East Austin is urban and vital as it’s evolved over the past few decades into a hip area to live. Real estate has seen incredible changes in this area of Austin and it’s often a desired area to live due to it’s close in location to downtown Austin. When thinking in real estate search terms, East Austin is defined as East of IH 35, South of Hwy 290 and north of Riverside Drive. Check out homes below available in East Austin. 78702, 78722, and 78723 are often described as East Austin zip codes.