Schertz is a city in Bexar, Comal, and Guadalupe counties in the U.S. state of Texas within the San AntonioNew Braunfels metropolitan area. The population was 31,465 at the 2010 census. On July 16, 2007 CNNMoney.com rated Schertz one of the best places to live in the United States. In Texas, Schertz was ranked #1; Nationwide it came in at #40. Schertz is the largest city of the Randolph Metrocom, which consists of towns and cities surrounding the Randolph Air Force Base. In addition to Schertz, other Randolph Metrocom communities include Live Oak, Kirby, Converse, Marion, Cibolo, Universal City, Windcrest, Garden Ridge, and Selma. These towns are located in Comal, Bexar, and Guadalupe Counties and combined have a total of 335,000 residents and growing rapidly.