Located just 5 miles to the north of San Antonio, Terrel Hills is a relatively small suburban town that is quite a popular location in San Antonio. Many people that move to the San Antonio area look for suburban homes and suburban neighborhoods and that is exactly what the town of Terrel Hills has to offer. Like many other suburban areas Terrel Hills is slightly more spread out than most city locations, of course it is still somewhat congested due to the fact that it is only about 5 miles from downtown San Antonio but it is still a unique and popular neighborhood.
Like many other cities and towns in the area Terrel Hills initially was founded in the early to mid 1900s. The location of Terrel Hills was originally quite a long distance away from San Antonio but obviously as San Antonio began to grow and prosper the city of Terrel Hills was eventually nearly swallowed by the big city. This is not necessarily a bad thing though as it offers plenty of great shopping, dining, and just overall convenience that you cannot find in a rural city or rural neighborhood. Terrel Hills is yet another small town that resisted being annexed by San Antonio as well which is part of what makes it a unique town compared to many others in the area.
If you are looking for a suburban neighborhood with plenty of homes and apartments then you should definitely consider the Terrel Hills area. Quick access to shopping and entertainment are only part of the benefits of living close to the downtown sector of San Antonio; if you're planning to commute to San Antonio for work then Terrel Hills is a great choice as it offers some separation from the city without making it difficult or time consuming to make it downtown. Very few other neighborhoods offer the amazing access to downtown San Antonio without being a part of the city; of course Terrel Hills also has multiple public parks and outdoor areas that are quite popular with residents of the area too. Make sure to visit Terrel Hills and see how well it suits your needs; no other neighborhoods have all of the convenience and accessibility that Terrel Hills has so you might be surprised by how great of a city and neighborhood Terrel Hills is.