Bandera has a total area of about 3 sq. kms. The town has an elevated height of about 1244 ft. above the sea level. Bandera is located in the County of Bandera and also serves as the County seat. It is a part of San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area. There is an Independent school district of Bandera and it offers employment oppurtunities to the locals. Some are involved with local health and other infrastructure facilities in the town.