Buying in Floresville, TX – Country Living with City Convenience

Buying A Home In Floresville, Texas?

Floresville TX located in Wilson County has been called a bedroom city because it is so close to San Antonio.  From the city center to downtown San Antonio is about a 30 minute commute and you can reach Boerne or any location in San Antonio in an hour.  We always call it country living with city convenience as a majority of the homes are on at least 1 acre of land and have a quick drive to anywhere. The city of Floresville has  Wal Mart, HEB, Bealls, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Church’s Fried Chicken, LIttle Caesar’s Pizza, Capparelli’s Italian  as well as our own local businesses  within the city limits. But if you want more it is a short drive up US Hwy 181 to Brooks City Base and all the businesses located in San Antonio.

While the city itself only has a bit more than 7,000 people the outlying developments has contributed thousands to its growth and the size of the schools. Those subdivision developments range from about 1 acre to 5 acres for each home-site and range in price from the $200,000s to more than $400,000.  While there is lower priced homes the market is very limited in that price range.

Floresville  has celebrated the Annual  Floresville Peanut Festival since 1938.  A fun packed activity which draws thousands of people to enjoy the parade, the street dances, the carnival.  One can eat peanut brittle and sample the various concessions available while enjoying the carnival.  It is the second weekend in October and features Goober games on Tuesday, the Queen’s Coronation on Thursday night, a Kiddie Parade on Friday, Friday night street dance,  and the main Parade and activities on Saturday ending with the Saturday night street dance.

The schools have great programs for the students and are always working on improving what they can offer the students.  And of course, football and the other sports are a big activity even if it isn’t a winning season.  The FISD Mighty Tiger band wins numerous awards and is always a sight to behold.

Wilson County was formed from Bexar County and Atascosa County in 1860 and after several years Floresville became the county seat.  We have a long history with farming and ranching.  In the past almost the entire county was farm land which has slowly changed as peoples’ lives have changed.  So while it retains its small town charm and feeling the great majority of the people commute to San Antonio for their jobs.

Floresville, TX celebrates Wilson County's Sesquicentennial
Floresville, TX celebrates Wilson County’s Sesquicentennial

For more City Information:          https://www.floresvilletx.gov/

Blog:  http://activerain.com/blogsview/4868524/eagleford-shale-impact—south-texas-and-san-antonio

To search for Floresville TX homes for sale on MLS use zip code:   78114   Find Floresville TX homes for sale

 

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