Windcrest, TX

By: Christopher Long

Type: General Entry

Published: 1952

Updated: October 1, 1995

Font size: A / A reset

Windcrest is just east of the intersection of Interstate Highway 35 and Loop 410, ten miles northeast of downtown San Antonio in northeastern Bexar County. It was developed and incorporated in the late 1950s and rapidly expanded from a population of 441 in 1960 to 3,371 in 1970 and 5,332 in 1980. Since that time the population has been relatively static, with 5,331 inhabitants reported in 1990 and 5,105 in 2000.


  • Communities

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

Christopher Long, “Windcrest, TX,” Handbook of Texas Online, accessed September 17, 2021,

Published by the Texas State Historical Association.

October 1, 1995