Schertz is a city in Bexar, Comal, and Guadalupe counties in the U.S. state of Texas within the San Antonio–New Braunfels metropolitan area. The population was 31,465 at the 2010 census. Schertz is bordered by Cibolo to the east, a narrow strip of San Antonio to the south along Interstate 10, Converse and Randolph AFB to the southwest, Universal City and Selma to the west, Garden Ridge to the north, and New Braunfels to the northeast.
On July 16, 2007 CNNMoney.com rated Schertz one of the best places to live in the United States. In Texas, Schertz was ranked #1; Nationwide it came in at #40.
A major suburb of San Antonio, Schertz is the largest city of the Randolph Metrocom, which consists of towns and cities surrounding the Randolph Air Force Base. In addition to Schertz, other Randolph Metrocom communities include Live Oak, Kirby, Converse, Marion, Cibolo, Universal City, Windcrest, Garden Ridge, and Selma.
The annual Schertz Fest, in late September, features big name performers, food, beverages and more. In recent years the Schertz Civic Center has hosted one of the largest Wedding shows in the state of Texas. Wedding Parade is held the last Sunday in November and features over 75 vendors from around Central and South Texas.
Public education in Schertz is provided through the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City Independent School District (SCUCISD) which is composed of the neighboring towns of Schertz, Cibolo, and Universal City.