College Station is an urban location within Brazos County. It neighbors Bryan. Renters trying to find suitable homes for rent should check out the amenities available in the city, such as Lemontree Park, Post Oak Mall, Central Station, W.A. Tarrow Park and the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
Intriguing Facts About College Station
College Station was developed as a result of the opening of Texas A&M University. This was the first college in Texas, founded in 1876.
The popularity and expansion of the college heightened College Station's role as an authentic city.
Railways helped establish a business community to the north of the college. Renters can find numerous industries in the city, as well as a research center.
The city's population has increased significantly in recent years. The early 1900s saw faculty move off of the campus to grant space to the burgeoning population in the city.
Resources for Renters
College Station's website provides helpful information for renters, such as citizens' programs, a calendar, public information, public safety and housing, and health and human services. Renters should also visit this site to keep themselves informed of the workings of the city government. This can be found under the page called "Government," which includes links to city elections, intergovernmental projects and citizen committees, boards and commissions.
Texas A&M's website will help prospective renters who are thinking about college get a quick and detailed overview of the university's academics and lifestyle. Residents should peruse pages on academics, admissions and student life to learn more.
The College Station/Bryan Chamber of Commerce website will assist a renter in finding a membership directory, business agencies, an overview of what it's like to work in the area and a page with the staff of the chamber. It also has information on events and a page on the benefits a resident can draw from the chamber.