San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas


Monday, November 11th, 2013

City Hall hosting summit on population growth, development

San Marcos residents are invited to share their ideas and hear from fellow citizens regarding growth in their city at “SMTX Talks: A Constructive Conversation about Growth” from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the San Marcos Activity Center.

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

Fastest-growing city in the U.S.? San Marcos, Texas

San Marcos is the fastest-growing large city in the United States, according to updated population estimates announced today by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

Weeks after unanimous OK, council tables H-E-B proposal

Ignoring a developer’s plea that delay could endanger his deal to sell land to H-E-B for a new store on McCarty Lane, the San Marcos City Council on Tuesday voted to table an ordinance that they approved...

Monday, January 16th, 2012

Brad Rollins’ Blog: Introducing the Development Map

With the Development Map we are launching today, we hope to provide a resource that will be equally useful to those who develop, those who oppose development and everyone in between. The map as you see it...

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Updated: Kyle, Buda area now more populous than San Marcos, census says

The population of San Marcos within the city limits is still greater than Kyle and Buda's combined population. But the two corridor cities now outpace the county seat in total population when nearby unincorporated areas are included...