San Angelo, Texas

San Angelo: The most populous city in Tom Green County, Texas. It is located on the Concho River in west-central Texas. San Angelo is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and the San Angelo Museum of Art.


San Angelo is a city located in the county of Tom Green in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 93,200 and a population density of 578 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 101,612 inhabitants.

San Angelo is a city in west-central Texas and the county seat of Tom Green County. With a population of around 100,000, it is a major hub of the Concho Valley region.

Cattle and Oil

The economy of San Angelo has historically been based on the livestock and oil industries. San Angelo has been called the "Cattle Capital of Texas" thanks to the numerous cattle ranches surrounding the city. Oil was discovered in the area in 1928, fueling growth.

Military Presence

The area has a strong military presence with Goodfellow Air Force Base located nearby. The base is home to the 17th Training Wing and Fire Department training for all branches.

Recreation and Culture

Popular attractions include the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts and the Fort Concho historic site. Outdoor lovers enjoy boating and fishing on the Twin Buttes Reservoir. The San Angelo rodeo and stock show is a major annual event.

San Angelo offers a blend of cowboy culture, oil wealth, and military pride that forms the fabric of this West Texas community. It continues to preserve its frontier heritage while creating new opportunities.

San Angelo locator map
Location of San Angelo on Texas map.

Quick Facts about San Angelo

Population : 101,612 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Tom Green County
Postal code : 76901-09
Phone Area Codes : 325
Area : 161.2 km2
Official name : San Angelo
Altitude : 1,844 feet / 562 meters
Capital city : San Angelo is capital of Tom Green County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 16:38:21 (29th November 2023)
Density : 630 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 8.28% (2010-2020)
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San Angelo is located at 31°27'50"N 100°26'13"W (31.4637700, -100.4370400).

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The population of San Angelo increased by 8.28% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 93,200 - census
2011 94,532 1.41% estimation process
2012 95,841 1.37% estimation process
2013 97,057 1.25% estimation process
2014 98,567 1.53% estimation process
2015 99,704 1.14% estimation process
2016 99,790 0.09% estimation process
2017 99,678 -0.11% estimation process
2018 100,009 0.33% estimation process
2019 101,004 0.99% estimation process
2020 101,612 0.6% estimation process

San Angelo zip code is 76901. County name: Tom Green, County fips: 48451

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People born in San Angelo (61)

People born in San Angelo, including baseball player Greg Maddux, conspiracy theorist Charles K. Johnson, writer of hardboiled crime fiction Charles Williams, .


  • Max Lucado (American clergyman and writer) he was born in 11/01/1955
  • Cliff Richey (US tennis player) he was born in 31/12/1946
  • Bill McGill (American basketball player) he was born in 16/09/1939
  • Paul R. Gregory (American economic historian and economist) he was born in 10/02/1941
  • Monte Hale (actor, country singer (1919-2009)) he was born in 08/06/1919
  • Tony Guerrero (American trumpeter) he was born in 20/02/1944
  • Jay Presson Allen (screenwriter, producer, playwright) she was born in 03/03/1922
  • Paula DeAnda (American pop singer-songwriter and actress) she was born in 03/11/1989
  • Crawford Goldsby (American outlaw) he was born in 08/02/1876
  • Bob Bratkowski (American football coach) he was born in 02/12/1955
  • Brandon Larson (American baseball player) he was born in 24/05/1976
  • Cecil Williams (American Methodist minister (United Methodist Church)) he was born in 22/09/1929
  • Charles Cochran Kirkpatrick (US admiral) he was born in 20/06/1907
  • Clayton Weishuhn (American football player) he was born in 07/10/1959
  • Cory Aldridge (American baseball player) he was born in 13/06/1979
  • David Hulse (American baseball player) he was born in 25/02/1968
  • Ed Karger (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 06/05/1883
  • Grant Speed (American western sculptor) he was born in 06/01/1930

Schools in San Angelo

College & universities near San Angelo, TX

Code Name City ZIP
222831 Angelo State University San Angelo (TX) 76909
419633 Texas College of Cosmetology-San Angelo San Angelo (TX) 76904

Post offices near San Angelo

Post Office Name City ZIP
San Angel Post Office San Angelo (TX) 76902
Goodfellow Afb Post Office Goodfellow AFB (TX) 76908
Southw Post Office San Angelo (TX) 76904
Wall Post Office Wall (TX) 76957
Verib Post Office Veribest (TX) 76886

Other cities in Tom Green County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Tom Green County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Grape Creek 3,154 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

San Angelo distances to largest Texas cities