Type Settlement & River
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Contributor Contrib.Fanny on 12/30/2014
Last Editor EditorMike C on 3/2/2017
Means "Saint Anthony" from Spanish san "Saint" + Antonio, a Spanish form of the given name ANTHONY. The river was named after San Antonio de Padua by the first governor of Spanish Texas, Domingo Terán de los Ríos in 1691. A city on the river is named after it.