Welcome to City of Cibolo, Texas 78154
Cibolo is part of an area known as the Metrocom, the Northeast corner of Bexar County and the Southwest corner of Guadalupe County. The sister cities of the Metrocom include Universal City, Schertz, Selma, Live Oak, Garden Ridge, Converse and Kirby. In this area you will also find Randolph Air Force Base a major pilot training facility for the United States Air Force.
Cibolo has a rich history in the development of south Texas. Cibolo is located in the extreme western corner of Guadalupe County in south central Texas. Situated along Farm Market Road 78 and north to south along FM 1103, and paralleled by two major interstate highways, IH 10 to the south and IH 35 to the north.
There were many settlers in the Cibolo area long before 1876. The Comanche’s and other tribes roamed this area before the first German settlers arrived. In fact, the name Cibolo is an Indian word meaning “buffalo”. The City of Cibolo was named after the creek that flows through the area. In fact the story goes that Mr. Schlather, a local businessman, was asked by the railroad to name the town; thus he decided on the name Cibolo. Generally, the history of Cibolo begins with 1876 because that is the year the Southern Pacific Railroad cut through present day Cibolo; it connected with other larger cities such as Houston and San Antonio
As a result of the military base and Cibolo’s location, many business and industries have located in the Cibolo area. Cibolo is now awakening to the challenges of the future. In fact, the housing industry has been booming in Cibolo for several years. Cibolo is a charming city that provides a “country-style” way of life. Cibolo is a “City of Choice”.
In Cibolo, the population was spread out with 29.4% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 35.6% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older.