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Welcome to Bulverde ...

The city of Bulverde is located in Hill Country.

Bulverde is located in Comal County<1>.



The community of Bulverde was established in 1850.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bulverde has a population of 5,337 people<2> (see below for details).

Bulverde is 1,300 feet [396 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Bulverde lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bulverde is located in the (830) area code.

The ZIP code for Bulverde: 78163<4>

Websites for Bulverde ...

Official Website: www.bulverdecity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bulverde had an population of 5,337 people. This is an increase of 15.27% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 41.9% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bulverde had a population of 4,630 people. This makes Bulverde the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bulverde represents 0.02% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 355th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,630 people, the population of Bulverde increased 23.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,761 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bulverde.

Communities Also Named Bulverde ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Texas communities named Bulverde: This one is located in Comal County and the other is located in Bexar County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Bulverde.

Communities near Bulverde ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bulverde.

  • New Braunfels
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
  • Schertz
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schertz have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schertz
    • Schertz is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,440 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schertz <5>
  • Cibolo
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cibolo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cibolo
    • Cibolo is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,465 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cibolo <5>
  • Converse
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Converse have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Converse
    • Converse is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,814 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Converse <5>
  • Universal City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Universal City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Universal City
    • Universal City is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,007 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Universal City <5>
  • Boerne
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Live Oak
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Live Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Live Oak
    • Live Oak is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,661 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Live Oak <5>
  • Selma
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Fair Oaks Ranch
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Oaks Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fair Oaks Ranch
    • Fair Oaks Ranch is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,345 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fair Oaks Ranch <5>
  • Alamo Heights
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamo Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alamo Heights
    • Alamo Heights is located in Bexar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,668 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo Heights <5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bulverde. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bulverde.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bulverde. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Bulverde.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bulverde. See our Newspapers Page for Bulverde.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bulverde ...

Looking for more information about Bulverde? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bulverde, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bulverde.

The official website for Bulverde: www.bulverdecity.com/

The official website for Comal County: www.co.comal.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Comal, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bulverde.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bulverde - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bulverde). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bulverde or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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