The area was still part of the Spanish Empire , and later of the Mexican Republic. Today it is the state's oldest municipality. The city's deep history is contrasted with its rapid recent growth during the past few decades. It was the fastest-growing of the top ten largest cities in the United States from to , and the second from to As with many other urban centers in the Southwestern United States , areas outside the city limits are sparsely populated.
Wikimedia list article. Below follows a list of notables from the metropolitan area of San Antonio, Texas, United States. Downtown San Antonio. Contents. The list of University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) people includes notable alumni, faculty, and affiliates of UTSA. The term UTSA is used more commonly.