Community information

Nestled in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, New Braunfels is a special place. Learn more about why over 100,000 residents are proud to call our community home.

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Quality of life

Like no place on earth

At the confluence of the Comal and Guadalupe rivers, New Braunfels offers a unique blend of big-city amentities and small-town charm. With multiple water recreation opportunities, quality shopping and dining, and dozens of unique festivals and events, residents and visitors alike enjoy New Braunfels' natural beauty year-round.

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Local schools & educational opportunities

A community of learners

Featuring top-rated local schools and numerous higher education opportunities, New Braunfels' highly educated population has access to a wealth of educational resources.

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History & heritage

"Ist das leben schön"

German for "life is beautiful" and our city's motto for over 150 years: founded by a German prince in 1845, New Braunfels maintains deep ties to its rich cultural heritage.

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Demographic information & trends

Our population & progress

With our exceptional quality of life and prime location in the heart of the Austin-San Antonio corridor, it's no wonder that New Braunfels' population has grown by 66% in the past ten years. Residents and businesses alike find New Braunfels the perfect place to live, work, and thrive.