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Kerr County, Texas

78028, 78029

"Lose Your Heart to the Hills"

Page Contents for Kerrville, Texas

Statistics & Facts


Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions



Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Texas state capital is Austin.
The population of Kerrville is approximately 20,425 (2000), 22347 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 8,315 (1990), 9400 (2010).
The amount of land area in Kerrville is 40.195 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Kerrville is 16.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.602 sq kilometers.
The distance from Kerrville to Washington DC is 1427 miles.
The distance to the Texas state capital is 85 miles. (as the crow flies)
Kerrville is positioned 30.04 degrees north of the equator and 99.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Kerrville elevation is 1,654 feet above sea level.
Kerrville average annual rainfall is 31.5 inches per year
Kerrville average annual precipitation is 31.50 inches peryear.
Kerrville average temperature is 68 degrees F.
The average low temperature is 33 degrees F.
The average high temperature is 94 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 47 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 81 degrees F.


in central Texas, 104 miles west of Austin. Kerrvile is 65 miles from San Antonio, 306 miles from Dallas, and 248 miles from Houston. It is in the heart of the Hill country with streams and rugged terrain and the rolling hills of the Guadalupe River Valley.

Here is a map page for Kerrville. This link is for the County map.
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pleasant - year-round! Mid-summer highs go up to 95 while winter lows go only as low as 35. Spring and Fall both have more rain than summer and winter. In the spring, hail and thunderstorms are common. The summers are warm, but the night cool down. Fall comes with mild days and cool nights giving way to winter usually the middle of December. Cold spells come along, but rarely last more than a few days at a time. Early morning clouds are frequent, but burn off to sunshine by mid-day. Not much rain falls during the winter.

Here is a weather page for Kerrville.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Kerrville.

The founder of Kerrville is thought to be Joshua Brown who came here in the 1840's to open a shingle making business. Kerrville was chartered in 1856 and named for Captain James Kerr, who was a friend of Joshua Brown.
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Cowboy Artists of America Museum
1550 Bandera Highway
Phone: 830-896-2553
A western art library is also at this facility. Classes are held regularly.

Texas Heritage Living History Day
A country music festival is held each year in September. A one-day event which began in 1987 which hopes to help preserve and perpetuate the traditions of Texas music and teach of the varied cultures and heritage of Texas.

Schreiner Mansion Museum
Phone: 830-896-8633
In the restored Victorian mansion of pioneer Charles Schreiner, this museum is filled with antiques, and shows off the affluent life of the early days here.

Riverside Nature Center
150 Francisco Lemos St.
Phone: 830-257-4837
A resource center on the natural history and resources of the Hill Country region. The center was founded in 1989.

Kerrville-Schreiner State Park
A 500 acre park on the Guadalupe River.
2385 Bandera Highway
Phone: 830-257-5392

Kerrville Folk Festival
Since 1972, this festival is held each year beginning on the Thursday before Memorial Day and running for 18 days. It is held at the Quiet Valley Ranch
For General Information: 830-257-3600
Tickets Only: 800-435-8429

Official Guide to Kerrville

Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair

Held each Memorial Day weekend on the Schreiner University Campus
For Ticket Information, call 830-896-5711
See the state's best artists and craftsmen. Also demonstrations, children's activities, food and entertainment.

See lots of pictures of Kerrville on this page.

Kerr County Fair
Kerr County Fair Association
PO Box 290842
Kerrville, TX 78029-0842
Phone: (830) 257-6833
Held in October of each year

Try this Photo Gallery for lots of good pictures of Kerrville and the area.
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Economy & Industry

Agricultural products of the area include Cattle, Exotic Animals, Goats, Hay, Hunting. The area also produces oil.
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Kerrville City Government

City of Kerrville

The city is governed by a Council-Manager form of government. Council members are elected for two-year staggered terms. The Mayor is elected separately at large also for a two-year term. It is the county seat of Kerr County.

Kerrville City Hall
800 Junction Highway
Kerrville, Texas 78028-2215
Phone: 830-257-8000


Kerr County Courthouse
700 Main Street
Kerrville, Texas 78028
Phone: 830-896-2844

Kerrville Chamber

Kerrville Chamber of Commerce
1700 Sidney Baker, Suite 100
Kerrville, Texas 78028
Ph: 830-896-1155
Fax: 830-896-1175

Kerrville Organizations

Kerrville Chamber of Commerce
1700 Sidney Baker, Suite 100
Kerrville, Texas 78028
Ph: 830-896-1155
Fax: 830-896-1175

Kerrville Libraries

Butt-Holdsworth Library
505 Water St.
Kerrville, TX 78-28-5316
Phone: 830-257-8422

Kerrville Schools

The children of Kerrville attend schools in the Kerrville Independent School District

Kerrville Independent School District (ISD)
1009 Barnett
Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone: (830) 257-2200
Fax (830) 257-2249

Tom Daniels Elementary


Schreiner College Kerrville


The population of Kerrville was:
1930 - 4,546
1940 - 5,572
1950 - 7,691
1960 - 8,901
1970 - 12,672
1980 - 15,276
1990 - 17,384
1995 - 20,153
2000 - 20,425

The City of Kerrville has 215 acres of parkland

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