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JBSA Living: The Kirby/Converse Neighborhood


posted Oct 10, 2013

If you’re making a PCS to one of the three JBSA bases, you’ll need housing. If you’re not familiar with the San Antonio area, though, you may find house hunting difficult. Where do you start? What neighborhoods should you consider? Housing 1 Source is here to help.


We’ve pulled together the most important info on San Antonio’s communities and neighborhoods so you can make the most informed decision possible. Today, we’re covering the Kirby/Converse area. Check it out below.


The Kirby/Converse Neighborhood

The Kirby/Converse area is a great part of San Antonio that’s perfect for families of all sizes. This suburban area boasts a wide variety of housing developments, is part of a large and award-winning school district and offers numerous recreational and cultural opportunities for residents.


Just a few of the Kirby/Converse highlights include:

·      Children attend the Judson Independent School District. JISD offers students four high schools, including one early college academy; five middle schools; and 16 elementary schools. Judson High School is a past recipient of the prestigious National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education.

·      Ample opportunities exist for recreation, entertainment and fun. Kirby and Converse feature parks, dog parks, public libraries and swimming facilities and a variety of community events and carnivals. Converse even has its own Parks and Recreation Department that offers classes, camps and fitness programs for residents.

·      All JBSA bases are within a reasonable commute. Whether you’re stationed at Randolph, Fort Sam or Lackland, home is a reasonable drive away if you live in Kirby or Converse.

·      Housing options are plentiful. Both Converse and Kirby offer a wide variety of options when it comes to housing. Choose a brand-new, never-lived-in home or look for an abode with a little more age and character. The choice is yours.


Want to consider other JBSA-area neighborhoods? Check out our profile on Alamo Ranch, and be on the lookout for more community profiles in the future. You can also browse our online property listings or contact one of our relocation specialists, licensed realtors, today at 1-877-832-8518.