South San Antonio

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South San Antonio, five miles southwest of downtown San Antonio in southwestern Bexar County, was promoted as a townsite by Charles Fowler about 1916. A post office was established in 1919, when the population reached 700. The suburban center reported a population of 3,800 in 1930 and was annexed to San Antonio in 1944. South San Antonio was a station on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad and in the 1920s and 1930s housed many employees of nearby Duncan Field.

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

Adopted by: Monica L Rollins
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Until: December 27th, 2024

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South San Antonio is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists


Place type

South San Antonio is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Southsan)


Latitude: 29.34940230
Longitude: -98.54696250

Has Post Office


Is Incorporated