Located along the Austin-San Antonio corridor, San Marcos is a popular visitor destination for residents of both cities and folks from all over the Central Texas region. Founded along the San Marcos River, the city is popular for tubing and enjoying the beautiful outdoors. Served by desirable San Marcos ISD, the city is a popular place to raise a family due to the strength of public education.
The 2020 US Census placed the population of San Marcos at 68,040, making it the 60th largest city in Texas.
San Marcos is the county seat of Hay County, although the city stretches across Caldwell and Guadalupe counties as well. San Marcos is home to Texas State University (founded 1899, student population: 38,000).
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