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New Ulm

New Ulm TX Real Estate

Right in the heart of South Central Texas, you’ll find the tranquil, unincorporated community of New Ulm. The town, which is notable for its 19th century German heritage, is located approximately 16 miles northeast of Columbus and 22 miles southwest of Bellville, the seat of Austin County. Farm Roads 109 and 1094 intersect where New Ulm is situated. According to the town’s motto, “Life in New Ulm is wonderful,” and why wouldn’t it be? This small town has a warm and vibrant community spirit,welcoming residents, and a beautiful natural setting.

Originally known as “Duff’s Settlement,” New Ulm became a significant German settlement when the original settlers sold lots to German immigrants in the middle of the 19th century. The community was renamed to honor the German city of Ulm, where most of the immigrants originated. A part of the Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown Metropolitan Statistical Area, New Ulm is home to less than a thousand residents.

New Ulm TX Homes for Sale

Rustic yet up-to-date country homes,new single-family residences, historic farmhouses, and large acreage are some of the housing options that await you in New Ulm. Woodlands, wildflower fields, and rolling hills surround the various homes in this Austin County community. Hunting and recreational properties are also available.

Events and Attractions

  • As a community with a rich German heritage, New Ulm celebrates its own version of the signature Bavarian funfair, Oktoberfest.Be sure to check in every October for lots of fun, and of course, beer!
  • The Falls Resort and Golf Club is a must-visit for golf enthusiasts. Located in Falls Drive, the golf club has won numerous awards and accolades, making it one of the most renowned golf courses in Texas.

Quick Facts

  • New Ulm is served by the Columbus Independent School District.
  • The town is home to several well-preserved 19th century buildings and was featured in Willard B. Robinson’s book, “Texas Public Buildings of the 19th”