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Austin, Chicago

community area of Chicago

Austin which is located on the West Side of Chicago, Illinois, is one of seventy-seven officially designated community areas in Chicago.

It is currently the largest community area both geographically and by population. In addition to Elmwood Park, Austin also borders the suburbs of Cicero and Oak Park.[1]


  1. Zangs, Mary (July 1, 2014). The Chicago 77: A Community Area Handbook. Stroud, Gloucestershire, England: The History Press. ISBN 978-1626196124.