Bexar, Guadalupe
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2010 Census - 18,530
2000 Census - 14,849
Universal City, Texas
Universal City Texas History:
When Randolph Air Force Base opened in 1931, the first business to open outside the gate was a service station. Pat Booker Road (SH 218), which is the main street and the entrance to Randolph AFB, was built in 1936. Beaty’s, the first restaurant, opened in 1939. The population grew slowly for the first 30 years. In 1950 Johnny Chuoke, the owner of Acme Lumber Company, began the first profitable development of Universal City when he began building homes in the Rosegarden. The first bank was established in 1963. The Universal City post office was established in 1971. Ninety Percent of Universal City residents are active and retired military. Universal City is situated at the north gate of Randolph Air Force Base and is bounded by FM 1518, FM 78 and Loop 1604. It is located 26 miles north of Elmendorf, 18.8 miles northeast of San Antonio, 9 miles northeast of Kirby, 7 miles northeast of Windcrest, 3 miles northeast of Converse, 46 miles east of Mico, 32 miles south of Startzville, 11 miles south of Garden Ridge, 19 miles southwest of New Braunfels, 45 miles southwest of Luling, 23.4 miles southwest of Seguin, 4.7 miles southwest of Cibolo, 2 miles southwest of Schertz, and 13.8 miles northwest of Adkins, Texas.  
Randolph Air Force Base, Universal City:
The base hosts air education and training headquarters, the Nineteenth Air Force, the 359th Medical Group, and the 12th Flying Training Wing.(210) 652-7469. Public Affairs: 1150 5th Street East, Randolph AFB, TX 78150.  
Alamo Community College, Northeast Lakeview Campus:
(210) 486-5000. 1201 Kitty Hawk Road, 78148.
Universal City Public Library: 
The library provides traditional library programs, children, youth and adult programs, summer programs, Mango language programs, public access computers with internet connections, and free Wi-Fi.  (210) 659-7048. The library is getting a new facility. In late 2014, it moved into a temporary facility at 401 West Byrd Boulevard, 78148. Temporary hours are Tue, 1pm-6pm; Wed, 1pm-6pm; Thu-Fri, 9am-2pm. It will remain open until 8pm during June and July.  Email
Annual Veterans Victory Run or Walk, July:
This event features a 5K run/walk and a 10K run. Races begin at 7am in Universal City Park at 305 North Boulevard. Click on the above link for current phone contacts. Name Submission: (210) 659-0333. Email

Cactus Land Brewing, Adkins, TX:  
This brewing company is opening in the fall of 2016. (210) 414-2776. The brewery is located at 368 County Road 325, Adkins, Texas 78101, 1 mile north of the Texas Pride Restaurant.  Email
Four Kings Restaurant:
(210) 687-6649. 2047 Universal City Boulevard, 78148. Reviews 
Pappy G’s country Kitchen:
(210) 659-7799. 1210 Pat Booker Road, 78148. Reviews
Bayseas Seafood Restaurant, Converse, Texas:
(210) 659-9445. 9207 Converse Business Lane, 78109. Reviews
Rocket's Feed, Converse, Texas :
(210)263-9688. 9135 Schaefer Road, 78109. Reviews
Youz Guyz:
They serve very good Philly cheesesteaks and other menu items. (210) 659-8930. 316 Pat Booker Road, 78148.
Grumpy’s Mexican Cafe, Schertz:
This restaurant serves great breakfast tacos, burgers and Mexican food. They also bake holiday pies. Breakfast is served daily, 7am-11am, and all day on weekends. Open Tue-Wed, 7am-2pm; Thu-Fri, 7am-8pm; Sat, 8am-8pm; Sun, 8am-2pm. (210) 651-3444. 18817 FM 2252, San Antonio on the outskirts of Schertz. Reviews 
La Fiesta Patio Café:
(210) 658-5110.1421 Pat Booker Road, 78148.
Abel’s Diner, Schertz:
This popular restaurant serves delicious home cooked meals. The dinner rolls are wonderful. (210) 651-9606. 17605 Interstate 35 N # 1, Schertz. Reviews 
Papouli's Greek Grill, Selma, TX:
This restaurant serves good Greek food such as leg of lamb, beef, chicken, Greek salads, Moussake, Pastichio, Dolmas, and Gyros. Open Mon-Sat, 11am-9pm; Sun, 11am-8pm. (210) 659-2244. 8250 Agora Parkway, Selma. Reviews 
Harmon's Barbeque, Cibolo:
Harmon’s serves very good BBQ. Open Mon-Thu, 11am-8pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-9pm; Sun, 11am-7pm. (210) 658-8889. 100 S. Main Street, Cibolo, Texas. Email  Reviews