Located in west-central Texas, San Angelo has a diverse population of more than 95,000 and is the county seat of Tom Green County. The city is a regional center for trade, agribusiness, healthcare, and recreation. It is home to Goodfellow Air Force Base, Angelo State University, and several national manufacturing firms.
San Angeloans enjoy 250 days of sunshine a year and an average temperature of 65 degrees. Rainfall average 20.5 inches a year.
Home to two large medical facilities, San Angelo is an important regional medical center that provides a full range of care from family practice to open heart surgery. In addition, the city has a cancer treatment center, private psychiatric hospital, adult day care facilities, and several rehabilitative therapy centers. More than 200 doctors and other health care professionals live and work in San Angelo.
San Angelo has been a regional center of commerce and good food since the 1880s. Today, a large climate-controlled mall, major discount department stores, antique shops, specialty shops, a thriving artistic community, and a variety of grocery and drug stores are located throughout the city. Reflecting its culture and heritage, San Angelo is famous for great steaks and Mexican food restaurants, but it also offers a rich variety of other cuisines.
San Angelo has more than 200 places of worship of all denominations.
San Angelo has a professional baseball and ice hockey teams and hosts a major PRCA rodeo each year. Cultural resources abound; museums, a symphony, a civic center, a civic ballet company, movie theatres, and Fort Concho National Historic Landmark - considered the best preserved facility of its period in the nation. Three lakes, the Concho River, and local parks provide for wide range of water and camping opportunities. Five golf courses, a nature center, a state park with free-roaming buffalo, and walking and horseback trails are additional outdoor recreation.