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College-Station is located in Brazos County in East Central Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 97,534. Situated in the heart of Brazos Valley, College Station and the city of Bryan make up the region known as the Bryan-College Station metropolitan area, which is the 15th largest area in Texas. The total population is 231,623. College Station is home to the main campus of Texas A&M University. The city's name, and in fact, the town's whole existence, is due to the university's location along the railroad. In 2006, Money Magazine named College Station as the "most educated city in Texas," and the 11th most educated in the U.S. It's also been ranked 3 on Kiplinger Magazine's list of "10 Great Places to Live in 2013," College Station is conveniently located within a three-hour drive of five of the nation's 20 largest cities. The recognition doesn't end there. A few other Attractions include the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, which has become a major tourist attraction with over 125,000 visitors per year. College Station is also home to 52 city parks that cover more than 1,400 acres. Amenities at the parks include swimming pools, hiking trails, playgrounds, dog parks, tennis courts, basketball courts, volleyball and softball fields, picnic pavilions, a large outdoor amphitheater and a skate park.

Surrounding areas: Bryan, Texas (3.8 mi), Brenham, Texas (32.1 mi), Hempstead, Texas (39.7 mi)

College Station Vacation Rentals




College Station Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Fairfield Inn-bryan4613 S Texas AveBryan, TX (979) 268-1552
College Station Super 8 Motel301 Texas AveCollege Station, TX (979) 846-8800
Comfort Inn College Station104 S Texas AveCollege Station, TX (979) 846-7333
Comfort Suites2313 Texas Avenue SCollege Station, TX (979) 680-9000
Comfort Suites907 E University DrCollege Station, TX (979) 268-5500
Courtyard By Marriott College Station3939 State Hwy 6 SouthCollege Station, TX (800) 321-2211
Days Inn2514 Texas Ave SCollege Station, TX (979) 696-6988
Hampton Inn320 S Texas AveCollege Station, TX (979) 846-0184
Hilton College Station801 University Dr ECollege Station, TX (979) 693-7500
Holiday Inn & Suites2500 Earl Rudder FwyCollege Station, TX (979) 485-8300
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites1203 Univ Dr ECollege Station, TX (979) 846-8700
Homewood Suites By Hilton950 University Drive ECollege Station, TX (979) 846-0400
Howard Johnson Express-College Station3702 State Hwy 6 NorthCollege Station, TX (979) 693-6810
La Quinta Motor Inn #539 College Station607 Texas Ave SCollege Station, TX (979) 696-7777
Manor House Inn2504 Texas Ave SouthCollege Station, TX (800) 231-4100
Motel 6 #0362 College Station2327 Texas Ave SouthCollege Station, TX (979) 696-3379
Quality Suites3610 Hwy 6 SCollege Station, TX (979) 695-9400
Quality Suites1010 University ECollege Station, TX (979) 695-9500
Ramada Inn1502 S Texas AveCollege Station, TX (979) 693-9891
Towneplace Suites By Marriott1300 University Dr ECollege Station, TX (979) 260-8500
Vineyard Court Executive Suites216 DominikCollege Station, TX (979) 693-1220
Americas Best Value Inn & Suites1601 S Texas AveBryan, TX2.7 mi.(979) 822-6196
Preference Inn1601 S Texas AveBryan, TX2.7 mi.(979) 822-6196
La Salle Hotel120 S Main StBryan, TX3.9 mi.(866) 822-2000
Best Value Inn & Suites9484 Hwy 6Navasota, TX22.2 mi.(936) 825-8000
Best Western Inn Of Navasota8965 Hwy 6Navasota, TX22.2 mi.(936) 870-4100
Super 8 Navasota9460 Hwy 6Navasota, TX22.2 mi.(936) 825-7775
Super 8 - Somerville151 Ave B SSomerville, TX22.6 mi.(979) 596-3884
Executive Inn HearnHearne, TX23.1 mi.(979) 279-5345
Executive Inn HearneHwy 6 @ FM485Hearne, TX23.1 mi.(979) 279-5345
Oak Tree Inn1051 N MarketHearne, TX23.7 mi.(979) 279-5599

College Station Weather & Climate

Southeast Central Texas has a subtropical humid climate with hot summers and mild winters. This region is one of the hottest in the state of Texas. From June through September, the temperature is generally always above 90 degrees F., and it's not uncommon for it to soar over 100 degrees. High humidity makes it even more uncomfortable. Winters, on the other hand, are mild and pleasant. Thunderstorms are possible in spring and sometimes bring tornadoes to the area. Snowfall is very rare, although it does occur once every couple of years or so. The average high in January is 63 degrees F. Average annual rainfall in this area is 50 inches. Flash flooding sometimes occurs.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 60°F 39°F 3.32 in. -
February 65°F 43°F 2.38 in. -
March 72°F 50°F 2.84 in. -
April 78°F 56°F 3.20 in. -
May 85°F 65°F 5.05 in. -
June 91°F 71°F 3.79 in. -
July 95°F 73°F 1.92 in. -
August 96°F 73°F 2.63 in. -
September 90°F 68°F 3.91 in. -
October 82°F 59°F 4.22 in. -
November 70°F 49°F 3.18 in. -
December 62°F 41°F 3.23 in. -

College Station Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Easterwood Field (CLL) located about 3 miles southwest of College Station, the Lone Star Executive airport (CXO) located approximately 58 miles southeast of College Station in Conroe, Texas, the David Wayne Hooks Memorial airport (DWH) located roughly 60 miles southeast of College Station in Houston, Texas, the Draughon Miller Central Texas Regional airport (TPL) located around 73 miles northwest of College Station in Temple, Texas, and finally the George Bush Intcntl Houston airport (IAH) located about 74 miles southeast of College Station in Houston, Texas.

College Station Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Six Flags AstroWorldHoustonTX83.3 mi.
 
Water Parks
SplashTown WaterparkSpringTX66.5 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Pebble Creek Country ClubCollege StationTX 
Texas A&M Golf CourseCollege StationTX 
Hearne Municipal Golf CourseHearneTX22.6 mi.
Bluebonnet CountryNavasotaTX22.9 mi.
Navasota Municipal Golf CourseNavasotaTX22.9 mi.
 
State Parks
Baylor University State ParkTX22.0 mi. 
Washington State ParkTX23.9 mi. 
Birch Creek State ParkTX28.7 mi. 
Nails Creek State ParkTX30.9 mi. 
 
Museums
Texas A&M Athletic Sports MuseumCollege StationTX(Miscellaneous)
Star of the Republic MuseumWashingtonTX23.5 mi.(History)
Woodlands Science and Art CenterThe WoodlandsTX59.9 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
Cameron Park ZooWacoTX79.8 mi.
Houston Zoological GardensHoustonTX83.3 mi.
Ellen Trout ZooLufkinTX107.0 mi.


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