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The neighborhood of Edison is located in San Antonio, Texas. Edison can be found at the intersection of East Hildebrand Avenue and San Pedro Avenue. Edison is just two blocks east of Interstate 10 and two blocks west of Highway 281. The zip code for Edison is 78212. The homes in this neighborhood were primarily built in the 1940s and early 50s. Large pecan trees can be found in many yards. Residents enjoy convenient access to public transportation and shopping.
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, SeaWorld 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.