New Braunfels is located in Comal County and is one of the best places to live in Texas. Living in New Braunfels offers residents a sparse suburban environment and most residents own their homes. New Braunfels has a lot of bars and parks. The victory of the Mexican War in the 19th century opened up large areas north and east of the city for agriculture and settlements, giving rise to cities such as New Braunfels and San Marcos.
The South Texas Medical Center is one of the largest in the state, with an important component of medical and biotechnological research.