US 281 N Corridor
Spring Branch (not to be confused with the school district near Houston) is an unincorporated area along US Hwy 281 north of San Antonio, north of Bulverde, on the western side of Comal County and extends around to the north side of Canyon Lake. Don’t look for a city of Spring Branch, because there isn’t one. Mostly Spring Branch, TX is zip code 78070.
Because it isn’t a city, there are no city taxes or city services. While city taxes don’t apply, residents have typical city services provided by other entities. Not to worry, though. Emergency services (Fire and EMS) are provided by local ESDs – Emergency Services Districts. The Spring Branch EMS is progressive and widely acclaimed for their ground breaking services and education. Libraries are supported by local library districts. Trash service is private. Water and Electricity are provided by private companies.
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If you are raising a family, we know schools are important. Comal ISD is a growing district. A recent bond election will provide for building more schools and updating other smaller and older campuses.
Most students in Spring Branch attend in the feeder zone of Canyon Lake High School – home of the Hawks and the newest HS in the Comal ISD system. Canyon Lake high school offers a wide range of courses and extra curricular activities including music, drama, and athletics.
Visit Comal ISD Accountability Ratings to find out more about nearby schools.
Dining and Shopping
Spring Branch is a fast developing area. With the recent addition of Singing Hills, more shops and restaurants are coming into the area. WalMart is the anchor and an HEB superstore is close by.
Local restaurants include an assortment of national franchise selections and independently owned specialty restaurants like Sandra’s Mexican Cantina, Thai Lao Orchid and The Reel Seafood House.
And if you enjoy wine tasting, you’ve come to the right place. Wineries abound in central Texas. Award winning wines are bottled and served at Dry Comal Creek Winery.
Most of the entertainment in Spring Branch comes from enjoying the outdoor activities in the area. Besides fishing, boating, toobin’, hiking and wine tasting, there is music available most nights of the week in local venues. Mostly local musicians are featured, but one thing is certain – you don’t have to sit at home being bored. Check out the Shade Tree Saloon & Grill and Max’s Roadhouse.
Parks and Recreation
Golf anyone? River Crossing Golf Course is a prime golf destination. Along the Guadalupe River, there are plenty of places to launch canoes, kayaks, and toobs for a lazy float. For a fee, the outfitters will pick you and your floatation up at the end so you don’t have to drive multiple vehicles.
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