The first settlers to San Marcos were convinced they had found The Fountain of Youth in the San Marcos River. We think they may have been right. Discover crystal clear waters at 72 degrees year- round, an abundance of wildlife, hiking trials, concerts in the park, and exciting night life in the little oasis that is San Marcos, Texas. San Marcos is home to Texas State University.
In 2010, San Marcos was listed in Business Week's fourth annual survey of the "Best Places to Raise your Kids". In 2013 and 2014, the United States Census Bureau named San Marcos the fastest-growing city in the United States. In December 2013, San Marcos was named #9 on Business Insider's list of the "10 Most Exciting Small Cities In America". Come see for yourself!