Von Ormy

Von Ormy is in southwest Bexar County along Interstate 35 and the Medina River. The community is named for Count Norbert von Ormay, an Austrian nobleman who lived in the area in the mid-1880s. The town was previously known as Medina Crossing and was renamed “Von Ormy” by postmaster Branson Bywater in 1886.

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

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Currently Exists

Yes

Place type

Von Ormy is classified as a Town

Associated Names

  • (Mabel)
  • (Mann's Crossing)
  • (Medina Station)
  • (Quintana)

Locations

  • Latitude
    29.27992800
    Longitude
    -98.65395400

Has Post Office

Yes

Is Incorporated

No

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Von Ormy by the Numbers

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Population Counts

Von Ormy
Pop. Year Source
1,335 2019 Texas Demographic Center
1,085 2010 Texas Demographic Center