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College Station: A Community History

75th Anniversary

City of College Station

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November 16, 2013 to January 4, 2014

On Oct. 19, 1938, College Station – the name used for decades by the Postal Service when delivering mail via train to Texas A&M College – officially incorporated as a city. As the college grew and changed, so did the surrounding town. College Station has a rich history of military heroes, medical advancements, scientific explorations, agriculture, academia and political leaders. Hundreds of thousands of students have called "Aggieland" home, each leaving their mark, many of them choosing to stay or vowing to return. A surprising amount of culture and a burgeoning medical community, along with a favorable economy, has placed College Station on several lists as one of the best places in the country to live, raise a family and retire. Come find out why College Station has captured the hearts of so many people.

For more information on the city's exhibit and 75th anniversary, please go to http://cstx.gov/75.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, Texas 77845
Telephone: (979) 691-4000 | Facsimile: (979) 691-4050 | TTY: (979) 691-4091