The City of Fair Oaks Ranch evolved from several parcels of land acquired by oil man Ralph Fair, Sr. during the 1930s. The working ranch, which had a dairy and granary, was first a center for Mr. Fairʼs racehorse operation. Later, Mr. Fair established a registered Hereford cattle operation including a cutting-edge artificial insemination program.

Ultimately, the City incorporated on January 21, 1988. Today the original 5,000 acres are blending well with the newly acquired ETJ from San Antonio. The City strives to preserve the beauty of the area, its quality of life, and the unique history surrounding the land. It is a legacy well worth preserving!