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Local Colleges and Universities in Texas
There are 325 colleges and universities in the state of Texas. Refer to the following table to find local schools in Texas sorted by university name. If you are interested, you can follow the link below to see its specific information. Please understand that all higher educational programs in Texas are listed here in alphabetical order.

Name of College or University Location
Abilene Christian University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Abilene, TX
Academy of Cosmetology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Austin, TX
Academy of Health Care Professions Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Austin, TX
Academy of Oriental Medicine Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Aims Academy Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Carrollton, TX
Allied Health Careers Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Austin, TX
Alvin Community College Public, 2-year in Alvin, TX
Amarillo College Public, 2-year in Amarillo, TX
Amberton University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Garland, TX
American Broadcasting School Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Arlington, TX
American Commercial College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Abilene, TX
American Commercial College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Lubbock, TX
American Commercial College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in San Angelo, TX
American Commercial College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Wichita Falls, TX
American Commercial College of Texas Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Odessa, TX
American Intercontinental University Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
Anamarc Educational Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in El Paso, TX
Angelina College Public, 2-year in Lufkin, TX
Angelo State University Public, 4-year or above in San Angelo, TX
Argosy University-Dallas Campus Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
Arlington Baptist College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Arlington, TX
Arlington Career Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Grand Prairie, TX
Arlington Medical Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Arlington, TX
Art Institute of Dallas Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
Art Institute of Houston Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
ATI Career Training Center Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
ATI Career Training Center Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in North Richland Hills, TX
ATI Technical Training Center Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Austin Business College Private for-profit, 2-year in Austin, TX
Austin College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Sherman, TX
Austin Community College Public, 2-year in Austin, TX
Austin Graduate School of Theology Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Aviation Institute of Maintenance-Dallas Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Baptist Health System School of Health Professions Private for-profit, 2-year in San Antonio, TX
Baptist Missionary Association Theological Seminary Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Jacksonville, TX
Baptist University of the Americas Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
Baylor College of Medicine Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
Baylor University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Waco, TX
Behold Beauty Academy Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Blinn College Public, 2-year in Brenham, TX
Border Institute of Technology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in El Paso, TX
Bradford School of Business Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Brazosport College Public, 4-year or above in Clute, TX
Brookhaven College Public, 2-year in Farmers Branch, TX
Brown Mackie College-Dallas Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Garland, TX
Brown Mackie College-Fort Worth Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Hurst, TX
Bryman College-National Institute of Technology-Bissonnet Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Capitol City Careers Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Austin, TX
Career Centers of Texas-El Paso Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in San Antonio, TX
Cedar Valley College Public, 2-year in Lancaster, TX
Center for Advanced Legal Studies Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
Central Texas Beauty College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Round Rock, TX
Central Texas Beauty College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Temple, TX
Central Texas College Public, 2-year in Killeen, TX
Cisco Junior College Public, 2-year in Cisco, TX
Clarendon College Public, 2-year in Clarendon, TX
Coastal Bend College Public, 2-year in Beeville, TX
College of Biblical Studies-Houston Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
College of the Mainland Public, 2-year in Texas City, TX
Collin County Community College District Public, 2-year in Plano, TX
Commonwealth Institute of Funeral Service Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Computer Career Center Private for-profit, 2-year in El Paso, TX
Computer Labs Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in El Paso, TX
Concorde Career Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Arlington, TX
Concordia University at Austin Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Cosmetology Career Center LLC Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Carrollton, TX
Court Reporting Institute-Wheeler Institute of Texas Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Covenant School of Nursing and Allied Health Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Lubbock, TX
Culinary Academy of Austin Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Austin, TX
Culinary Institute Alain and Marie Lenotre Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Dallas Baptist University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
Dallas Christian College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Farmers Branch, TX
Dallas Institute of Funeral Service Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Dallas Theological Seminary Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
Del Mar College Public, 2-year in Corpus Christi, TX
DeVry University-Texas Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Irving, TX
East Texas Baptist University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Marshall, TX
Eastfield College Public, 2-year in Mesquite, TX
Education Service Center-Region 2 Public, 4-year or above in Corpus Christi, TX
El Centro College Public, 2-year in Dallas, TX
El Paso Community College Public, 2-year in El Paso, TX
Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Everest College Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Everest College-Fort Worth Private for-profit, 2-year in Fort Worth, TX
Exposito School of Hair Design Ltd Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Amarillo, TX
Faris Computer School Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Nederland, TX
Fort Worth Beauty School Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Fort Worth, TX
Frank Phillips College Public, 2-year in Borger, TX
Franklin Beauty School Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Galen Health Institute-San Antonio Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in San Antonio, TX
Galveston College Public, 2-year in Galveston, TX
Grayson County College Public, 2-year in Denison, TX
Hallmark Institute of Technology Private for-profit, 2-year in San Antonio, TX
Hardin-Simmons University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Abilene, TX
High-Tech Institute-Dallas Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Irving, TX
Hill College Public, 2-year in Hillsboro, TX
Houston Baptist University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
Houston Community College System Public, 2-year in Houston, TX
Houston Graduate School of Theology Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
Houston's Training and Education Center Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Howard College Public, 2-year in Big Spring, TX
Howard Payne University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Brownwood, TX
Huston-Tillotson University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Interactive Learning Systems Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Interactive Learning Systems Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Interactive Learning Systems Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Interactive Learning Systems Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Pasadena, TX
International Beauty College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Irving, TX
International Business College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in El Paso, TX
International Business College Private for-profit, 2-year in El Paso, TX
International Business College Private for-profit, 2-year in Lubbock, TX
International Renowned Beauty Academy Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Fort Worth, TX
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Arlington, TX
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Austin, TX
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Richardson, TX
ITT Technical Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in San Antonio, TX
Iverson Business School and Court Reporting Private for-profit, 2-year in Arlington, TX
Jacksonville College-Main Campus Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Jacksonville, TX
Jarvis Christian College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Hawkins, TX
Jones Beauty College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
K D Studio Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Kilgore College Public, 2-year in Kilgore, TX
Kussad Institute of Court Reporting Private for-profit, 2-year in Austin, TX
Lamar Institute of Technology Public, 2-year in Beaumont, TX
Lamar State College-Orange Public, 2-year in Orange, TX
Lamar State College-Port Arthur Public, 2-year in Port Arthur, TX
Lamar University Public, 4-year or above in Beaumont, TX
Laredo Community College Public, 2-year in Laredo, TX
Lee College Public, 2-year in Baytown, TX
LeTourneau University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Longview, TX
Lincoln Technical Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Grand Prairie, TX
Lon Morris College Private not-for-profit, 2-year in Jacksonville, TX
Lubbock Christian University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Lubbock, TX
Lubbock Hair Academy Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Lubbock, TX
McLennan Community College Public, 2-year in Waco, TX
McMurry University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Abilene, TX
Medvance Institute-Houston Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Mid-Cities Barber College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Grand Prairie, TX
Midland College Public, 4-year or above in Midland, TX
Midwestern State University Public, 4-year or above in Wichita Falls, TX
MJ's Beauty Academy Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Mountain View College Public, 2-year in Dallas, TX
MTI College of Business and Technology Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
MTI College of Business and Technology Private for-profit, 2-year in Nassau Bay, TX
National Beauty College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Garland, TX
National Institute of Technology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Austin, TX
National Institute of Technology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
National Institute of Technology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
National Institute of Technology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
National Institute of Technology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in San Antonio, TX
Navarro College Public, 2-year in Corsicana, TX
North Central Texas College Public, 2-year in Gainesville, TX
North Harris Montgomery Community College District Public, 2-year in The Woodlands, TX
North Lake College Public, 2-year in Irving, TX
North Texas Professional Career Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Northeast Texas Community College Public, 2-year in Mount Pleasant, TX
Northwest Vista College Public, 2-year in San Antonio, TX
Northwood University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Cedar Hill, TX
Oblate School of Theology Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
Ocean Corporation Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Odessa College Public, 2-year in Odessa, TX
Ogle School of Hair Design Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Hurst, TX
Ogle School of Hair Skin and Nails Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Pantego, TX
Olges School of Hair Design Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Olges School of Hair Design Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Fort Worth, TX
Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
Palo Alto College Public, 2-year in San Antonio, TX
Panola College Public, 2-year in Carthage, TX
Paris Junior College Public, 2-year in Paris, TX
Parker College of Chiropractic Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
Paul Quinn College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
PCI Health Training Center Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Pinnacle Career Centers Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Platt College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Polytechnic Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Prairie View A & M University Public, 4-year or above in Prairie View, TX
Ranger College Public, 2-year in Ranger, TX
Redstone Institute-Houston Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Remington College-Fort Worth Campus Private for-profit, 2-year in Fort Worth, TX
Remington College-Houston Campus Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Remington College-North Houston Campus Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Rice University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
Richland College Public, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Royal Beauty Careers Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Royal Beauty Careers Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in South Houston, TX
Saint Edward's University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Sam Houston State University Public, 4-year or above in Huntsville, TX
San Antonio College Public, 2-year in San Antonio, TX
San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants-Main Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in San Antonio, TX
San Antonio College of Medical and Dental Assistants-McAllen Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in McAllen, TX
San Jacinto College-Central Campus Public, 2-year in Pasadena, TX
Sanford-Brown Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Sanford-Brown Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Sanford-Brown Institute-Dallas Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Schreiner University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Kerrville, TX
Seguin Beauty School Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in New Braunfels, TX
Seguin Beauty School Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Seguin, TX
South Plains College Public, 2-year in Levelland, TX
South Texas College Public, 4-year or above in McAllen, TX
South Texas College of Law Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
South Texas Vocational Technical Institute-McAllen Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in McAllen, TX
South Texas Vo-Tech Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Weslaco, TX
Southeastern Career Institute Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Southeastern Career Institute-Midland Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Midland, TX
Southern Careers Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Laredo, TX
Southern Methodist University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
Southwest College Institute for the Deaf Public, 2-year in Big Spring, TX
Southwest Institute of Technology Private for-profit, 2-year in Austin, TX
Southwest Texas Junior College Public, 2-year in Uvalde, TX
Southwestern Adventist University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Keene, TX
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Waxahachie, TX
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Fort Worth, TX
Southwestern Christian College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Terrell, TX
Southwestern Professional Institute Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Southwestern University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Georgetown, TX
St Marys University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
St Philips College Public, 2-year in San Antonio, TX
Stephen F Austin State University Public, 4-year or above in Nacogdoches, TX
Sul Ross State University Public, 4-year or above in Alpine, TX
Sylvia's International School of Beauty Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Tarleton State University Public, 4-year or above in Stephenville, TX
Tarrant County College District Public, 2-year in Fort Worth, TX
Temple College Public, 2-year in Temple, TX
Texarkana College Public, 2-year in Texarkana, TX
Texas A & M International University Public, 4-year or above in Laredo, TX
Texas A & M University Public, 4-year or above in College Station, TX
Texas A & M University at Galveston Public, 4-year or above in Galveston, TX
Texas A & M University System Health Science Center Public, 4-year or above in College Station, TX
Texas A & M University-Commerce Public, 4-year or above in Commerce, TX
Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi Public, 4-year or above in Corpus Christi, TX
Texas A & M University-Kingsville Public, 4-year or above in Kingsville, TX
Texas A & M University-Texarkana Public, 4-year or above in Texarkana, TX
Texas Barber College and Hairstyling School 4 Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Texas Careers Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Castle Hills, TX
Texas Careers-Beaumont Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Beaumont, TX
Texas Careers-Laredo Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Laredo, TX
Texas Chiropractic College Foundation Inc Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Pasadena, TX
Texas Christian University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Fort Worth, TX
Texas College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Tyler, TX
Texas College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
Texas Culinary Academy Private for-profit, 2-year in Austin, TX
Texas Lutheran University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Seguin, TX
Texas School of Business East Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Texas School of Business Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Texas School of Business-Friendswood Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Friendswood, TX
Texas School of Business-Southwest Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Texas Southern University Public, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
Texas Southmost College Public, 2-year in Brownsville, TX
Texas State Technical College-Harlingen Public, 2-year in Harlingen, TX
Texas State Technical College-Marshall Public, 2-year in Marshall, TX
Texas State Technical College-Waco Public, 2-year in Waco, TX
Texas State Technical College-West Texas Public, 2-year in Sweetwater, TX
Texas State University-San Marcos Public, 4-year or above in San Marcos, TX
Texas Tech University Public, 4-year or above in Lubbock, TX
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Public, 4-year or above in Lubbock, TX
Texas Vocational Schools Inc Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Victoria, TX
Texas Wesleyan University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Fort Worth, TX
Texas Woman's University Public, 4-year or above in Denton, TX
The Academy of Health Care Professions Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
The College of Saint Thomas More Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Fort Worth, TX
The University of Texas at Arlington Public, 4-year or above in Arlington, TX
The University of Texas at Austin Public, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
The University of Texas at Brownsville Public, 4-year or above in Brownsville, TX
The University of Texas at Dallas Public, 4-year or above in Richardson, TX
The University of Texas at El Paso Public, 4-year or above in El Paso, TX
The University of Texas at San Antonio Public, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas at Tyler Public, 4-year or above in Tyler, TX
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Public, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
The University of Texas Health Science-San Antonio Public, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Public, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
The University of Texas Medical Branch Public, 4-year or above in Galveston, TX
The University of Texas of the Permian Basin Public, 4-year or above in Odessa, TX
The University of Texas-Pan American Public, 4-year or above in Edinburg, TX
Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Carrollton, TX
Touch of Class School of Cosmetology Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Greenville, TX
Trend Barber College Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Houston, TX
Trinity University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
Trinity Valley Community College Public, 2-year in Athens, TX
Tri-State Cosmetology Institute 1 Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in El Paso, TX
Tyler Junior College Public, 2-year in Tyler, TX
Universal Technical Institute of Texas Inc Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
University of Dallas Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Irving, TX
University of Houston Public, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
University of Houston-Clear Lake Public, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
University of Houston-Downtown Public, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
University of Houston-Victoria Public, 4-year or above in Victoria, TX
University of Mary Hardin-Baylor Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Belton, TX
University of North Texas Public, 4-year or above in Denton, TX
University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth Public, 4-year or above in Fort Worth, TX
University of Phoenix-Austin Campus Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Austin, TX
University of Phoenix-Houston Campus Private for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus Private for-profit, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
University of St Thomas Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Houston, TX
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Public, 4-year or above in Dallas, TX
University of the Incarnate Word Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in San Antonio, TX
Valley Grande Institute for Academic Studies Private not-for-profit, less-than-2-year in Weslaco, TX
Velma B's Beauty Academy Private for-profit, less-than-2-year in Dallas, TX
Vernon College Public, 2-year in Vernon, TX
Victoria College Public, 2-year in Victoria, TX
Wade College Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Wayland Baptist University Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Plainview, TX
Weatherford College Public, 2-year in Weatherford, TX
West Texas A & M University Public, 4-year or above in Canyon, TX
Western Technical College Private for-profit, 2-year in El Paso, TX
Western Technical College Private for-profit, 2-year in El Paso, TX
Western Texas College Public, 2-year in Snyder, TX
Westwood College-Dallas Private for-profit, 2-year in Dallas, TX
Westwood College-Ft Worth Private for-profit, 2-year in Fort Worth, TX
Westwood College-Houston South Private for-profit, 2-year in Houston, TX
Wharton County Junior College Public, 2-year in Wharton, TX
Wiley College Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above in Marshall, TX

Waco, Texas

Waco, city of USA, Texas, 135 km south of Dallas; 228 100 in. (2007). Transport hub and cotton market, textile, glass and rubber products industry. The seat of Baptist Baylor University, founded in 1845. In May 1953, a tornado killed 114 people in Waco.

In April 1993, the FBI Branch attacked the Davidian sect's detention center Mount Carmel in Waco. The members of the sect collectively committed suicide, and all the buildings burned down. At least 70 sect members perished with leader David Koresh. The headquarters was ignited after being besieged by the FBI for 51 days following a raid of illegal weapons.

David Koresh stepped out of the Adventist movement and founded Branch Davidians in 1987. He preached the impending doom and considered himself the Messiah.

Texas City, Texas

Texas City is a city in the United States in the state of Texas. It is located on the Gulf of Mexico, 10 km northwest of Galveston. The city has 48,558 residents (U.S. Census, 2017).

Oil refining and the petrochemical industry are important trade routes. An explosion in a chemical ship in 1947 killed close to 600 people, more than 4,000 were injured. The city experienced a severe hurricane in 1915, with major damage.

San Antonio, Texas

San Antonio is a city in the state of Texas, United States, about 300 miles west of Houston. The city has 1,511,946 residents, and is the core of a larger metropolitan area with 2,473,974 residents (U.S. Census, 2017). In 1970, about 48 percent of the population was white and about 45 percent Hispanic / Latino. Today, 63.6 percent of the population are Hispanic / Latino and 25.5 percent white, besides 7.1 percent African Americans and 2.7 percent Asians (U.S. Census, 2017).

San Antonio is an important transport and trade center with a free port (from 1950). Important trade routes are the military, health care, financial services, oil and gas and tourism. San Antonio has one of the United States' largest concentrations of military airports and bases, including Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base and Fort Sam Houston. The city has around 34.4 million visitors each year; One of eight jobs is tourism-based. Among the main attractions are the San Antonio Missions - mission stations built by the Spanish Empire in the 18th century - which were listed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in 2015.

A large part of the population is of Mexican origin, and the city has a strong Latin American character. Still, the city has great immigration from Mexico, also illegal. San Antonio is the seat of St. Mary's Catholic University, founded in 1852, the Presbyterian Trinity University, founded in 1869, and the University of Texas at San Antonio, founded in 1973. Catholic Archbishop, Methodist Bishop.

Founded as a mission station in 1718, San Antonio has long been the most important city in Texas. The Alamo Mission Station outside the city is an important memorial to the Texas Revolution (1836), where defenders, including legendary James Bowie and Davy Crockett, were massacred by Mexican General Santa Anna. The city has grown rapidly since 1919, when exploitation of the surrounding petroleum fields began, and after 1940, due to large military investments in the city.

Grand Prairie, Texas

Grand Prairie, Texas, just west of Dallas; 158,400 inc. (2007), is part of the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Versatile industry (aircraft, car parts, pleasure boats, sporting goods). Airbase.

Galveston, Texas

Galveston, a city in the United States, Texas, on the sandy beach of Galveston Island, off the Galveston Bay lagoon, 80 miles southeast of Houston; 56 900 in. (2007). Important port city on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. Exports of sulfur, cotton, wheat, etc. At one time were the world's largest cotton export port, but have suffered during the competition with Houston. Petrochemical and chemical industry, grain mills, shipyards etc. Railway bridge to the mainland was built in 1858. Significant tourism.

Galveston was founded in 1834, and during a short period of 1836 was the capital of the Republic of Texas. City status 1839. Destroyed by hurricane in 1900, 5000 perished. Established the first City Commission in the U.S. after the hurricane.

Brownsville, Texas

Brownsville, U.S. city, Texas, on the Rio Grande opposite Matamoros in Mexico, 35 km from the outlet; 172,800 in. (2007). Together with the neighboring cities of Harlingen and San Benito, they form a larger metropolitan area with 387,200 residents (2007). Brownsville is the center of the lower Rio Grande Valley, with the cultivation of cotton, cereals, winter vegetables and citrus fruits. The harbor (opened in 1936) has a large fleet of shrimp trawlers, exports of grain, ores and fuel and forms the end point of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The industry includes petrochemicals and food factories. The tourist traffic is considerable, i.a. to the nearby Boca Chica Beach and Padre Island National Seashore, and to Mexico.

History

One of the Confederate's most important ports during the Civil War. The city became herostrically famous in 1906 when President Theodore Roosevelt dismissed 167 black soldiers after some rioting. In 1972, they recovered (after 66 years), with the U.S. Army changing their resignation to " honorable discharge." The case attracted tremendous attention in 1906, and the black soldiers constantly asserted their innocence.

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North America

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Canada Greenland Tokelau Solomon Islands    
Mexico United States Tonga Tuvalu    
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