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More People Moved To San Antonio Last Year Than To Any Other Large U.S. City

Friday, July 13, 2018

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, San Antonio had the largest numeric population gain in the country from 2016-2017, for U.S. cities of at least 50,000 residents. With a growth rate of 1.6 percent, the city added at least 24,200 people in that year-long period.

Census data also shows that five of the top 15 U.S. cities that added the most people – plus seven of the country's fastest-growing cities – are located in Texas.

The San Antonio area is now home to more than 1.5 million people and the city's population is projected to add 1 million more by 2040.

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The Guadalupe Valley is Rich with Texas History

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Come and Take It 

 

Gonzales, TX is home to the infamous and historically significant “Come and Take It” cannon and flag. On October 2, 1835, the little cannon fired the first artillery shot for Texas Independence which led to the annexation of more land to the United States than all the shots fired during the American Revolution.