The City of San Marcos

San Marcos, Texas is an exciting, historic community in the heart of Central Texas midway between Austin and San Antonio. Founded in 1851 along the spring-fed San Marcos River, the city has actually attracted human beings for more than 12,000 years. Archaeologists have found artifacts of ancient native Americans who lived, fished and hunted along the banks.

Today, San Marcos is home to Texas State University, (alma mater of LBJ) the famous San Marcos outlet malls (largest in the Southwest) an historic downtown with many live music venues, Our residents come from diverse backgrounds and are dedicated to an exciting variety of civic, educational, cultural, sports, outdoor and religious activities.

San Marcos is midway between the numerous IT companies in Austin and San Antonio, such as AMD, Dell, IBM, and Freescale Semiconductor, and an explosion of startups!

Consult the San Marcos Tourism website to find out how you can take in all that the area has to offer during your stay.