Schertz is a city in Guadalupe, Bexar, and Comal counties in the
U.S. state of Texas, within the San Antonio–New Braunfels metropolitan
area. The population was 34,883 as of the 2012 U.S. Census estimate,
up from 31,465 at the 2010 census.
Schertz is the third-largest city in the San Antonio-New Braunfels
metropolitan area and the largest city of the Randolph Metrocom,
which consists of cities surrounding the Randolph Air Force Base.
The Metrocom is located on San Antonio's far northeast side. In
addition to Schertz, other Randolph Metrocom communities include
Live Oak, Kirby, Converse, Marion, Cibolo, Universal City, Windcrest,
Garden Ridge, and Selma. These towns are located in Comal, Bexar, and
Guadalupe counties and combined have a total of 355,000 residents
and growing rapidly.