Leon Valley is a community located on the northwest side of San Antonio. Major nearby roadways include Route 16 and Interstate 410, which bisect the area. Many residents use these roadways to commute by car to downtown San Antonio and beyond. Leon Valley is 8 miles west of Uptown San Antonio and 10 miles northwest of Downtown San Antonio.

Residents in this neighborhood enjoy the proximity to San Antonio's leading attractions, including SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas. Bandera Road and Loop 410 are the primary arteries to these amusement parks. The neighborhood of Leon Valley is 3 miles from South Texas Medical Center and 8 miles to the San Antonio International Airport.

Residents can have fun at different nearby entertainment facilities, including the local bowling alley, skate center, and go-kart arena. Because Leon Valley is so close to downtown San Antonio, many locals in the neighborhood commute to the city for work or pleasure and find a diverse urban selection of restaurants, shopping attractions, bars and museums.

This area is a great place for families with children of all ages. Leon Valley is home to five elementary schools, three middle schools and two high schools including John Marshall High School and Holmes High School. The neighborhood also operates the Leon Valley Public Library.