College Station is a well-planned community, with nationally accredited police, parks, water and public works departments. In 2011, the municipality was ranked number four in the nation for best performance among small metro areas. Compared to other similar sized cities in Texas, it boasts a very low crime rate and high quality schools, as evidenced by the more than 100 national merit semifinalists coming from the town over the last decade. With Texas A&M at the heart of the community, there are ample opportunities to participate in college sporting events and a diversity of attractions, such as guest lecturers, cultural performances and special art exhibits. College Station offers residents all the amenities of a city, with the feel of a smaller, college-centered town.

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Centrally located within the state of Texas, and surrounded by five major cities, lies the community of College Station. The city has a variety of neighborhoods, from starter communities to upscale residential areas and even properties with large acreages. Those seeking out new construction will find several subdivisions to choose from, especially in the southeast section of town. The highly desirable South Side Historic District offers charming bungalows and proximity to the Texas A&M campus.

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