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. The City of Cibolo is within easy access of Seguin and San Antonio. Cibolo lies approximately 13 miles east of the San Antonio metropolitan area.
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 voted to become an independent township on October 9, 1965. Cibolo is quite different from what it was in the early 1900’s. Cibolo is home to a diverse group of people. 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”.
The population for the City of Cibolo in 1970 was estimated by the U.S. Census to be 440. According to the U.S. Census the 1990 population of Cibolo was 1,757 and in 2000 3,035 people called Cibolo their home. Today Cibolo has an estimated population of 25,403 and growing.