Top 4 Neighborhoods for San Antonio-based US Military

San Antonio is home to one of the largest active and retired military populations, with thousands of military families relocating to San Antonio every year. When looking for a new home, there are a variety of factors that must be considered, including cost, excellent school districts, access to amenities, and close proximity to military bases.

Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills

Located close to Fort Sam Houston, Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills neighborhoods are some of the more upscale neighborhoods in San Antonio with beautiful unique homes with charm. Not only is the area centrally located, with all active bases no more than a 25-minute drive. Terrell Hills and Alamo Heights it is a consistently safe area and boasts some of the best public schools in town...all within a very short distance of great shopping and dining amenities!

A home in the Alamo Heights neighborhood.

Kirby Neighborhood and Converse Neighborhood

The Kirby/Converse area, one of the more reasonably priced areas for San Antonio real estate, is only 5 minutes away from Randolph Air Force Base and a quick drive to downtown. Not only does the area offer a reasonable commute, it also has a number of options for schools, including Judson Early College Academy, which has been rated as a high achieving and challenging institution.

A home in the Kirby area.

Sea World Area and Westover Hills Neighborhood

Similarly to Kirby and Converse, the Sea World and Westover Hills neighborhoods are great options for military families stationed at Lackland Air Force Base. It is a quick drive to both Ingram Park Mall and La Cantera shopping malls.

A home in Westover Hills

DeZavala and IH-10 Neighborhood

DeZavala and IH-10 is a great location for those stationed at Camp Bullis. Like the Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills area, it has access to some of the best public schools in San Antonio and is near both La Cantera and Huebner Oaks shopping centers.

A home in the DeZavala area.

As one of the biggest military cities in the United States, San Antonio offers a number of great real estate options for families relocating to the area. There are many factors to take into consideration, but Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills, Kirby and Converse, Sea World and Westover Hills, and DeZavala and IH-10 are all exceptional options for military families moving to San Antonio.

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