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The neighborhood of East Village is located in San Antonio, Texas. East Village can be found off Rittiman Road and right next to Lou Kardon Memorial Park. The zip code for East Village is 78218. The homes were built in the late 1960s and early 70s on beautiful, spacious, half-acre lots with mature trees. Residents love the lack of traffic in this area along with the nearby schools of the Judson School District. East Village is a short drive to Interstate Highway 35.
This part of San Antonio has an abundance of leisure activities to choose from. Kenwood Park is just across the street from Edison and the Olmos Basin Golf Course is just another block east. The San Antonio Zoo is just a few blocks southeast of Edison along with the Brackenridge Park Municipal Golf Course. Any farther east of Edison you will run into Fort Sam Houston and the San Antonio Country Club.
San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the United States and the 2nd largest city in Texas with a population of over 1.4 million. San Antonio is famous for many places and events including the Alamo, the Riverwalk, the Tower of the Americas, Sea World, and Six Flags Fiesta Theme Park. These attractions bring in over 26 million tourists each year.
The original inhabitants of San Antonio are Native Americans but the city was named by Spanish explorers and missionaries in 1691. In 1845 the United States annexed Texas leading to the Mexican- American War. San Antonio has prospered as a large cattle center.
San Antonio hosts many large employers including Fortune 500 companies such as Valero Energy Corporation, USAA and Clear Channel Communications. Other major employers include H-E-B, Kinetic Concepts, Frost National Bank, Taco Cabana, Whataburger, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Kohl’s, Allstate, Chase Bank, Philips, Wachovia, Toyota, Sysco, Caterpillar, AT&T, Citigroup, Boeing, QVC and Lockheed Martin.