Fort Sam Houston
Welcome to San Antonio, Texas!
The 7th largest city in the United States, San Antonio is filled with things to see and do. Known as “Military City USA,” it houses 5 local military installations and shares a great relationship with the military community. The affectionately dubbed “Fort Sam” has a rich history that dates back more than 170 years. Named for General Sam Houston, a hero in the Texas Revolution of 1836, it houses some of the oldest historical structures on any Army installation. San Antonio boasts 300 days of sunshine a year with warm summers, mild winters and near perfect temperatures throughout the spring and fall.
Lincoln Military Housing offers 925 homes within its 8 villages serving the Fort Sam Houston Army base.
The base is adjacent to the city of San Antonio with its abundance of recreational opportunities for military families. Several must-see attractions include the Alamo, the Riverwalk, the Missions, the Alamodome, SeaWorld San Antonio, and the Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme park. The city features world-class parks such as Brackenridge Park, home to the San Antonio Zoo and Eagle miniature train, along with golf courses, art galleries, museums and cultural centers. An active calendar of events includes rodeos and citywide celebrations such as the colorful 10-day Fiesta San Antonio.
For information about schools, local services and other amenities in the area, follow the community links on this Web site. For more information on living in San Antonio, visit www.visitsanantonio.com.