Balcones Heights, TX


By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: 1976

Updated: November 1, 1994


Balcones Heights is near the junction of Interstate highways 10 and 410, six miles north of downtown San Antonio in north central Bexar County. It was developed in the late 1940s and had a population of 950 in 1960 and 2,504 in 1970. The community was incorporated in the 1970s, and in 1990 it had 3,022 residents.

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The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this entry.

Christopher Long, “Balcones Heights, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed July 04, 2022, https://www.tshaonline.org/handbook/entries/balcones-heights-tx.

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

1976
November 1, 1994

Place
Balcones Heights
Currently Exists
Yes
Place Type
Town
USGS ID
2409776
Town Fields
  • Has post office: No
  • Is Incorporated: Yes
Belongs to
  • Bexar County
Coordinates
  • Latitude: 29.48991540°
  • Longitude: -98.55024800°
Population Counts
People Year
6,821 1960
2,504 1970
2,853 1980
3,022 1990
3,016 2000
2,941 2010
3,401 2019