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Overview

Introduction to Kerrville, Texas

Kerrville, Texas, in Kerr county, is 58 miles NW of San Antonio, Texas. The city contains a population of approximately 20,425.

Kerrville History

The community of Kerrville was founded in 1848. At that time, the area was known as Brownsborough. In 1856, it was renamed Kerrville in honor of Major James Kerr. On May 19, 1856, the city became the county seat of the newly formed Kerr County. It was incorporated in 1889, and Joseph Tivy became Kerrville's first mayor. In 1905, Florence Butt established the H. E. Butt Grocery Company which is commonly referred to as H-E-B. The Mooney Airplane Company also built their sole factory in Kerrville in 1929.

Kerrville and nearby Attractions

  • Kerrville - Schreiner State Park
  • Lost Maples State Natural Area
  • Louise Hays Park
  • Cowboy Artists of America Museum
  • Museum of Western Art
  • Hill Country Museum

Things To Do In Kerrville

Kerrville is home to Kerrville-Schreiner State Park which offers facilities for camping and has wildlife filled hills, mini-cabins, and a water sports area. Leisure hours can be enjoyed at Schultz Park, Kerrville City Park, Louise Hays Park, Richard Park, and Carver Park. It is also worth visiting the Captain Charles Schreiner Mansion, Cowboy Artists of America Museum, and Hill Country Museum. Golf lovers can enjoy a game of golf at the Scott Schreiner MunicipalGolf Course.

Kerrville Transportation

Air transportation is available from San Antonio International Airport.

Kerrville Higher Education

Schreiner College, Conlee College of Cosmetology, and Texas Career Institute-Kerrville lie within the city.

People

Total Population 22,560
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 27.4%
Employed Population 16+ 8,776
Age of the Population 47

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.2%
Median Earnings25+ $27,012
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,542
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,324

Wealth

Median Family Income $48,838
% Above Poverty Level 82.6%
% Below Poverty Level 17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 4.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.2%
Median Gross Rent $790
Median House Value $140,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.9%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 11.1%

Kerrville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 58 miles NW of San Antonio, Texas
County Kerr
Standard Zip Codes 78028
P.O. Box Zip Codes 78029
Phone Area Codes 830
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.047
Longitude -99.14

Kerrville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KERRVILLE 3 NNE
Distance 1.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 32.5 inches
Station FREDERICKSBURG
Distance 18.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station MEDINA 2 W
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 61 F
Apr Temp 51 to 80 F
Jul Temp 69 to 94 F
Oct Temp 54 to 80 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bandera 1,127 $52,273
Fredericksburg 10,707 $73,064
Ingram 2,176 $50,870

Kerrville Public Libraries

Library
Butt-holdsworth Memorial Library
505 WATER ST
Kerrville, Texas
(830) 257-8422
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Kerrville Hospitals

SID PETERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
710 WATER ST
(830) 896-4200
Emergency Service: Yes

Kerrville VA Medical Center
(VA)
3600 Memorial Blvd
:(830)896-2020
Emergency Service:

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Kerrville High Schools

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TIVY H S
3250 LOOP 534
830-257-2212
Serves 1,331 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.5

K C J D C
1200 SIDNEY BAKER ST
830-257-2232
A Non-traditional School
Serves 46 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.2

HILL COUNTRY HIGH SCHOOL
1200 SIDNEY BAKER ST
830-257-2232
A Non-traditional School
Serves 39 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.1

HILL COUNTRY HIGH SCHOOL
1200 SIDNEY BAKER
830-257-2232
Serves 1 students.

KERRVILLE DISCIPLINARY ALTERNATIVE
1200 SIDNEY BAKER
830-257-2232
A Non-traditional School

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