Bexar County, Texas

county in Texas, United States

Bexar County is a county in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2010, 1,714,773 people lived there. The county seat is San Antonio.

Bexar County
Bexar County
The Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio
The Bexar County Courthouse in San Antonio
Official logo of Bexar County
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Map of Texas highlighting Bexar County
Location within the U.S. state of Texas
Map of the United States highlighting Texas
Texas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 29°27′N 98°31′W / 29.45°N 98.52°W / 29.45; -98.52
Country United States
State Texas
FoundedDecember 20, 1836
Named forPresidio San Antonio de Béxar
SeatSan Antonio
Largest citySan Antonio
Area
 • Total1,256 sq mi (3,250 km2)
 • Land1,240 sq mi (3,200 km2)
 • Water16 sq mi (40 km2)  1.3%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,714,773
 • Density1,383/sq mi (534/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts15th, 20th, 21st, 23rd, 28th
Websitewww.bexar.org

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The county has a total area of 1,256 square miles. It is in south-central Texas.

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In 2010, there were 1,714,773 people living in Bexar County.

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