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The Brazos Valley is a region in the U.S. state of Texas (Central Texas) consisting of Brazos County, Robertson County, Grimes County, Washington County, Burleson County, Madison County, and Leon County, with Brazos County and the cities of College Station and Bryan at its center. Although the Brazos River lies at the center of the region, not all areas of the region are a part of the Brazos watershed.

The population of the region was estimated to be 278,696 in 2003 by the U.S. Census Bureau. It covers 5,109 square miles.

Post Oak Mall, located in College Station, is the area's largest mall, and its second largest tax payer.[1][2][3] Over 75 percent of retail sales in the Brazos Valley coming from sales at the mall's stores and it continues to be one if the area's largest employers.[4]

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References

  1. ^ Lee, Steve (February 11, 1982). "Mall will open 80 stores next week". Bryan-College Station Eagle (College Station, Texas): p. 7B.  
  2. ^ Levey, Kelli (April 4, 2004). "Post Oak Mall works to retain costumers". The Bryan-College Station Eagle. http://209.189.226.235/businesstechnology/040404postoakmall.htm. Retrieved January 25, 2008.  
  3. ^ Estridge, Holli (April 03, 2008). "Growth Opportunities". Bryan-College Station Eagle. http://www.theeagle.com/business/Growth-opportunities. Retrieved August 30, 2009.  
  4. ^ Hensley, Laura (February 16, 2007). "Post Oak Mall to celebrate 25 years". The Bryan-College Station Eagle. http://209.189.226.235/stories/021607/local_20070216002.php. Retrieved January 7, 2008.  

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The Post Oak Savannah is the southernmost portion of Texas' Prairies and Lakes region.

  • Palmetto State Park, 78 Park Road 11 South, Gonzales, +1 830 672-3266, [1]. Another Civilian Conservation Corps park, about an hour east of San Antonio. Activities include canoeing the San Marcos River, hiking, biking, swimming, and tubing. Primitive and improved camp sites are available, as is a group picnic shelter (all by reservation at the park office, call ahead during the busy summer months).

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The Post Oak Savannah begins at the convergence of the Piney Woods and Blackland Prairie in the northeast and stretches down past the Brazos River Valley to include the space between Austin and Houston. It is flanked on the west by the Blackland Prairie and Hill Country, on the northeast by the Piney Woods, on the south east by the Gulf Coast region, and on the southwest by the South Texas Plains.

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