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We discovered a total of 65 date ideas in or near Bryan, Texas, including 42 fun or romantic activities in nearby cities within 25 miles like College Station. Located in the downtown area, Stage Center Community Theatre is a community theater with that performs a mix of plays, from Shakespeare to comedies. Before each season begins, the theater hosts a season preview party.
In Ernest Langford, called by some the "Father of College Station," was elected mayor, an office he held for the next twenty-six years, during which he emphasized developing city services over commercial expansion. In the early s the North Oakwood subdivision, at the northern end of College Station, voted to incorporate with Bryan. College Station received electrical service in the s; the population was in One of many electric interurban railways in Texas was established between Bryan and College Station inand over the next ten years the area just north of the campus developed as a business district.
Faculty members generally lived on campus in housing provided by the university.
Lincoln High School for Blacks was completed in College Station moved to council-manager city government in By it had 7, inhabitants, including students. A zoning commission was established inand the city has maintained a tradition of managed growth.
In College Station incorporated, with John H. Binney as the first mayor. That same year the remaining faculty living on campus were told to move, and the need for housing in College Station grew more. The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.
The community grew from a population of 11, in to 17, in30, in52, inand 67, inthus increasing almost sixfold in forty years. Support the Handbook today.
School desegregation was achieved rapidly after the Black high school burned down inand a of new schools have been built since the s to accommodate population growth. Published by the Texas State Historical Association. The Houston and Texas Central Railway built through the area in In a post office, College Station, was opened in a building near the railroad tracks, and the community took its name from the post office.
Through its ties with the university, College Station has developed high-tech manufacturing industries and become a major research center. The Handbook of Texas is free-to-use thanks to the support of readers like you. A railroad depot was constructed in ; By the community had inhabitants and two general stores. Bryan and College Station ad to form the urban heart of Brazos County.
In the s and s, as the college grew, the community built in all directions. Places: Communities.
The interurban was replaced by a bus system in the s. In the town had 2, inhabitants not including students and sixty businesses, and a new school building was completed.