KERR County

Kerr County - In the Heart of the Hill Country

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Kerr County is located 65 miles northwest of San Antonio, in the heart of the Texas Hill Country just off Interstate 10.

As of the 2020 U.S. Census, the county's population numbered 52,598 residents. Kerrville, the largest city in the county, also serves as the county seat.

Early settler Joshua D. Brown named the county after his fellow Kentucky native, James Kerr, a congressman of the Republic of Texas.

Kerr County's measures about 1,100 square miles and, in addition to Kerrville, it envelops the communities of Ingram, Center Point, Hunt, Mountain Home and Camp Verde. The headwaters of the Guadalupe River begin in the western reaches of Kerr County.

Big Whitetail bucks annually draw sportsmen from far and wide. - Photo by Lisa Walter/Kerr County Public Relations

Current Burn Ban Information
Call 830-792-HEAT

The ban is LIFTED in Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4.

For up-to-date status checks on the burn ban, be sure to revisit this page.

Burn ban information is also available by calling the hotline - 830-792-HEAT.

Public Notices

Read public notices, both voluntary and statutory, for Kerr County. This includes, but is not limited to: public meeting notices, RFQ and RFP postings, tax sales, burn ban and fireworks information, adopted property tax rates, adopted Kerr County budgets, actions by elected and appointed officials, and more.

Upcoming Events

Monday, June 10, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court
Monday, June 24, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court
Thursday, July 4, 2024 Kerr County, Texas Offices Closed

Latest County News

Paying Respect News May 28th, 2024

Largest crowd in program's history attends Kerr County Memorial Day observance

The largest crowd to date turned up Monday, May 27, for the Kerr County Memorial Day Program. In addition to the laying of dozens of wreaths at the base of the county's memorial stones and hearing Kerr County Judge Rob Kelly recite "In Flanders Field", attendees also heard a powerful message from keynote speaker, Roy A. Boudreaux.

Vetspathway News May 28th, 2024

Veterans' Pathway open to Pedestrians following Friday ribbon-cutting ceremony

A ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning, May 24, in Flat Rock Park officially opened the Veterans' Pathway.

Vsoclosing May 28th, 2024

Veterans Service Office to close June 3-7 for staff training

Area U.S. military veterans who have business to conduct with the Kerr County Veterans Service Office are notified that the office will be closing for the week of June 3-7.“We appreciate the public’s understanding and patience as we must close temporarily for a week in order...