San Angelo, Texas is located on the banks of the Concho River, in the middle of the plains of western Texas. At an elevation of 1,850 feet above sea level, San Angelo enjoys a relatively mild climate with low humidity levels and about 250 days of sunshine.
The city of San Angelo has a population of about 90,000, of which, over half are under the age of 40. Angelo State University (ASU), with a student population of over 6,000 contributes to the city not only being young but also feeling young.
Main attractions in and around San Angelo include the ASU Planetarium, Paint Brush Alley the historic Cactus Hotel, which was converted to a cultural center, and Fort Concho National Historic Landmark. Outdoor recreational activities are plentiful in Lake Nasworthy, Twin Buttes and San Angelo State Park's O.C. Fisher Reservoir, which are located in the southwest and northwest areas of San Angelo.
Shopping opportunities can be found at Historic Block One along Concho Avenue in downtown and Sunset Mall. Hotels and motels in San Angelo can be found all around town. All San Angelo hotels are within 4 miles of downtown and are no more than 10 miles from the San Angelo Regional Airport Mathis Field located southwest of town.