San Marcos Schools
There are hundreds of schools within the San Marcos, Austin, and San Antonio area. The students of San Marcos are served by the San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District, which consists of one pre-kindergarten, six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Texas State University, open since 1903, offers 98 bachelor’s, 91 master’s, and 13 doctoral degree programs.
San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District
Texas State University
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San Marcos Hospitals
The Central Texas Medical Center, which is overseen by the Adventist Health System, is a 178-bed facility with a staff of over 700, including over 220 physicians. The University Hospital in San Antonio, a 456-bed facility, is the highest rated hospital in the San Marcos, Austin, and San Antonio region. It is nationally ranked in gynecology.
Central Texas Medical Center
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San Marcos Real Estate
Housing in the Austin, San Antonio, and San Marcos region is highly affordable. The median home cost in San Marcos is only $143,913, over $40,000 less expensive than average. The vacancy rate is 10.27 percent, leaving plenty of housing for new residents. Rent per month for a two-bedroom apartment is about in line with the national average at $1,070.
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San Marcos Hotels
The locally-owned lodging options in the San Marcos, Austin, and San Antonio area combine southern hospitality with the region’s history and natural beauty for an unforgettable experience. The Southwind Bed and Breakfast in nearby Wimberley consists of rustic, Texas-style cabins surrounded by acres of tranquil forest and attractions like wineries, fine dining, and outdoor activities. The bright and beautiful craftsman-style Alexandra’s House is also offers privacy without sacrificing the convenience of nearby shopping and attractions.
Southwind Bed and Breakfast
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San Marcos Restaurants
Due to its size and proximity to the Mexican border, Texas is highly diverse culinary territory. For more traditionally American eats, check out Aqua Brew in San Marcos for craft beer, live music, and tasty wings and burgers. Mexican and Latin American food reigns supreme in San Antonio, and Sabor Cocinabar is one of the best-rated restaurants around, offering traditional Mexican dishes alongside more familiar American dishes like pancakes.
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