New Braunfels Community Information

New Braunfels, located about 45 minutes Northeast of San Antonio, Texas is a charming town with a population of 66,000 people. Built around the Guadalupe and Comal Rivers, New Braunfels was founded by German immigrants and carries a rich history of German tradition. The Historic Gruene district is home to the oldest remaining dance hall in Texas - Gruene Hall, and a number of other historic buildings that reflect the towns’ German heritage. New Braunfels artfully mixes historical significance and the charm of a small Texas town, creating a unique atmosphere where so many great community events take place.

Visitors and locals alike enjoy the dance hall, the annual Wurstfest, floating the river, and of course the endless entertainment at Schlitterbahn Water Park & Resort. The local rivers, surrounding parks make for great outdoor fun, for those who love to golf, to fish, or paddle board. Be sure to enjoy the open-air farmers' market with live music that takes place in the Main Plaza downtown!


Explore the links below to learn more about New Braunfels, Texas and the surrounding area. We have also provided a map for you to get acquainted with the town layout and to help you plan your trip! For things to do, check out our New Braunfels local area guide and our New Braunfels events page.

Local Organizations

  1. Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce

City Overview

  1. City of New Braunfels

State Travel Guide

  1. Texas Highways
  2. Texas Small Towns Guide

New Braunfels Local Phone Numbers

Contact Phone Number
Emergency 911
Comal County Sherrif 830-609-3921
Christa Santa Rosa Hospital 830-606-9111
New Braunfels Herald Zeitung 830-625-9144
New Braunfels Police 830-608-2179
Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce 830-625-2385