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!

Great place to live and raise a family.
Reviewed by Cthompson
on April 27, 2012
College Station is an ever growing and expanding city. Everything you could ever really want or need is there or not too far away! The central location of it, makes it a great place to live. It has all of this while still maintaining a small town, friendly feel about it!
Reviewed by katyweber
on April 26, 2012
This is my favorite place in the world.
Reviewed by marlajan00
on April 26, 2012
Great place to raise your family!
Reviewed by mhaag
on April 26, 2012
College Station is a town where the door is always held for you and you are always welcomed with a "howdy" and a smile. Southern Hospitality is at it's best here.
Reviewed by ChristiDoan
on April 26, 2012
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Population

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