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  2. San Marcos, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    In 1899, Southwest Texas State Normal School (now known as Texas State University) was established as a teacher's college to meet demand for public school teachers in Texas. In 1907, the San Marcos Baptist Academy was established, furthering education as an important industry for the town. The demands of World War II forced the town's industry ...

  3. Texas State University System - Wikipedia

    In 2003, the Legislature changed the name of Southwest Texas State to Texas State University-San Marcos. The name was shortened to Texas State University in 2013. Angelo State University left the system to affiliate with the Texas Tech University System in 2007 in the most recent change in system membership.

  4. San Angelo, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    San Angelo (/ s æ n ˈ æ n dʒ ə l oʊ / SAN AN-jə-loh) is a city in and the county seat of Tom Green County, Texas, United States. Its location is in the Concho Valley, a region of West Texas between the Permian Basin to the northwest, Chihuahuan Desert to the southwest, Osage Plains to the northeast, and Central Texas to the southeast.

  5. Kerrville, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    Texas State Highway 173 leads south 25 miles (40 km) to Bandera, while State Highway 27 leads west 6 miles (10 km) to Ingram and east 18 miles (29 km) to Comfort. According to the United States Census Bureau , Kerrville has a total area of 20.7 square miles (53.7 km 2 ). 20.3 square miles (52.6 km 2 ) of it are land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 ...

  6. Texas State Bobcats - Wikipedia

    The Texas State Bobcats are the sports teams that represent Texas State University. Currently, they compete in the Sun Belt Conference in NCAA Division I ( Football Bowl Subdivision for football). The Bobcat has been the mascot of Texas State University since 1921, when the university adopted the name from the recommendation of a committee ...

  7. Austin, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    Austin is the capital city of the U.S. state of Texas, as well as the seat and largest city of Travis County, with portions extending into Hays and Williamson counties. . Incorporated on December 27, 1839, it is the 11th-most populous city in the United States, the fourth-most-populous city in Texas, the second-most-populous state capital city, and the most populous state capital that is not ...

  8. Seguin, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    Seguin (/ s ɪ ˈ ɡ iː n / sih-GEEN) is a city in and the county seat of Guadalupe County, Texas, United States; as of the 2020 census, its population was 29,433. Its economy is primarily supported by a regional hospital, as well as the Schertz-Seguin Local Government Corporation water-utility, that supplies the surrounding Greater San Antonio areas from nearby aquifers as far as Gonzales ...

  9. Brownwood, Texas - Wikipedia,_Texas

    Brownwood is a city in and the county seat of Brown County, Texas, United States. The population was 18,862 at the 2020 census. Brownwood is located in the Northern Texas Hill Country and is home to Howard Payne University that was founded in 1889.