Where do you live? Where are you coming from? How far away do you live/live from ___?
There are many ways to answer the questions. The best answer changes depending on the situation, person you are talking to, how well the person knows the area. If you are talking to people in another country it may be enough to answer, “in America”.
Where is Austin?
What country is Austin in?
Austin is in America/the United States.
What part of the U.S. is Austin in?
Austin is in the Southwest.
What state is Austin in?
Austin is in Texas.
What part of Texas is Austin in?
Austin is in central Texas.
Where is Austin from Dallas?
Austin is about 5 hours south of Dallas.
How far is Austin from Houston?
Austin is about 3 hours from Houston.
Where is Austin compared to Honduras?
Austin is north of Honduras.
Where is Austin compared to Mexico?
Austin is northwest of Mexico.
How far is Austin from Iraq?
Austin is ? hours by plane from Iraq.