San Marcos (pop.) 40,000, set in the foothills of the Texas Hill Country, is one of the true jewels among small Texas towns. With ready access to both Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos has all the conveniences of a large city while retaining that special atmosphere of a small community. The San Marcos River, which flows through the town, lends a special beauty to the area, and has attracted sightseers for over a century. Visit San Marcos, and see for yourself why this is a great place to live.
Surround yourself with the beauty of nature. Indulge in the splendors of the Texas Hill Country. San Marcos offers visitors the excitement and recreation of a natural adventure, but still provides the peace and tranquility to let you sit back, relax and escape from it all. San Marcos, home to Texas State University, is conveniently situated halfway between San Antonio and Austin. Although San Marcos is within driving distance of these metropolitan areas, it remains a world away from the hustle and bustle of big city life.