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San Antonio
Bexar County, Texas

ZipCodes
78202, 78203, 78204, 78205, 78207, 78208, 78210, 78211, 78214, 78215, 78216, 78217, 78218, 78220, 78221, 78222, 78223, 78224, 78225, 78226, 78227, 78228, 78229, 78230, 78237, 78240, 78242, 78244, 78245, 78248, 78249, 78250, 78251, 78252, 78253, 78254, 78255, 78256, 78257, 78258, 78259, 78260, 78261, 78263, 78264

Motto
"Something to Remember"



Page Contents for San Antonio, Texas

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Community news

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of San Antonio is approximately 1,171,700 1999, 1327407 2010.
The approximate number of families is 365,414 1990, 479642 2010.
The amount of land area in San Antonio is 862.558 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in San Antonio is 368.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 11.614 sq kilometers.
The distance from San Antonio to Washington DC is 1439 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 74 miles. (as the crow flies)
San Antonio is positioned 29.45 degrees north of the equator and 98.50 degrees west of the prime meridian.
San Antonio average annual rainfall is 27.45 inches per year
San Antonio average temperature is 69.9 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 43-64 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 63-95 degrees F.

Location

in south-central Texas, southeast of Austin, approximately 140 miles northwest of the Gulf of Mexico and 150 miles northeast of the city of Laredo on the Mexican border

Here is a map page for San Antonio.
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Climate


modified subtropical climate. It is located on the edge of the Gulf Coastal Plains. Because of this, the weather is good.
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Weather


moderate. The summer is hot, but rarely over 100. There is a 70% chance of sunshine during the summer months. Below freezing temperatures during the winter occur on about 20 days each year. Snowfall is very rare, falling only once every three or four years. The record for snowfall was 13.2 inches on January 12, 1985

The humidity varies from an average of 80 percent in the early morning to an afternoon level of 50 percent.
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History & History Related Items

The early Payaya Indians of the area called this area Yanaguana which means The Clear Water. Spanish explorers in 1691 discovered the Payaya Indian camp on a gentle river and named the site San Antonio. San Antonio was christened by Franciscan Father Damien Massanet on June 13, 1691; for the Indian village site and the river. He christened the name for the Feast Day of Saint Anthony of Padova, Italy who is still entombed in a magnificent Basilica built for him in Padova.In 1718, Mission San Antonio de Valero was established. In 1836, that Mission, known better as "the Alamo", was the scene of a battle that inspired Texans to freedom. Now, San Antonio is the ninth-largest American city, urbane and cosmopolitan.

The River Walk History
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The founding of San Antonio

June 13, 1691 by Franciscan Father, Damien Massanet.


Attractions

See San Antonio Attractions
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San Antonio City Government

City of San Antonio
Box 839966
San Antonio, TX 78283-3966
Phone: 210 207-CITY 207-2489

The city is governed with a council/manager form of government. The council is comprised of 11 people - 10 council members and a Mayor, who are all elected. The council hires the city manager to serve as the chief administrator.



San Antonio City Clerk
100 Military Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 210 207-7253


San Antonio City Manager
100 Military Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 210 207-7080
Fax: 210 207-4217


San Antonio Mayor's Office
100 Military Plaza
San Antonio, TX 78205
210 207-7060


Balcones Heights Police Department
123 Altgelt Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78201
Phone: 210 735-6244
Fax: 210 735-4954



COUNTY GOVERNMENT


San Antonio is the seat of Bexar County pronounced "bear".

Bexar County Website.

San Antonio Chamber

Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Headquarters
602 East Commerce Street
P O Box 1628
San Antonio TX 78296
Phone: 210 229-2100
Fax: 210 229-1600
Northside office
One Castle Hills Bldg, Ste 109
P O Box 1628
San Antonio TX 78296
Phone: 210 308-2011
Fax: 210 349-4957


North San Antonio Chamber
45 NE Loop 410 # 100
San Antonio, TX 78216-5830
Phone: 210-344-4848
Fax: 210-525-8207
Email: business@northsachamber.com


Randolph Metrocom Chamber of Commerce
1001 Pat Booker Road, Suite 206
Universal City, Texas 78148
Phone: 210-658-8322


Southside Chamber Of Commerce
4100 S New Braunfels Ave # 908
San Antonio, TX 78223-1715
Phone: 210-533-5867


Westside Chamber Of Commerce
301 S Frio St # 157
San Antonio, TX 78207-4422
Phone: 210-270-4540

San Antonio Community News

2003, October
www.ToyotaTownUSA is a website created earlier in 2003 to help South Texans specifically the San Antonio area stay informed about new developments regarding the Toyota Truck Assembly Plant which will be operational in 2006. News articles and website links are divided into categories such as: Jobs, Real Estate, Plant Construction, Road Improvements and Economic Impact and are updated daily.

San Antonio Organizations

Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Headquarters
602 East Commerce Street
P O Box 1628
San Antonio TX 78296
Phone: 210 229-2100
Fax: 210 229-1600
Northside office
One Castle Hills Bldg, Ste 109
P O Box 1628
San Antonio TX 78296
Phone: 210 308-2011
Fax: 210 349-4957


North San Antonio Chamber
45 NE Loop 410 # 100
San Antonio, TX 78216-5830
Phone: 210-344-4848
Fax: 210-525-8207
Email: business@northsachamber.com


Randolph Metrocom Chamber of Commerce
1001 Pat Booker Road, Suite 206
Universal City, Texas 78148
Phone: 210-658-8322


Southside Chamber Of Commerce
4100 S New Braunfels Ave # 908
San Antonio, TX 78223-1715
Phone: 210-533-5867


Westside Chamber Of Commerce
301 S Frio St # 157
San Antonio, TX 78207-4422
Phone: 210-270-4540

San Antonio Libraries

San Antonio Public Library
600 Soledad
San Antonio, TX 78205

San Antonio Schools

School Safety Report Card San Antonio

Miscellany

Time & Temperature call: 210 226-3232.
For weather, call 210 828-3384


300 average days of sunshine each year!


The Metropolitan Statistical Area MSA for San Antonio consists of Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe and Wilson Counties. The population of the Metropolitan Statistical Area is 1,570,500. 1999


As of 11-2000, San Antonio is the 8th largest city in the USA.

The population of San Antonio was:
1982 - 966,437
1990 - 935,933
1999 - 1,171,700


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