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Living in College Station TX
July 16, 2021

A Guide to Living in College Station, TX

Living in College Station TX

In the center of Houston, Dallas, and Austin, our city is in the heart of Texas. College Station is home to scholars, professionals, and families, and we are excited to welcome you to our community. Besides being an important location for education and research, the city offers lots of opportunities for fun and entertainment. It is home to Texas A&M University and students and faculty from all over the world. Check out our guide to living in College Station, TX, to see why this city is the best!

Guide to Living in College Station in Brazos County, TX

Population: 113,686

Witness Texas A&M University’s Aggieland Traditions First-Hand

The beginning of College Station came with the founding of the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, the first public institution of higher education in the state, in 1876. The two grew together, and now, Texas A&M University has the second largest student body in the country. It is designated as a land, sea, and space grant institution, and it is the only Texas university to hold all three. Students and sports teams are known as “Aggies.” It is also a senior military college, the largest of only six in the country. The Corps of Cadets participate in ROTC courses and training during their studies as well.

Texas A&M traditions are enjoyed by the community year-round, but especially during football season. Nothing beats Division I football in your own backyard. Aggie students play a big role in football games and are considered the 12th Man—supporting the 11 players on Kyle Field. Typically, to follow tradition, students stand throughout the game, and the 12th Man is represented by a walk-on player wearing No. 12.

Things to Do & Attractions to See Living in College Station, TX

The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the west campus of Texas A&M preserves artifacts and records of the late president. The presidential library and burial site are open to visitors for site-seeing and research purposes. Another nearby learning experience is the Museum of the American G.I., a living history museum in south College Station. See military weapons, uniforms, and WWII era and later military vehicles. It also has Hands-on-History days for fun learning for all ages! Looking for something kid-specific? The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley encourages creativity and fosters an innovative space for kids to have learn. You should also make a point to witness a true Texas Christmas around the holidays with Santa’s Wonderland. It has carriage rides, ice skating, and even a giant gingerbread village. It’s never too early to start planning some magic for the holiday season!

Head Next Door to Bryan, TX

The city of Bryan, TX, has turned the old west into a modern attraction. With historic tours, shows, and shops aplenty, this area is rich with culture and is a great place to call home. If you find yourself moving to a new town like the heart of Aggieland, we can help you explore like the locals. Our dense suburban community is one of the best places to live in Brazos County and is top 100 most diverse places to live in Texas. There is plenty to do in Bryan, TX, and being bored is not an option. Looking for a fun outdoor recreation destination close by? Lake Bryan has areas for fishing, biking, hiking, boating, and more! Just west of the city, Lake Bryan lets you get away for the day or the weekend with tent and RV camping sites.

For shopping and dining, downtown is the place to be:

Storage Sense Facilities in College Station & Bryan, TX

The College Station-Bryan metropolitan area has lots to explore and plenty of charming neighborhoods to settle down in. Let Storage Sense assist you in your move or organizational project. Whether you are looking for some easy and quick student storage at the end of the semester or you need a long-term solution, our storage facilities are equipped to handle all your storage needs. We have a large range of storage unit sizes to fit any storage load. With two self storage locations in College Station and Bryan, Storage Sense is close and convenient to you. And both facilities are within 15 minutes from Texas A&M University. See more information about each storage facility and the self storage they offer!

Storage Sense – College Station

We are only 10 minutes from Texas A&M! Finding student storage in College Station, TX, has never been easier. Storage Sense on Old Wellborn Road offers indoor and outdoor storage units of all sizes, so you can be sure you’ll never be paying for more space than you need. You can choose between drive-up entry and temperature-controlled storage unit amenities to make your storing process easier. Talk to one of our experts in our office for help deciding on the best self storage for you and your items! You can also trust Storage Sense with your vehicles. Our outdoor parking spaces are perfect for large boats, trailers, and RVs. Get started today!

Storage Sense – Bryan

Closer to Bryan than College Station? Our other Storage Sense location is located on North Harvey Mitchell Parkway near Travis Bryan Municipal Park. And we are top rated in the Bryan area for self storage units! Just 16 minutes from the one on Old Wellborn Road, this storage facility is equipped with large drive-up storage units, as well as indoor storage options. Just as our neighboring location has, this Storage Sense also offers outdoor parking for vehicle storage. Both locations have offices staffed with storage professionals who can answer all your questions and help you through the rental process. Browse our available storage units and rent online!