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College Station
Brazos County, Texas

77840, 77843, 77845

Home of Texas A&M University!

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History & History-related items

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Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of College Station is approximately 59,700 (1999), 93857 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 20,400 (1999), 35037 (2010).
The amount of land area in College Station is 76.276 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.113 sq kilometers.
The distance from College Station to Washington DC is 1262 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 88 miles. (as the crow flies)
College Station is positioned 30.60 degrees north of the equator and 96.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.
College Station elevation is 367 feet above sea level.
College Station average temperature is 68 degrees F.


northwest of Houston, near Bryan.
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History & History Related Items

The city of College Station began with the founding of Texas Agricultural and Mechanical College. The community was named by the postal department as a railway stop in 1877. The Collge was the first institution of higher learning in the state of Texas. Begun in 1876, Texas A&M, was opened just outside of Bryan, Texas. The city of College Station has built up around the University. Once the college began to admit women in the 1960's and became Texas A&M University, the city grew and prospered.
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The founding of College Station


The incorporation of College Station



Bush Presidential Library
Questions about research procedures may be referred to the reference desk:
Phone: 409 260 9557 Ext. 264 ( for Archives), 248 ( audio /visual reference )

What to do in College Station

The Texas Forest Service is headquartered in College Station, Texas as part of the Texas A&M University System.

Brazos County Arboretum - Bee Creek Park
1900 Anderson St.
College Station, Texas
Phone: (409) 764-3773
This preserved wetland focuses on the wonders of nature still present in the Brazos Valley.

Benjamin Knox Gallery
404 University Drive E.
College Station, Texas
Phone: (409) 696-5669
Benjamin Knox, known as the University Artist and the artist for unique places, specializes in creatingunique fine art and gifts. TM. Gallery hours are 9 am - 6 pm. Monday through Saturday.
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College Station City Government

City of College Station
1101 Texas Ave. South
P.O. Box 9960
College Station, Texas 77840
Phone: 979-764-3500

To contact the city administration, go to this page: College Station Contact Information
For more information regarding the City of College Station please contact the city at (409) 764-3445 or via email at CS-INFO@CSTX.GOV.

College Station Chamber

Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce
4001 E 29th St # 175
Bryan, TX 77805
Phone: 979-260-5200
Fax: 979-260-5208

College Station Community Events

Community Events page for the area

College Station Organizations

Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce
4001 E 29th St # 175
Bryan, TX 77805
Phone: 979-260-5200
Fax: 979-260-5208

College Station Libraries

College Station Public Library
1818 Harvey Mitchell Parkway
College Station, TX 77845
Phone: 409/764-3416

College Station Schools

Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas College Station


The population of College Station was:
1990 - 52,456
1999 - 59,700

The average person's age in College Station is 22.9 years!

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