BEXAR. The name Bexar was commonly applied to the presidio of San Antonio de Béxar and the villa of San Fernando de Béxar, which developed into the present city of San Antonio, as well as to the municipality from which modern Bexar County evolved.
The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article."BEXAR," Handbook of Texas Online (http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/uqb01), accessed May 18, 2013. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.