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Bergheim, Texas
Bergheim General Store and Post Office
Bergheim General Store and Post Office
Bergheim, Texas is located in Texas
Bergheim, Texas
Bergheim, Texas
Location in Texas
Bergheim, Texas is located in the United States
Bergheim, Texas
Bergheim, Texas
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Texas
County Kendall
1,437 ft (438 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID 1379408

Bergheim is an unincorporated community in eastern Kendall County, Texas, United States known for its German-Texan culture and heritage. It lies along State Highway 46 east of the city of Boerne, the county seat of Kendall County. Its elevation is 1,437 feet (438 m). Although Bergheim is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 78004; the ZCTA for ZIP Code 78004, consisting mostly of rural land, had a population of 1,183 at the 2010 census. The community is part of the San Antonio metropolitan statistical area. Bergheim is still a predominately a ranching and agricultural community.

Bergheim, meaning "Mountain Home" in German, was founded by Austrian immigrant Andreas Engel, who moved to the area and established a store before 1900. The community's post office was established in 1901. Ranching has long been the mainstay of Bergheim's economy, although the harvesting of cedar (juniper) lumber has been important at certain times in its history.

Historical Population

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 34
1980 42
1990 86 104.8%
2000 676 686.0%
2010 1,183 75.0%


The community is served by the Boerne Independent School District.

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