College Station, Texas

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Also known as Aggieland, College Station is the home of Texas A&M University, which provides athletics, art and entertainment popular with the surrounding community while maintaining its own community of close to 50,000 students. The campus hosts the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum as well as football, basketball and baseball games that attract fans from all over the country.

In addition to the presidential library, the area offers the Brazos Valley Museum of Natural History, Brazos Valley African American Museum, the Texas A&M Sports Museum, Museum of the American G.I., and the Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley. Beyond sports and museums, Bryan-College Station also offers wineries, outdoor recreation around Bryan Lake, historic downtown Bryan, and diverse food and nightlife.

College Station has dozens of parks with an abundance of green space and opportunities to hike, bike, fish, picnic, or play. A variety of athletic facilities or fields and swimming pools make for an active and family-friendly community. These public spaces host craft shows, dance and music festivals, fitness workshops, and benefits throughout the year.

Local seasonal events include the Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival in October with food, wine, art and music; Messina Hof’s annual Harvest Festival celebrating wine in July and August; and the Brazos Valley Farmers Market promoting local food and agriculture twice a week year-round. Find out more from locals' reviews here!

Aggies are known for being an extremely welcoming bunch!
Reviewed by lefayad1991
on May 24, 2012
Best place to live!!!
Reviewed by rockaggie
on May 24, 2012
It's "Howdy!" wherever you go in this city! I've lived here since I started at Texas A & M University in 1982 (with a few years away for training). I consider College Station my hometown. It's a great place to raise a family.
Reviewed by tljack
on May 24, 2012
college station is the friendliest place on earth
Reviewed by benlewis52
on May 24, 2012
Everybody in town says Howdy all of the time.
Reviewed by KrisAnnMartin
on May 24, 2012
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93,857

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