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Located in: Comal County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Spring Br.

Time Zone: Spring Branch lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (830)

ZIP Code: 78070<1>

Elevation: 1,110 feet [338.33 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Spring Branch. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.8899, Longitude: -98.4253     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Spring Branch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   29° 53' 23"
Lon:   -98° 25' 31"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Spring Branch

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Spring Branch

GNIS ID:   1380926
FIPS State / Place Code:   48 / 69608

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Spring Branch)

About Comal County

The community of New Braunfels is the County Seat for Comal County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Comal)


2018:<5>     148,373   (36.78% increase since 2010)  
2010:     108,472   (39.03% increase since 2000)
2000:     78,021

Total Area:<6>   574 sq. miles [1,488.9 km²]   - of which 2.68% is water (15.4 sq. miles [39.9 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   47,108

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Comal

GNIS ID:   1383831
FIPS State / County Code:   48 / 091

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Spring Branch)

About Texas

From the US Census


2018:     28,701,845   (14.14% increase since 2010)  
2010:     25,145,561   (20.59% increase since 2000)
2000:     20,851,820

Websites for State of Texas

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Texas

GNIS ID:   1779801
FIPS State:   48

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<1>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).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spring Branch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Spring Branch, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Spring Branch.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2018.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Spring Branch. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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