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Fort Sam Houston, TX

If you have been stationed at Fort Sam Houston, you might want to look for apartments close to the area for easier commute.

Even with San Antonio's dense population, finding an apartment in the Fort Sam Houston area should not be a problem. The base is still a good 20 minutes away from the city proper, and the suburban communities around can offer you and your family the perfect residence that you are hoping for. Visiting the metropolis is also fairly easy - just hop onto I-35 and you're there!

For a little bit of history lesson for apartment hunters, Fort Sam Houston was built in 1876 and was named after the first president of the Republic of Texas, Sam Houston. Construction of buildings started in the early 1870s under Major General Edward Ord. Today, the base is known locally as Fort Sam and it also boasts one of the largest collections of historic military structures with over 900 buildings in the vicinity.

With an annual operating budget of $1.9 billion and with more than 27,000 military and civilian personnel working in the post, apartments around the Fort Sam Houston area are bound to be available for you. Because it is known as the Home of Army Medicine, the neighborhoods around the base support many military personnel who are training medically and their families are surely well catered to.

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