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College Station, Texas
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Bryan, a center for agriculture and light industry, is an average-sized town with a revitalized core and some historic interest. Bryan has grown together with the more notable College Station, home to Texas A&M University, the fourth largest university in the country with 45,000 students. As an A&M university, the school doesn’t bring the assortment of arts and cultural amenities one finds in some college towns, but the sports teams are popular and there is an active entertainment scene. Cultural and service amenities can be found in Austin, although it is a difficult 100-mile drive.
The town has a few historic districts, a more attractive setting and more outdoor recreation opportunities than most Texas towns. Not surprisingly, educational attainment is high. Like most Texas towns and maybe more than most, the area has a good balance of features, with a low cost of living, very affordable housing, a strong economy, a pleasant small-town feel, and plenty to do.
The area contains level to gently rolling land with mixed agriculture and wooded areas. The Sam Houston National Forest begins about 30 miles east. The climate is lowland humid subtropical, with warm to very hot summers, high humidity, and generally warm evenings. Winters are mild, but cold spells can drop temperatures below freezing at night. Most precipitation falls as rain and thunderstorms mainly in spring and early fall. Infrequent snowfall does occur.
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