Schertz is located just Northeast of San Antonio on the I-35 corridor, minutes from the Central Texas Hill Country and south to the Texas' Coastal region. Named in 2015 by Safewise.com for being one of the top safest cities in Texas, Schertz is nationally recognized for its family atmosphere, foresight, innovation, and commitment to economic prosperity and workforce opportunities. It is a unique community, blending its historic past with a dynamic and high-growth environment and diversity that gives it economic viability and strength. Schertz has grown from a small frontier town once to a burgeoning suburban area. The city offers various parks, pools and recreational facilities, as well as area shopping and cultural amenities. Educational opportunities abound as 16 academic and vocational institutions are within 30 miles of the city, while hundreds of entertainment options in Schertz' largest suburb-San Antonio-and north to Austin, are within an hour's drive. Small-town living with big-city conveniences-that's Schertz.