San Antonio Neighborhoods

Naturally due to its large size, San Antonio is constructed of many different neighborhoods across multiple districts. The centralized location in San Antonio is the Downtown Area. The Downtown Area in itself is separated into 20 districts. The districts and a few of their key defining features are as follows.

Alamo Heights
Home to enclaves like Terrell Hills, large sections of Broadway, Mahncke Park, the McNay Art Museum, the Witte Museum, Brackenridge Park, and the San Antonio Zoo.

East Side
Home to Sant Paul Square, the Alamodome, the AT&T Center, and the Freeman Coliseum. Neighborhoods include Windcrest, China Grove, Pecan Valley, and Knob Hill.

Far North Central
Home to upscale neighborhoods like Scenic Oaks, Sonterra, Canyon Springs, Encino Park, and Stone Oak.

Far West Side
Home to Sea World San Antonio, the Northwest Vista College, and many large employers in San Antonio.

Inner West Side
Home to Our Lady of the Lake University and St. Mary’s University as well as neighborhoods like Prospect Hill, Avenida Guadalupe, and Vista Verde South.

Midtown/Brackenridge Park
Home to Temple Beth-El and Trinity University as well as neighborhoods like Olmos Park Terrace, Five Points, Tobin Hill, and the Monte Vista Historic District.

Near East Side
Home to the Lambermont Home, the Bullis House Inn, and the Historic Government Hill.

North Central
Home to neighborhoods like Castle Hills, Dellview, Hill Country Village, and Hollywood Park.

Northeast Side
Home to the Randolph Air Force Base, Converse, Windcrest, and Live Oak. The Northeast Side also has four of the school districts for San Antonio, and the Rolling Oaks Mall.

Northwest Side
Home to the Medical Center District, the South Texas Medical Center, the University of Texas – San Antonio, and the La Cantera District with lots of shopping centers. It is also home to neighborhoods like Bluemel, Oak Hills, Mockingbird Hill, and Cinnamon Creek.

South Side
Home to a large number of art galleries, military bases, and Palo Alto College, and Texas A&M University.

Uptown Central
Home to the McNay Art Museum, the Witte Museum, the University of the Incarnate Word, Park North Plaza, North Star Mall, and the San Antonio International Airport.

Downtown 
Downtown San Antonio is the most prominent district in the city. It is home to districts like the Convention Center District, the Houston Street District, the Market Square District, the River North District, the River Bend District, the King William Historic District, the SoSo District, and the University District.