KERR County

Kerr County - In the Heart of the Hill Country


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 Census, its population was 52,598. The county seat is Kerrville. The name of the county was given by Joshua D. Brown for his fellow Kentucky native, James Kerr, a congressman of the Republic of Texas.

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

Current Burn Ban Information
Call 830-792-HEAT

Current Status:

The ban is LIFTED for Kerr County Precincts 1, 2, 3 and 4.

Residents who plan to burn are asked to notify their closest volunteer fire department and the Kerr County Sheriff's Office in advance. Please burn responsibly. Thank you!

Burn ban 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, December 11, 2023 Kerr County Commissioners' Court
Monday, December 25, 2023 Kerr County, Texas Offices Closed
Tuesday, December 26, 2023 Kerr County, Texas Offices Closed

Total Solar Eclipse - April 8, 2024

Kerr County, Texas, will be a prime viewing location for the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024.

The eclipse will begin at 12:14 p.m., reaching its peak at 1:34 p.m.

Duration: 2 hours, 41 minutes ----- TOTALITY: 4 minutes, 24 seconds

After the 2024 eclipse, it will be 20 years (the year 2044) before the next total solar eclipse will be viewable in from the contiguous United States.


Latest County News

Certfornews November 20th, 2023

Recruits Sought to Join Community Emergency Response Team

During this season of Thanksgiving, local residents who are grateful and who want to find a way to give back to their community are urged to consider joining the ranks of the Kerr County Community Emergency Response Team.

Gonzalesforweb November 17th, 2023

Kerr County's Paul Gonzales Among 2% of Texas Constables to Finish Leadership Institute

Kerr County Constable (Pct. 3) Paul Gonzales has now done something that only 2% of all the constables in Texas have succeeded in doing – completing the Texas Constables Leadership College.

Givethanks 1700256699 November 17th, 2023

Kerr County to Close for Thanksgiving on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24

Most Kerr County, Texas, offices will be closed for two full days next week -- Thursday and Friday, Nov. 23-24 -- in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.