Southtown is a residential neighborhood located just south of downtown San Antonio and thanks to the location it is quite popular. Southtown has a variety of things to offer as a community, all of which make it quite popular. The location of Southtown is probably the biggest draw to the area for many people but not necessarily for the reasons you would expect. Being just outside of San Antonio is obviously quite convenient but there are also plenty of shopping centers and malls within just a few miles of Southtown; quick access to San Antonio as well as other important cities near Southtown really makes the area a very convenient place to live.
Historically Southtown has pretty much always been a residential area. As more and more people began to move to the San Antonio area they needed somewhere to live and expansion out of the city was inevitable. Southtown is one such place that this outward expansion took place and because of that there is plenty of residential development in Southtown and other nearby cities and districts. No matter what type of housing or what price range you are looking for Southtown will likely offer what you need.
As for public programs and public works projects, Southtown has plenty. Southtown obviously has multiple public schools that serve the residents based upon location as well as age of children. Thanks to the fact that there are multiple schools in Southtown many families find that it is quite convenient to take children to school each day. There are also multiple public libraries within Southtown or just a few miles outside of Southtown that are accessible to everyone. Finally, Southtown offers plenty of outdoor areas including parks and walking trails that keep residents happy and entertained by offering some fresh air and outdoor fun.
Overall Southtown is a very popular residential neighborhood that offers a unique blend of housing and shopping. Southtown is close enough to San Antonio to quickly and painlessly commute each day while still being far enough away to not have to deal with much of the traffic or congestion. There are plenty of schools and parks in the vicinity of Southtown as well and overall the entire district and community is unmatched by nearly any other areas in San Antonio. Definitely take a look at Southtown if you are planning to move to the San Antonio area as it is simply a very nice place to live.