San Marcos, Texas

Home of The Bobcats

Perfectly located between Austin and San Antonio metropolitan areas, San Marcos was built along the winding San Marcos River and is home to one of the most beautiful universities in the state, Texas State University. 

 Listed in Business Insider’s “10 Most Exciting Small Cities in America” San Marcos provides all the adventure of a big city, with the peaceful, easy life of a small town. Separating the rolling Hill Country from the vast Coastal Plains, the varied landscapes of this beautiful city will capture you the moment you arrive.

The City of San Marcos boasts about 60,000 residents (many of them college students) and sits on the I-35 corridor within an easy commute to either San Antonio or Austin.  The city is approximately 30 square miles, blending into Guadalupe and Caldwell counties.

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Things to do in San Marcos

Residents thrive in the mixture of city and country, and can often be found outdoors enjoying the diverse wildlife and natural beauty.

The San Marcos River feeds the city with fun! Tubing, canoeing, and swimming are just the surface of daily life here. Enjoy Glass Bottom Boats and the Annual Texas Water Safari. Explore caverns at Wonder World or play in one of the many water-side parks and trails. There’s the Summer Outdoor Concert series, Saturday Farmers Market, Second Saturday Art’s Market, even Unicycle Football! For the holidays, brighten your family’s spirits with the annual Sights and Sounds of Christmas Festival. 

For sports lovers, the Texas State University Bobcat’s Football, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, and Baseball teams offer lots of excitement.  

Raising Children in San Marcos

Listed in Business Weekly’s “Best Places to Raise Kids.” San Marcos is a fun environment for children, seeding curiosity into their lives with safety and quality education.

San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District provides PreK-12 public education on 11 newly built campuses. San Marcos High School is highly rated in academics, providing an extensive list of career and technical education courses, as well as academic electives. It has a winning football team, swimming team, dance, theatre, and 4 options of second language courses.

San Marcos CISD is large and covers roughly 210 square miles, including the communities of Martindale, Reedville and Maxwell.

San Marcos Baptist Academy is a Christian private school, offering day classes for K-12, including full athletics, fine arts and college preparation classes. The Academy provides boarding facilities to students 6-12 and a large range of duel-credit courses and leadership training opportunities.

Let Us Help You Find Your Perfect Home in San Marcos

Our agents are ready to help you.  We know what is available and what may be coming on the market soon.  We will find you the perfect new home, vacation home or land for future building.

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