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Seguin is a city in Guadalupe County, in the San Antonio metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Col. Juan Nepomucena Seguin, a lieutenant of Sam Houston in Texas' fight for independence; he later served as a state senator.

The latitude of Seguin is 29.568N. The longitude is -97.964W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 522 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,186.


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Median household income
Local
$31,618
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Seguin demographic reports
Seguin is on the Guadalupe River.
Claims to be home of the "world's largest pecan," a statue on the courthouse lawn.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 101. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 4.4 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1975 movie, "The Great Waldo Pepper"
· 1993 movie, "Dazed and Confused"
Well-known residents have included:
· Joe Williams, baseball player
· Nanci Griffith, singer
Local festivals include:
  • Roundup Cowboy Gathering - Sept. 14-15, 2007
  • Fiestas Juan Seguin - June 1-2, 2007
  • Guadalupe County Fair - Oct. 11-14, 2007
  • Agri-Fest - April 12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Seguin web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Mid-Texas Symphony
Nearby parks & recreation: Max Starcke Park
Historic sites and museums: Sebastopol State Historical Park, Los Nogales Museum, Fiedler Museum
Colleges and universities: Texas Lutheran University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)
Pronunciations: suh-GEEN

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Seguin demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Guadalupe County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, San Antonio area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 78155 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Seguin residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Seguin ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Seguin was $13,740, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Seguin residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Seguin include Seguin Commercial Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Seguin, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $358.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $756.


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Libraries in Seguin include Seguin-Guadalupe County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Seguin include Seguin Gazette-Enterprise

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Guadalupe County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Seguin political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Seguin workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Seguin between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 4.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.

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Hotels in Seguin include Best Value Inn Seguin, Comfort Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn, Super 8, Super 8.

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