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

* 𝗡𝗢𝗧𝗜𝗖𝗘: 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗯𝘂𝗿𝗻 𝗯𝗮𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝗲𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀 𝘀𝗮𝗹𝗲𝘀 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗼𝘄𝗲𝗱 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗝𝘂𝗻𝗲 𝟮𝟰-𝗝𝘂𝗹𝘆 𝟰. 𝗣𝗟𝗘𝗔𝗦𝗘 𝗯𝗲 𝗮𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗼𝗳 𝘄𝗶𝗹𝗱𝗳𝗶𝗿𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝘇𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘂𝘀𝗲 𝗲𝘅𝘁𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗵𝗲𝗻 𝘀𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗼𝗳𝗳 𝗳𝗶𝗿𝗲𝘄𝗼𝗿𝗸𝘀. *

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 24, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court
Monday, July 1, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court
Thursday, July 4, 2024 Kerr County, Texas Offices Closed

Latest County News

Wearekerrcounty June June 18th, 2024

Employee spotlight shines on Kerr County Chief Deputy Kim Pawlak

Kerr County, Texas, likes to shine the spotlight on its employees who do a stellar job in their service to our local community in a monthly tribute titled "We ARE Kerr County, Texas".

Put the faces to the names of your county servants, find out what they wish citizens knew about their county government, learn about their history and more!

For June, we feature and celebrate Kerr County Chief Deputy Treasurer Kim Pawlak.

Vetsupdateadcdress June 14th, 2024

Kerr Veterans Service Offices urges veterans to update addresses

Does your mail from the VA arrive late or go missing altogether? If so, then you might being accruing interest and fees unnecessarily or even see your debt sent to a collection agency.

“Now’s the time to make sure your mailing address is up to date,” said Kerr County Veteran Service Officer Jenna Sanchez.

Silversage June 13th, 2024

Veterans in need offered assistance through Silver Sage

Know a veteran who needs help paying their rent or utilities? Then, the Kerr County Veterans Service Office stands ready to help connect local military veterans in need with the Silver Sage program.

“We encounter many veterans and/or surviving spouses of veterans who are in need of financial assistance,” said Kerr County VSO Jenna Sanchez. “Luckily, we have Silver Sage, which offers help thanks to grant funding from the Texas Veterans Commission.”