Timberwood

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Timberwood Park, also known as Timberwood, is a suburban residential community located west of U. S. Highway 281 and east of Blanco Road about twenty miles north of San Antonio in north-central Bexar County. Timberwood Park contains 3,263 lots with the majority being a half acre. The community includes a park that contains a seven-acre lake, six-hole golf course, swimming pool, along with sand volleyball, basketball, and tennis courts. The size of the development is 2,172 acres, making it the seventh largest subdivision in Bexar County in 2017.

The land comprising Timberwood Park and the immediate surrounding area possesses a rich historical legacy. Human habitation of north-central Bexar County, like much of Texas, began with the appearance of Paleo-Indians (ca. 9,500–6,800 B.C.), characterized as hunters of megafauna who also utilized a combination of available resources (see PREHISTORY). By the late 1600s and early 1700s, the Spanish wished to solidify their control over the area as they moved northward from present-day Mexico. This movement allowed direct contact with numerous Indian groups in the Bexar County area, including the Payaya Indians, one group that made up the Coahuiltecans, The Payaya lived in north-central Bexar County, including the Timberwood Park area.

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David Barkalow | © TSHA

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Adapted from the official Handbook of Texas, a state encyclopedia developed by Texas State Historical Association (TSHA). It is an authoritative source of trusted historical records.

Belongs to

Timberwood is part of or belongs to the following places:

Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Timberwood is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • [-Park]

Location

Latitude: 29.70577890
Longitude: -98.47835130

Has Post Office

No

Is Incorporated

No

Population Count, 2021 View more »

33,506