San Antonio, Texas
City of San Antonio
From top to bottom and left to right: Downtown San Antonio from the Tower of The Americas at night, San Antonio Riverwalk, the McNay Art Museum, the Tower Life Building, Bexar County Courthouse, San Antonio Public Library, the Tower of the Americas at night, The Alamo
From top to bottom and left to right: Downtown San Antonio from the Tower of The Americas at night, San Antonio Riverwalk, the McNay Art Museum, the Tower Life BuildingBexar County CourthouseSan Antonio Public Library, the Tower of the Americas at night, The Alamo
Flag of San Antonio, Texas
Official seal of San Antonio, Texas
Coat of arms of San Antonio, Texas
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Nickname(s): San Antone, S.A., River City,
Alamo City, Military City USA
Motto(s): Libertatis cunabula (Latin, Cradle of liberty)
Location in Bexar County in the state of Texas
Location in Bexar County in the state of Texas
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Coordinates: 29°25′N 98°30′W
Country  United States
State  Texas
Counties BexarMedinaComal
Foundation May 1, 1718[2]
Incorporated June 5, 1837[3]
Named for Saint Anthony of Padua
 • Type Council-Manager
 • Body San Antonio City Council
 • Mayor Ron Nirenberg (I)
 • City Manager Sheryl Sculley
 • City Council
 • City 465.4 sq mi (1,205.4 km2)
 • Land 460.93[4] sq mi (1,193.7 km2)
 • Water 4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
Elevation 650 ft (198 m)
Population (2017)
 • City 1,511,946 [1] (7th)
 • Density 3,241.76/sq mi (1,238.2/km2)
 • Metro 2,473,974 (24th)
 • Demonym San Antonian
Time zone CST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC−5)
Zip code 78201-66, 78268-70, 78275, 78278-80, 78283-89, 78291-99
Area code(s) 210 (majority), 830(portions), 726
Interstates I-10 (TX).svg I-35 (TX).svg I-37 (TX).svg I-410 (TX).svg
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