Leon Valley was developed in the 1940s as a farming community on Bandera Road between Helotes and San Antonio. The City, home to 11,000 plus residents, is located in the northwest quadrant of Bexar County, 10 miles from downtown San Antonio. The heart of Leon Valley lies along State Highway 16, also known as Bandera Road, and is made up of approximately 3.5 square miles. Residents as well as visitors find Leon Valley to be the gateway to San Antonio’s leading attractions, Sea World and Six Flags Fiesta Texas, an equidistant nine miles between attractions. Bandera Road and Loop 410 are the primary arteries to these attractions and the employment base in the northwest sector. The City of Leon Valley is three miles from the Medical District, and eight miles to the San Antonio International Airport.