Helotes TX Real Estate Listings

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Welcome to Helotes, Texas!

Helotes is a hidden gem in the Texas Hill Country! The town of Helotes was incorporated in 1981, with the name derived from the Spanish word “elotes” meaning corn-on-the-cob. According to the history, the area was a farming community where feed corn was a major farming crop. The town’s annual festival – Cornyval – celebrates the town’s historic roots.
With its historic charm, economic growth, low unemployment and high quality of living, the town has also garnered many awards:
Best Small Town in Texas to Raise Kids, Bloomberg Business Week (2013)
Ten Most Successful Cities in Texas, Career Website Zippia.com (2017)
Coolest Secret Location in Texas, for “Old Town Helotes”, Reader’s Digest (2019)
You will be proud to call this town your home!

Living in Helotes

Helotes, Texas has a population of 9,567 and is located about 20 miles northwest of downtown San Antonio. is perfect for finding your primary residence or retirement home. Most homes in the area are single-family homes, with apartment complexes and condominiums available as well. The average home listing price is currently at $372,490.

Things to Do

You will love this small, charming community! If you like music, check out John T. Floore Country Store, a live music venue whose claim to fame is said to be where country music star Willie Nelson got his start. The historic section of Helotes, “Old Town Helotes” on Old Bandera Road (Hwy 16) has shopping, a coffee house (The Cracked Mug), restaurants like B-Daddy’s BBQ, John T. Floore Country Store, and more! Old Town Helotes also has Old Town Market Days on the first Sunday of every month, with produce and handcrafted items by local artists.

After a day of shopping stop by Wine 101 or Helotes Creek Winery to relax with a glass of wine!

The Helotes Chamber of Commerce hosts plenty of community events, including a “Morning Mingle” at a local coffee shop, a 5K Challenge, lunch and learns, after hour mixers, and more. It’s a great way to get to know more people in the community and to support local businesses. The Helotes Festival Association also puts on Cornyval in May – an annual festival and tradition since 1966, complete with a pageant, parade, games, carnival rides, and live music!

With the proximity to San Antonio, you will also be able to take advantage of the shopping and dining the bigger cities have to offer, then escape back to your Helotes homestead!

Life in Helotes

The town has an unemployment rate of 3.4% and the cost of living is 11% less than rest of the country. Many residents also commute to San Antonio for work, which expands the employment opportunities for those who choose to live in Helotes.

Find your dream home today in Helotes, Texas!