Neighborhood

San Marcos: A Marvelous City

Enjoy a city of many wonders when you reside in San Marcos, Texas, a city of over 63,000 residents. San Marcos is home to Texas State University and the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment. The city is known for its recreation, gorgeous landscaping and the San Marcos and Blanco Rivers, which both flow throughout the city. Nature enthusiasts will take interest in San Marcos Springs, which is home to endangered species like the Texas blind salamander, fountain darter, San Marcos gambusia, and Texas wild rice. San Marcos holds quite a few annual cultural events, too. For over 20 years, the San Marcos Performing Arts Commission and the San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department have hosted the Summer in the Park concert series from June to August. Additionally, when Christmas rolls around, residents enjoy making a stop at Santa’s Ranch, where attendees can take part in a drive-through holiday light display. Love the big city? San Marcos is located within the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area and grants residents an easy commute to ATX. Whether you’re searching for comfort or a more thrilling lifestyle, San Marcos lives up to its nickname — San Marvelous!