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SOUTH SAN ANTONIO, TX

SOUTH SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS. South San Antonio, five miles southwest of downtown San Antonio in southwestern Bexar County, was promoted as a townsite by Charles Fowler about 1916. A post office was established in 1919, when the population reached 700. The suburban center reported a population of 3,800 in 1930 and was annexed to San Antonio in 1944. South San Antonio was a station on the Texas and New Orleans Railroad and in the 1920s and 1930s housed many employees of nearby Duncan Field.

Claudia Hazlewood

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Claudia Hazlewood, "SOUTH SAN ANTONIO, TX," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/hvsas), accessed July 28, 2014. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.
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