-rural setting makes Austin County a relaxing place to live and visit.   Many of our citizen’s work and play in the Houston area, but enjoy the small town atmosphere that is offered in our three major municipalities.

Visitors to the area can enjoy the history of Austin County along with its rolling hills and country charm. Austin County News Online reaches both the citizens and potential visitors to the area making the website an ideal place to advertise.  Advertisements on our website allow potential customers to access listings quickly and in one location.

There are different ways to advertise such as using a company logo or sponsoring our video casts. These video casts are some of the most popular items on the website. They include such things as breaking news, recaps of festivals and events, announcements from Austin County Sheriff’s Department, interviews with city and county officials and Austin County Commissioners Court.

Since we are a FREE news website we are dependent entirely on our wonderful local businesses for support.  If you own a business in the Austin County or one of the surrounding counties we encourage you to visit our advertising section and encourage you to advertise with us so we can grow our news reach and ability.

Contacting Austin County News Online

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