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Kerrville, Texas

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Welcome to Kerrville ...

The city of Kerrville is located in Kerr County<1> and is the County Seat for Kerr County.

When the people of Kerrville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Kerrvillians<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kerrville has a population of 23,754 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Kerrville.

Kerrville is 1,620 feet [494 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Kerrville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Kerrville: (830)

The ZIP codes for Kerrville: 78028-78029<5>

Websites for Kerrville ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kerrville had an population of 23,754 people. This is an increase of 6.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kerrville had a population of 22,347 people (or 45.03% of the total population of Kerr County). This makes Kerrville the county's most populous community.

The population of Kerrville represents 0.09% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 119th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 22,347 people, the population of Kerrville increased 9.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,425 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kerrville.

Adding Kerrville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Kerrville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Kerrville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kerrville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Kerrville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Kerrville - they are located in Missouri and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kerrville.

Communities near Kerrville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kerrville.

  • Ingram [Kerr County]
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    • Ingram [Kerr County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Kerrville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ingram have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ingram
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ingram<8>
  • Center Point [Kerr County]
  • Camp Verde [Kerr County]
  • Hunt [Kerr County]
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    • Hunt [Kerr County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Kerrville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hunt have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hunt<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morris Ranch [Gillespie County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morris Ranch
      • Morris Ranch [Gillespie County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Kerrville
    • Tivydale [Gillespie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tivydale
      • Tivydale [Gillespie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Kerrville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tivydale
    • Comfort [Kendall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Comfort
      • Comfort [Kendall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the east of Kerrville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Comfort have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Comfort
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Comfort<8>
    • Mountain Home [Kerr County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Home
      • Mountain Home [Kerr County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Kerrville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Home have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Home<8>
    • Harper [Gillespie County]
    • Medina [Bandera County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Kerrville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kerrville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kerrville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kerrville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kerrville. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kerrville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kerrville ...

Looking for more information about Kerrville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Kerrville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kerrville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Texas

About Kerr County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kerrville:

The official website for Kerr County:

The official website for State of Texas:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Kerr, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Kerrville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Kerrville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kerrville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kerrville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Kerrville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Kerrville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Kerrville includes: 78028 & 78029.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kerrville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kerrville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kerrville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kerrville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.0474, Longitude: -99.1406    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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