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About San Antonio

  • the alamoSan Antonio is the 7th most populous city in America and is the 2nd most populous city in Texas with a population of 1.3 million.
  • Downtown SA is famous for the Riverwalk attraction as well as the Battle of the Alamo, with the last remaining structure of the mission right in the middle of downtown!
  • San Antonio is the intersection of the 2 longest north/south and east/west highways in America, I-35 and I-10.
  • San Antonio is only 1 hour away from Austin, 3 hours away from Houston, and 4 hours away from the Dallas/Ft. Worth area if you are looking to get away for a weekend.
  • San Antonio is also known as “military city” as we are home to the nation’s largest active and retired military population.
  • San Antonio and the surrounding areas of the city are home to many different cultures and there is a taste of everything from Mexican to German to French.
  • We are the proud hometown of the 5 time NBA champions, the San Antonio Spurs and we are also home to a minor league baseball team, the Missions, as well as arena football, the Talons.
  • There is a variety of things to do and explore while here in San Antonio, so welcome!

Things to do in San Antonio

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Year Round

  • San Antonio Zoo
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Chinese Tea Gardens
  • Natural Bridge Caverns
  • Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch
  • The Alamo
  • Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club
  • River Walk
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum / Wax House Golfing

Seasonal

  • Sea World
  • Six Flags
  • Stock Show and Rodeo
  • Missions Baseball
  • Spurs Basketball
  • Rampage Hockey
  • Talons Football
  • Fiesta: Oyster Bake, NIOSA, Night in Old San Antonio

Apartments Near UIW SoPT

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5 miles or less

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Schools Near UIW SoPT

All local schools near UIW DPT are located in Northside ISD (nisd.net)

There are 73 different elementary schools in the district, 19 middle schools and 15 high schools depending on your child’s age! There is even a middle school right across the street from campus and an elementary school down the road.

Churches Near UIW SoPT

There are multiple churches near campus!

  • Bandera Road Community Church
  • Crossing Point Church
  • Crossroad Baptist Church
  • Grace Point Church
  • Great Grace Christian Church
  • Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
  • Northwest Community Church
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (Helotes)
  • Prince of Peace Catholic Church
  • St. Brigid Catholic Church
  • St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
  • Zion Lutheran Church
  • And many other denominations located between Bandera Road and 1-10!