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

***SPECIAL ECLIPSE-RELATED BURN BAN/NO DIG ORDER***

The limited-time, burn ban/no dig order implemented for the total solar eclipse has been terminated, effective Tuesday, April 9.

The ban now is LIFTED again 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, May 13, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court
Monday, May 27, 2024 Kerr County, Texas Offices Closed
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court

Latest County News

Tx39delays April 23rd, 2024

West Kerr motorists can expect delays Wednesday

Motorists in West Kerr County will experience traffic delays on Wednesday, April 24, due to Texas Department of Transportation work to remove a pedestrian bridge over TX39 between Ingram and Hunt.

9thcaseofrabiesconfirmed April 22nd, 2024

Kerr County's rabies count increases again with latest confirmed case

Kerr County has now had nine confirmed cases of rabies in recent weeks, matching the most recent high number of cases posted in 2021. This latest case was found in a skunk that appeared to be ill and located near a family's pet in their backyard south of Kerrville.

Rabies7 8 April 16th, 2024

2 more rabies cases confirmed in Kerr County, Texas

The seventh and eighth cases of rabies this year have been confirmed in the county, prompting Kerr County Animal Services to issue a message of caution to the public.

“If you have not gotten your family pets vaccinated against rabies – a terrible, viral and deadly disease that attacks the central nervous system -- then I would say there is no time like the present,” said KCAS Director Reagan Givens.