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These images show the metropolitan area of San Antonio, Texas. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the population of the San Antonio metropolitan area was 863,669 in 1970. By 1990, the population had grown to 1.41 million. That growth continued, with increases to 1.71 million in 2000, 2.14 million in 2010, and 2.60 million in 2021. The population change from 1990 to 2021 is an 84% increase, and in 2021, San Antonio ranked 24th in the country in population.

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Dec. 7, 1974, Landsat 1 (path/row 29/40) — San Antonio, TX, USA
Nov. 12, 1987, Landsat 5 (path/row 27/40) — San Antonio, TX, USA
Nov. 13, 2002, Landsat 7 (path/row 27/40) — San Antonio, TX, USA
Nov. 3, 2013, Landsat 8 (path/row 27/40) — San Antonio, TX, USA
Nov. 1, 2018, Landsat 8 (path/row 27/40) — San Antonio, TX, USA
Nov. 12, 2022, Landsat 8 (path/row 27/40) — San Antonio, TX, USA

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Brown, Timothy M., [n.d.], Randolph Air Force Base, Handbook of Texas Online: Texas State Historical Association, available at http://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/online/articles/qbr01. (Accessed January 27, 2012.)

CPS Energy, 2018, Cooling Lakes and Parks: CPS Energy, accessed April 27, 2018, at https://www.cpsenergy.com/en/about-us/community/lakes-and-parks.html.

History of Randolph Air Force Base, 2010, Randolph Air Force Base Web site at http://www.jbsa.mil/Information/History/JBSA-Randolph.aspx. (Accessed January 27, 2012.)

Mitchell Lake, 2011, San Antonio Water System Web site at http://www.saws.org/environment/MitchellLake. (Accessed January 27, 2012.)

U.S. Census Bureau, 1970, Population Counts for Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas, 1970 Census of Population, available at https://www.census.gov/library/publications/1972/dec/phc-1.html. (Accessed January 27, 2012.)

U.S. Census Bureau, 2022, Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas Population Totals and Components of Change--2020-2021: accessed August 25, 2022, at https://www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/popest/2020s-total-metro-and-micro-statistical-areas.html.

We Are Toyota, Texas, [n.d.], Toyota Motor Manufacturing Web site at http://www.toyotatexas.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=6&Itemid=3. (Accessed January 27, 2012.)

 

 

 

 

 

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