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Area Quick Facts: San Marcos Texas


Some San Marcos Points of Interest and Celebrated Places:
Texas State University,
San Marcos Baptist Academy
Edwards Aquifer
Aquarena Springs
The San Marcos River,
Rio Vista Falls,
Purgatory  Creek Natural Area,
Spring Lake Natural Area,
San Marcos Conference Center and Embassy Suites Hotel,
Premium Outlets and  Tanger Outlet Mall,
the River Walk,
Hays County Courthouse Historic Square,
Wonder World,
LBJ Museum of San Marcos, 
The Calaboose Museum,
Eddie Durham Park,
 Juan Veramendi Plaza with  Charles S. Cock House Museum & Merriman Cabin, Commemorative Air Force Museum,
Parkland: 1,700 Acres of Parkland and Open Space


Property Tax Rates:
 City of San Marcos: $0.5302/ $100 valuation
Hays County: $0.4251/ $100 valuation
San Marcos CISD: $1.3500/ $100 valuation
Hays CISD: $1.4613/ $100 valuation
City Sales Tax Rate: 1.5% (With county & state
tax, total is 8.25%)
City Hotel/ Motel Room Tax Rate: 9% (with
state tax, total is 15%)



1,700 Acres of Parkland and Open Space


Nearby Area locations:

• San Marcos Police Department 5.2 miles

• South Hays Fire Department 5.6 miles

• Hays County Sheriff’s Dispatch 8.5 miles

• San Marcos River 7.5 miles

• Hays County Courthouse 5.2 miles

• Texas Cinema Starplex 5 miles

• Outlet Malls 1.7 miles

• Wonder Cave 6.7 miles

• San Marcos Airport 12miles

• Aquarena Springs 8 miles

• Texas State University 8 miles

• Canyon Lake 25miles

• Austin 30 miles

• San Antonio 38 miles



Average Low Temperature

Average High Temperature

Average Annual Humidity

Average Annual Rainfall  

Sunny Days        

Precipitation Days              

601 feet

38 degrees

96 degrees


34.5 inches




2013 Total Building Permit Values:

$235,940,463 (Jan. 1 - Aug. 21, 2013) 2013
Average Home Tax Value: $122,346

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