San Antonio Neighborhood Spotlight – Shavano Park

Shavano Park103 Cherry Bark, Shavano Park, TX 78230

Shavano Park is a northern neighborhood in San Antonio and is known to be one the safest communities in the city.  People flock to Shavano Park because of the gorgeous homes with prices that are more affordable than the more central neighborhoods such as Alamo Heights and Terrell Hills.  Also, Shavano Park offers more of a variety when it comes to real estate with a large number of apartments and condos in addition to single family homes.

Located on the edge of the Texas Hill Country, Shavano Park is about 12 miles north of downtown San Antonio. The area’s boundaries are Loop 1604 on the north, Huebner Road on the south, Lockhill Selma on the west and Salado Creek on the east.

Shavano ParkThe original Town of Shavano was established in about 1881 along the Olmos Creek and acted as a stagecoach and rail stop between San Antonio and Boerne. The area now occupied by the City of Shavano Park was part of the Stowers Ranch. In 1947, Wallace Rogers and Sons purchased the land for residential development starting in 1948.

The city of Shavano Park was incorporated on June 19, 1956 as a general law city. According to the US Census, the population of Shavano Park was 1,448 in 1980, 1,708 in 1990 and 1,754 in 2000. The current population of Shavano Park is estimated to be 3,200.

Read more about Shavano Park on The City of Shavano Park website.

Known for its excellent schools, high safety rating and beautiful yet affordable homes Shavano Park is a very desirable area in San Antonio. Click here to search listings in Shavano Park.


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