About San Antonio

Take a journey through the amazing culture, natural beauty and wide range of activities you’ll find in San Antonio.

San Antonio’s old world Spanish flair and blend of cultures make it one of America’s most picturesque cities. To help you plan your trip to this colorful city, read about its history and some top attractionsweather and transportation.

San Antonio Fast Facts

County: Bexar
Sales Tax: 8.25 percent, suburbs vary
Time Zone: Central, observes Daylight Savings Time
Newspaper: Express-News
Population: 1,532,233 (2018)

Major Colleges and Universities

  • Northwest Vista College
  • San Antonio College
  • St. Philip’s College
  • Our Lady of the Lake University
  • St. Mary’s University
  • Texas A&M University – San Antonio
  • The University of Texas at San Antonio
  • Trinity University
  • University of Houston – San Antonio
  • University of the Incarnate Word