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
FoundationMay 1, 1718[2]
IncorporatedJune 5, 1837[3]
Named forSaint Anthony of Padua
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • BodySan Antonio City Council
 • MayorRon Nirenberg (I)
 • City ManagerSheryl Sculley
 • City Council
 • City465.4 sq mi (1,205.4 km2)
 • Land460.93[4] sq mi (1,193.7 km2)
 • Water4.5 sq mi (11.7 km2)
Elevation650 ft (198 m)
Population (2017)
 • City1,511,946 [1] (7th)
 • Density3,241.76/sq mi (1,238.2/km2)
 • Metro2,473,974 (24th)
 • DemonymSan Antonian
Time zoneCST (UTC−6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC−5)
Zip code78201-66, 78268-70, 78275, 78278-80, 78283-89, 78291-99
Area code(s)210 (majority), 830(portions), 726
InterstatesI-10 (TX).svg I-35 (TX).svg I-37 (TX).svg I-410 (TX).svg
U.S. RoutesUS 87.svg US 90.svg US 181.svg US 281.svg