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210 (majority), 830 (portions), 726. FIPS code. 48-65000. Website. www.SanAntonio.gov. San Antonio ( / ˌsæn ænˈtoʊnioʊ / SAN an-TOH-nee-oh; Spanish for "Saint Anthony"), officially the City of San Antonio, is a city in and the county seat of Bexar County, Texas, United States. The city is the seventh-most populous in the United States ...
San Antonio, city, seat (1837) of Bexar county, south-central Texas, U.S. It is situated at the headwaters of the San Antonio River on the Balcones Escarpment, about 80 miles (130 km) southwest of Austin. It is the second most-populous city in Texas. The Alamo, the city’s historic fort, is a popular tourist draw.
In 1850, San Antonio became the largest city in Texaswith 8,235 people, taking the lead from Galveston. Bolstered by the construction of its first railroad in 1877, and a horrible hurricane that had struck Galveston, San Antonio reemerged as the state's largest city in 1900.
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Greater San Antonio, officially designated San Antonio–New Braunfels, is an eight-county metropolitan area in the U.S. state of Texas defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). The metropolitan area straddles South Texas and Central Texas and is on the southwestern corner of the Texas Triangle.
Located in the heart of San Antonio, the Alamo tells the story of Texas Independence as part of its rich and diverse 300-year history to over 1.6 million visitors every year and is the #1 most visited destination in the State of Texas. ... San Antonio, TX 78205. Open Hours. Open today 9 a.m to 5:30 p.m. The Alamo. Where Texas history is brought ...