New Braunfels is located in the heart of Texas' beautiful Hill Country with many educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities. New Braunfels is known for it German heritage, great food, live music, and artistic expression. Truly a river city, she hosts thousands of summer visitors who enjoy the many water ways and relaxed vibe. Located one hour South of Austin, a half hour North of San Antonio and three hours from the Texas Gulf coast. This small town is also close to college and pro sports teams. With its Texas charm, large city amenities, small town vibe, warm climate, cultural diversity, and outstanding public schools, New Braunfels is a delightful place to live and raise a family.