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New Braunfels, the county seat of Comal County, is located on IH 35 only 30 minutes north of downtown San Antonio and 45 minutes south of Austin. IH 10 is only minutes east and State Highway 46 bisects the city. Each year, more than 3 million visitors come to New Braunfels to explore the shopping and recreational activities steeped in German culture and heritage. Its strategic location has created opportunities to grow in the global market and satisfy the needs of the international shopper.

Almost equal distance between the seventh largest city in the U.S. (San Antonio) and the State Capitol (Austin), New Braunfels has easy access to major highways with IH-35 running through the city. Our strategic location is 15 minutes from the new Caterpillar manufacturing plant, 45-minutes from the Toyota manufacturing plant and only a 3-hour drive to trade gateways into Mexico, Central and South America. Along with immediate access to highways, New Braunfels is close to nearby air, rail and bus services.

The people of New Braunfels are diverse, educated and motivated. They enjoy a community which retains a small town feel, but with most of the conveniences of living in a large city. The infrastructure here is solid, with active thought to expansion as well as conservation. The streets are safe and clean, and we boast a number of top-notch private and public schools as well as beautiful parks, public spaces, historical sites and churches.

Residents and visitors alike enjoy the abundant opportunities for leisure which have made this city known as a mecca for those seeking fun or relaxation. There’s room for a little bit of everything here in New Braunfels.

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172 years ago today New Braunfels was founded! This photo features the historic and majestic Founder's Oak: "Prince Carl of Solms Braunfels, Commissioner General of ‘The Society for the Protection of German Immigrants of Texas,' came to the area in March 1845 and signed a deed for two leagues of land, which included Comal Springs and Founders Oak. Thus was born New Braunfels."

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Check out the latest progress (and process!) on your new, Community Recreation Center here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoVRMDqUc9Y

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Expensive 4 year college isn't the only option after high school. -- Mike Rowe

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The District's demographer, Bob Templeton, presented an update during the February board meeting. Did you know that more than 1,600 new homes closed in Comal ISD during 2016? We can expect an increase of approximately 5,600 students during the next 5 years due to the rapid growth in our district. Find more information on the demographic report here: www.comalisd.org/pages/Comal_ISD/Bond/News/Demographic_Report_Update

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Introducing Solms Landing of New Braunfels. Shop, dine, play, stay, and reside in this upscale community now in the planning stages. More info at www.solmslanding.com

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