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OLMOS PARK, TEXAS


Bexar County, South Texas

29 28' 30" N, 98 29' 17" W (29.475, -98.488056)

Just off U.S. Highway 281
4 Miles N of Downtown San Antonio
ZIP code 78212
Area code(s) 210, 726 (planned)
Population: 2,466 Est. (2019)
2,237 (2010) 2,343 (2000)2,161 (1990)

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Olmos Park TX city hall and fire department
"The Olmos Park City Hall and Fire Department is located in a former private residence."
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February, 2009

History in a Pecan Shell

Olmos Park has no 19th Century history and its 20th Century history began late. The town, which is totally surrounded by greater San Antonio was incorporated in 1940 when it's population was nearing 2,000. The city's high-water mark was reached in 1950 when 2,813 people called the place home.

Olmos Park TX downtown fountain and old business building
"The fountain in Olmos Park was completed in October of 2008. The triangular shaped building behind it is one of the older buildings in the area and is currently being renovated." - Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February, 2009


Olmos Park TX Architecture
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February, 2009

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