Welcome to Castroville, Texas!

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The Little Alsace of Texas

Castroville was founded in 1844 by Henri Castro and families from the country of Alsace who raised the town on a land grant along the Medina River.

Castroville is a historic community and continues to preserve and showcase the unique Alsatian architecture of the many historic homes and sites throughout the city. Experience Castroville's rich cultural heritage by visiting our unique shops, sampling traditional Alsatian cuisine, and touring historic buildings and grounds.

We welcome you to Castroville and hope your stay is a pleasant one.

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our Parks and Facilities Planning survey. Additional public input opportunities will be posted here in the future. Please click here for the survey results.


Celebrate Castroville's 170 Years on September 6, 2014 between the hours of 10am - 4pm. 

Visitors can visit five historical landmarks in town, including the Steinbach House, to hear how the people of Alsace, France began their journey in 1844 to Castroville.  Short presentations at each landmark will occur on-the-hour between 10am and 3pm.  Kids can pick up a free passport at any of the landmarks and have it stamped after each presentation for a free gift at Houston Square.

Vendors, food, crafts, band, and the Alsatian Dancers will also be at Houston Square.

For more information about the celebration, download the flyer here