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, May 27, 2024 Kerr County, Texas Offices Closed
Tuesday, May 28, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court
Monday, June 10, 2024 Kerr County Commissioners' Court

Citizens: Please Take a Quick Survey!

*** 2024 Kerr County Hazard Mitigation Plan ***

During the next two weeks, citizens are invited to take a quick survey designed by GrantWorks, Inc. to pinpoint concerns about natural hazards that could impact the community and to provide a better understanding of existing needs for reducing risks and losses should such hazards occur.

The 9-question survey should take fewer than 30 minutes to complete. Individuals are asked to take it only once. All responses will be kept confidential and are for research purposes only.

To take the survey, click HERE.

Thank you for participating!

Latest County News

Rabies 1716229792 May 20th, 2024

Kerr County notified that skunk is its 12th case of rabies for 2024

A 12th case of rabies has been confirmed in Kerr County – this time in a skunk killed by a family’s pets inside Kerrville’s city limits.

Publicinvited May 20th, 2024

Public Invited to Kerr County Memorial Day Program on Monday

Featuring a new parking plan and an improved way of displaying memorial wreaths, the Kerr County Memorial Day Program is scheduled for Monday, May 27.

All residents and visitors in the area are invited by Kerr County elected officials to join them in paying respects to this nation’s fallen heroes during a 10 a.m. ceremony at the Kerr County War Memorial on the courthouse grounds in Kerrville, 700 Main Street.

Read on for more details, including a parking schematic for event day.

Vetspathwayforweb May 17th, 2024

Public invited to Friday, May 24, ceremony to open Veterans' Pathway

Kerr County leaders invite the community to attend a 10 a.m. ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, May 24, that will officially open the Veterans’ Pathway.

The recently completed sidewalk project provides pedestrian access from the Kerrville VA, across the improved intersection at TX-27, and then along Riverside Drive for those going to the Kerrville River Trail or straight across for those taking the downward, route into Flat Rock Park.

The ceremony will be held near the county park's boat ramp, and all are invited to celebrate the opening of this new asset.