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Bandera is the county seat of Bandera County, Texas, United States, in the Texas Hill Country, which is part of the Edwards Plateau. The population was 857 at the 2010 census. It is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area. Bandera calls itself the "Cowboy Capital of the World". The Frontier Times Museum, founded by J. Marvin Hunter and named for Hunter's Frontier Times magazine, is located in Bandera across from the First Baptist Church. Bandera also has a large presence in biker culture.


Home to pretty treasures, Bandera is United States's best kept secret. After your splendid visit to Bandera, you can proceed to an important near-by city of San Antonio. San Antonio, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like State Capitol, Austin Bats, Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Martindale Ahp, San Antonio International Airport. Popular vacation packages of Bandera are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Bandera*

  • Bandera: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bandera for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bandera.

    • Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 50 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 75 (High)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Bandera - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 64.06 (High)
    • Climate Index 87.03 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bandera

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bandera

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.67 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 72.55 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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