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10 Compelling Reasons to Make Schertz, Texas and The Crossvine Your Next Home

the-crossvine | July 6 2023

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Looking for the perfect blend of small-town charm and big-city convenience? Welcome to Schertz, where everything comes together to create the perfect place to call home in Texas. Here are ten compelling reasons why this friendly town is the perfect fit for you and your family.

1. Strong Sense of Community and Local Culture

Community spirit runs deep in Schertz. Residents here are united by a strong sense of belonging and a shared commitment to the city’s well-being. The local culture is marked by civic pride, local festivals, farmers’ markets, and community events that make Schertz feel like one big family. For a glimpse into the cultural past that made Schertz what it is today, take a look at the documentary: “Schertz Now and Then: An Oral History.

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2. Beautiful Parks and Outdoor Spaces

Nature lovers will adore Schertz for its lush parks, hiking trails, and ample green spaces. Whether it’s swimming or scaling the jungle gyms at Pickrell Park, enjoying the shady calm of Heritage Oaks Park, or exploring nature at Crescent Bend Nature Park, there are plenty of opportunities for outdoor fun and relaxation. Plus, these spaces are perfect for weekend family outings or peaceful morning jogs.

3. Festive, Family-Friendly Atmosphere

Schertz is renowned for its warm and welcoming atmosphere, which makes it an ideal place for families of all sizes. Various community activities and events are organized throughout the year to promote togetherness and family fun.

4. Abundance of Recreational Opportunities

From playing a few rounds at Randolph Oaks Golf Course to making a splash at the Schertz Aquatic Center, there’s never a shortage of recreational activities in Schertz. The Schertz Public Library is a gorgeous oasis of learning and the Schertz Senior Center has you covered for poker, painting, and line dancing. The city also hosts various sports leagues and community classes, providing ample opportunities for residents to engage in their favorite hobbies and activities. The Parks and Rec Fun Guide will help you take advantage of everything Schertz has to offer- and it’s a lot!

5. Excellent Schools

Schertz is home to a number of high-quality schools, falling under the esteemed Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District. These schools are known for their strong academic programs, dedicated staff, and wide range of extracurricular activities, providing a well-rounded educational experience that supports students’ development and success.

Kids who grow up at The Crossvine would attend:

  • Rose Garden Elementary School
  • Ray D. Corbitt Junior High School
  • Samuel Clemons High School

6. Convenient Location near San Antonio

Located just 25 miles from downtown San Antonio, Schertz offers the serenity of a small town while still providing easy access to bustling city life. San Antonio is known for its unique culture and link to our historic past, the world-famous San Antonio River Walk, a thriving arts scene, and some of the best chefs in the country. Whether you work in the city or enjoy visiting for its vibrant shopping, dining, and entertainment options, Schertz’s convenient location offers the best of both worlds.

7. Affordable Cost of Living

Despite its many amenities and desirable location, Schertz remains an affordable place to live. The city boasts a lower cost of living compared to many parts of Texas, allowing residents to enjoy a high quality of life without breaking the bank. From housing to groceries, your dollar stretches further in Schertz.

8. Employment Opportunities

Schertz is part of a rapidly growing economic corridor stretching from San Antonio to Austin, presenting a wealth of employment opportunities across various sectors. Amazon, Sysco, Visionworks, FedEx, the US Air Force, and Caterpillar are just some of the major employers here. With a thriving local business scene, connection to Randolph Air Force Base, and close proximity to San Antonio’s robust job market, residents have diverse options when it comes to building their careers.

9. Peace of Mind

Schertz takes pride in its low crime rates and responsive public safety departments, offering its residents peace of mind. The local police and fire departments are committed to maintaining a safe and secure environment, contributing to the city’s reputation as an ideal place to call home.

10. The Crossvine: An Ideal Neighborhood

Nestled in Schertz is The Crossvine, a mixed-use community that perfectly exemplifies the city’s charm and livability. With its variety of home styles, community pool, extensive trails and greenbelts, and proximity to the best of what Schertz has to offer, The Crossvine provides a complete living experience, making it an ideal choice for those looking to call Schertz home.