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Austin is small city in Lonoke County and a part of the Little Rock-North Little Rock metropolitan area. According to the 2000 census, 605 people lived in the city, including 218 households were in the city with 173 families. Children under the age of 18 were found in 38.1% of the households. The city's population is spread out with a roughly a quarter for each age group.
Within a 50-mile radius of the city, there are 12 institutions of higher education, including the University of Arkansas, which hosted the NCAA Basketball Tournament in 2008. Other colleges include Arkansas Baptist College in Pulaski County, Ouachita Technical College in Hot Spring County, and the University of Central Arkansas in Faulkner County. The city is served by the Cabot School District, which has 14 schools from kindergarten through 12th grade.
Lonoke's county seat is Lonoke, AR and is home to 52,828 residents. Lonoke is a dry county with an alcohol prohibition policy. The tallest remaining prehistoric Native American mounds are preserved at the Toltec Mounds Archeological State Park in the county and is a National Historic Landmark. The county is also home to the Camp Nelson Confederate Cemetery, a historic cemetery and site of the camp where 1,500 Confederate soldiers died due to an epidemic of measles and typhoid fever. Joe Hogan Fish Hatchery is also located in Lonoke County and is among the world's largest working fish hatcheries.