Posts tagged “Texas A&M

Guess what city is the nation’s second-fastest growing college town?

A&M vs Florida

If you didn’t answer “College Station,” you either don’t live here or you need to resume your 20-year nap alongside Rip Van Winkle.

According to a new study by SpareFoot, College Station is the nation’s second-fastest growing college town with a growth rate of 38.25 percent from 2000 (74,267) to 2010 (93,857).

We should also point out that the study doesn’t take into account that College Station has grown another 5.5 percent since 2010 and is expected to reach the 100,000 mark in the next couple of months.

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Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

gavel[1]Here are five items to watch when the College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings:   (more…)


Why should the Aggie football team have all the fun?

A&M vs FloridaBeing ranked in the top 10 is getting to be a habit for College Station. After all, why should the Aggie football team have all the fun?

For the third straight year, College Station has been ranked among the nation’s top 10 college towns by Livability.com.

Do you know what the sweetest part is? We’re the only Texas city to ever make the list in the four years of its existence.

College Station was ranked No. 10 this year after claiming the top spot in 2012. We were ranked no. 7 in 2011 and were unranked on the inaugural list in 2010.

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Five things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

gavel[1]Here are five items to watch when the College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings:   (more…)