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New Castroville development brings comparisons to other San Antonio areas

Castroville is currently home to about 3,000 people and a very unique history dating back to the mid-1800's. A new planned development would add hundreds of homes.

Kristin Dean

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Published: 1:21 PM CST December 12, 2021
Updated: 9:59 AM CST December 13, 2021

As San Antonio continues a trend of expansion and growth, towns west of San Antonio are seeing that expansion land right on their doorstep.

Castroville is currently home to about 3,000 people and a very unique history dating back to the mid-1800's. A new planned development would add hundreds of homes in the coming years.

In this episode of Commerce Street, an Eyewitness News Original podcast, the mayor of Castroville along with members of the community expressed their hope to maintain their "small town" feel while also welcoming the new residents. One of the developers spoke about the basics of the project, what makes Castroville appealing to San Antonio commuters and the difference between the town and other surrounding areas like Boerne.

Listen to the full episode in the player below or download from Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts or Spotify (article continues below):