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College Station

Brazos County,

Texas

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Home of Texas A&M University!


The Texas state capital is Austin.


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Zip Codes

77840, 77843, 77845

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Statistics & Facts

The population of College Station is approximately 59,700 (1999), 93857 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 20,400 (1999), 35037 (2010).

The amount of land area in College Station is 76.276 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.113 sq kilometers.
The distance from College Station to Washington DC is 1262 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 88 miles. (as the crow flies)
College Station is positioned 30.60 degrees north of the equator and 96.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.

College Station elevation is 367 feet above sea level.
College Station miscellany.

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Location

College Station location: northwest of Houston, near Bryan.

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Climate & Weather

College Station average temperature is 68 degrees F.
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History & History Related Items

College Station history:

The city of College Station began with the founding of Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. The community was named by the postal department as a railway stop in 1877. The Collge was the first institution of higher learning in the state of Texas. Begun in 1876, Texas A&M, was opened just outside of Bryan, Texas. The city of College Station has built up around the University. Once the college began to admit women in the 1960's and became Texas A&M University, the city grew and prospered.
The founding of College Station: 1871
The incorporation date of College Station: 1938

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Attractions

College Station attractions:

Bush Presidential Library
Questions about research procedures may be referred to the reference desk:
Phone: 409 260 9557 Ext. 264 ( for Archives), 248 ( audio /visual reference )

What to do in College Station

The Texas Forest Service is headquartered in College Station, Texas as part of the Texas A&M University System.

Brazos County Arboretum - Bee Creek Park
1900 Anderson St.
College Station, Texas
Phone: (409) 764-3773
This preserved wetland focuses on the wonders of nature still present in the Brazos Valley.

Benjamin Knox Gallery
404 University Drive E.
College Station, Texas
Phone: (409) 696-5669
Benjamin Knox, known as the University Artist and the artist for unique places, specializes in creatingunique fine art and gifts. TM. Gallery hours are 9 am - 6 pm. Monday through Saturday.

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