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Welcome to Schertz ...

The city of Schertz is located

Schertz is primarily located in Bexar County<1>. A portion of Schertz extends into Comal County and Guadalupe County.

The location of Schertz has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Schertz has a population of 41,993 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Schertz was established in 1843.

Schertz is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Schertz: (830)

The ZIP code for Schertz: 78154<5>

Websites for Schertz ...

Official Website: www.schertz.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Schertz had an population of 41,993 people. This is an increase of 33.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 124.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Schertz had a population of 31,465 people. This makes Schertz the county's most populous community.

The population of Schertz represents 0.13% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 92nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 31,465 people, the population of Schertz increased 68.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 18,694 people).

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

Communities Also Named Schertz ...

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

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

Communities near Schertz ...

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

  • San Antonio [Bexar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Antonio
    • San Antonio [Bexar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Schertz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,567,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Antonio
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Antonio<7>
  • New Braunfels [Comal County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Braunfels
    • New Braunfels [Comal County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Schertz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Braunfels have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Braunfels
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Braunfels<7>
  • Seguin [Guadalupe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seguin
    • Seguin [Guadalupe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Schertz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,165 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seguin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seguin<7>
  • Kirby [Bexar County]
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    • Kirby [Bexar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Schertz
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,719 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kirby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kirby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kirby<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alamo Heights [Bexar County]
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      • Alamo Heights [Bexar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Schertz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,668 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alamo Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alamo Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alamo Heights<7>
    • Windcrest [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windcrest
      • Windcrest [Bexar County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Schertz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Windcrest have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windcrest
    • Bulverde [Comal County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bulverde
      • Bulverde [Comal County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Schertz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,509 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bulverde
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bulverde<7>
    • Terrell Hills [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terrell Hills
      • Terrell Hills [Bexar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Schertz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,451 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terrell Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terrell Hills
    • Castle Hills [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Castle Hills
      • Castle Hills [Bexar County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Schertz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,448 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Castle Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Castle Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Castle Hills<7>
    • Shavano Park [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shavano Park
      • Shavano Park [Bexar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Schertz
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,024 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shavano Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shavano Park

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 Schertz. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schertz.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Schertz. 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 Schertz.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schertz ...

Looking for more information about Schertz? 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 Schertz, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Schertz.

Adding Schertz to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Schertz in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

We originally found mention of Schertz in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Schertz on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Schertz

Visit our Community Index for Texas

About Bexar County

About Texas

The official website for Schertz: www.schertz.com/

The official website for Bexar County: www.co.bexar.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 Bexar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Schertz.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schertz - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Schertz). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Schertz or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Schertz) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Schertz. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SchertzOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Schertz. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.5664, Longitude: -98.2579       In this case, the coordinates for Schertz have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.

 

 

 

 

 


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