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Is it an old-fashioned phrase or is it used in our times?
If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up.)
I might say "round these parts" to mean "in this area." It's not terribly common. It's a bit folksy.
Do you get much rain around here?
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.