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Overview

Introduction to Seguin, Texas

Seguin, Texas, in Guadalupe county, is 33 miles E of San Antonio, Texas. The city is included in the San Antonio metropolitan area.

Seguin History

The members of Mathew Caldwell's Gonzales Rangers set the foundation of Seguin in 1838 on land that was originally given to the Umphries Branch by the Government of Mexico. However, the city was not incorporated until the year 1853. The original name of the city, Walnut Springs, was changed to Seguin six months after its establishment to honor the memories of Juan Seguin. The city quickly became a popular trade center and stopping point for German immigrants who traveled through the area to German settlements located nearby.

Seguin and nearby Attractions

  • Chaparral Country Club
  • Central Assembly of God Church
  • Riverview Cemetery
  • Walnut Branch
  • Max Starcke Park
  • Acclaim Tours

Things To Do In Seguin

Chaparral Country Club is highly popular among tourists for a host of recreational and cultural activities. Central Assembly of God Church and Riverview Cemetery attract visitors with their splendid architecture. Acclaim Tours provides guided tours of the area to interested tourists. Max Starcke Park allows visitors to spend a day with friends and relatives. The Walnut Branch has a scenic walkway and tourists often take long, relaxing walks around this creek.

Seguin Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by the San Antonio International Airport.

Seguin Higher Education

Southwest Texas State University, University of the Incarnate Word, and Trinity University provide facilities for higher education.

People

Total Population 27,095
Male Share of the Population 49%
Female Share of the Population 51%
Senior Citizens 16.7%
Employed Population 16+ 11,507
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 41.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.9%
Median Earnings25+ $26,599
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,738
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,097

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,290
% Above Poverty Level 77.5%
% Below Poverty Level 22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.1%
Median Gross Rent $744
Median House Value $101,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62%
US/American 0%
English 5.2%
Irish 5.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Seguin Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 33 miles E of San Antonio, Texas
County Guadalupe
Metro Area San Antonio
Standard Zip Codes 78155
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78156
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 29.568
Longitude -97.964

Seguin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station NEW BRAUNFELS
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 80 F
Jul Temp 71 to 95 F
Oct Temp 55 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station LULING
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 62 F
Apr Temp 55 to 80 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 56 to 83 F
Annual Precip 36.8 inches
Station NIXON
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 58 to 82 F
Annual Precip 34.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cibolo 23,977 $94,214

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Seguin Public Libraries

Library
Seguin-guadalupe County Public Library
707 E COLLEGE ST
Seguin, Texas
(830) 401-2422
Library Web Site

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Seguin Hospitals

GUADALUPE VALLEY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
1215 E COURT ST
(830) 379-2411
Emergency Service: Yes

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Seguin High Schools

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SEGUIN HIGH SCHOOL
815 LAMAR ST
830-372-5770
Serves 1,987 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

NAVARRO H S
6450 N STATE HWY 123
830-372-1931
Serves 363 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

MERCER & BLUMBERG LRN CTR
1205 E KINGSBURY ST
830-372-5770
A Non-traditional School
Serves 115 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

EVEN START
1221 E KINGSBURY
830-372-5771
Serves 112 students.

LIZZIE M BURGES ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL
225 N SAUNDERS ST
830-379-1108
A Non-traditional School
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.7

JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER
1221 E KINGSBURY
830-372-3037
A Non-traditional School
Serves 29 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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