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Best Places To Live In San Marcos, TX

  • San Marcos, TX
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 57,743
  • Before relocating to Houston in 2006, I stayed in San Marcos for a few years. This beautiful city is located right on the border of Texas Hill Country. Although I am not a big fan of the arid climate in…[read more]


Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score91
  • New Braunfels, TX
  • 16.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 67,097
  • I lived in New Braunfels Texas for about 5 years in my early twenties. New Braunfels is known for its german culture anand friendly people. This is a small town where it is easy to feel right at home.…[read more]
  • Buda, TX
  • 15.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 11,936
  • Living here in Buda, TX has been a great experience. I really enjoy the small historical town look and feel of this city. Although it is known for its casinos, shopping, and its historical downtown…[read more]
  • San Leanna, TX
  • 19.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 606
  • Kyle, TX
  • 9.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 34,080
  • Living in Kyle, Texas is great if you wish to be close to the city of Austin, but want to have a smaller community surrounding you. The city of Kyle is within 20 miles of the city of Austin. You can be…[read more]
  • Wimberley, TX
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,799
  • Lockhart, TX
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 13,222
  • Lockhart, TX has a lot to offer to anyone looking to relax out here in the Texas countryside. Living in Lockhart puts you about 35 mins away from Austin, which is perfect if you want to go into the city…[read more]
  • Geronimo, TX
  • 14.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,124
  • Mountain City, TX
  • 11.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 694
  • Seguin, TX
  • 20 miles away (City)
  • Population: 27,543
  • My family and I have enjoyed being a resident of one of the fastest growing communities in the nation and for the last 3 years, we have been living in Seguin, TX which is providing us with a happy and…[read more]
  • McQueeney, TX
  • 20.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,514
  • Lake Dunlap, TX
  • 17.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 2,372
  • Manchaca, TX
  • 18.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,119
  • Woodcreek, TX
  • 14.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,491
  • Hays, TX
  • 17.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 313
  • Luling, TX
  • 21.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 5,679
  • Martindale, TX
  • 6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,379
  • Mustang Ridge, TX
  • 18.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,192
  • Staples, TX
  • 10.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 244
  • Niederwald, TX
  • 15.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 576
  • Kingsbury, TX
  • 17 miles away (City)
  • Population: 710
  • Uhland, TX
  • 9.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,352
  • I was thinking of relocating my family in this town. However, I have spoken to some of the residents of that town and they say pretty much the same thing..... "Stay away from this town". When I asked…[read more]
  • Driftwood, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 140
  • Creedmoor, TX
  • 18.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 156
  • Redwood, TX
  • 4.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,009

Listed above are the best places to live in San Marcos, TX for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - San Marcos, TX, followed by the best places to live near San Marcos, TX, sorted by Livability Score.

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