Chestnut is a neighborhood in Austin, Texas with a population of 2,437. Chestnut is in Travis County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in Chestnut offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Chestnut there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Chestnut and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Chestnut are highly rated.
Most of the homes are older and modest in size, some new, larger houses are being built. The neighborhood is close enough to downtown and the University of Texas that residents can bike to either location.