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!

College Station has been my home for nearly 40 years. It is a great place to raise a family and enjoy the facilities and opportunities this community provides.
Reviewed by jondentonmu
on May 31, 2012
Everyone is friendly and greets you with a smile and "HOWDY".
Reviewed by alixlynn
on May 31, 2012
Absolutely the friendliest town!
Reviewed by Glazarine
on May 31, 2012
Came here in 1989 for college and never left. Best place to raise a family, be part of a community who share common beliefs, work hard but be able to leave at 5:00 and be home by 5:15 for family time, and everywhere you go will be treated with a friendly smile and a howdy to boot. And our college students are some of the most respectful group of young adults you'll ever meet. They are involved in the community and just make our city feel young and energized. After 23 years, there is no where else I'd rather live.
Reviewed by 1636376tcmb
on May 31, 2012
College Station is the friendliest small town!
Reviewed by emilycnolen
on May 31, 2012
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