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Welcome to Spring Branch ...

Spring Branch is located in Hill Country.

Spring Branch is located in Comal County<1>.


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


Spring Branch was established in 1852.

A typical abbreviation for Spring Branch: Spring Br. (or less commonly used: Spring Brnch.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spring Branch has a population of 257 people<3> (see below for details).

Spring Branch is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Spring Branch is located in the (830) area code.

The ZIP code for Spring Branch: 78070<5>

Communities Also Named Spring Branch ...

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

Beyond Texas, there are 8 communities that are also named Spring Branch - they are located in Georgia (2), Kansas, Maryland, Missouri and South Carolina (2).

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

Communities near Spring Branch ...

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

  • Boerne
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Fair Oaks Ranch
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fair Oaks Ranch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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 <6>
  • Bulverde
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Garden Ridge
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garden Ridge
    • Garden Ridge is located in Comal County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,266 people
  • Blanco
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Anhalt
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anhalt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anhalt
    • Anhalt is located in Comal County
  • Honey Creek
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honey Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Honey Creek
    • Honey Creek is located in Comal County
  • Kendalia
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kendalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kendalia
    • Kendalia is located in Kendall County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kendalia <6>
  • Smithson Valley
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithson Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithson Valley
    • Smithson Valley is located in Comal County
  • Twin Sisters
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Twin Sisters
    • Twin Sisters is located in Blanco County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Branch ...

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

Adding Spring Branch to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Spring Branch was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Spring Branch post office opened in 1858.

We also found Spring Branch in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Spring Branch.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring Branch. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spring Branch.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spring Branch - 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 community (such as Spring Branch). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spring Branch or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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