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Welcome to Kirby ...

The city of Kirby is located on the South Texas Plains.

Kirby is located in Bexar County<1>.

The location of Kirby has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kirby has a population of 8,729 people<3> (see below for details).

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

The community of Kirby is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kirby had an population of 8,729 people. This is an increase of 9.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kirby had a population of 8,000 people. This makes Kirby the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Kirby represents 0.03% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,000 people, the population of Kirby decreased 7.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,673 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kirby ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Kirby - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Kirby ...

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

  • San Antonio [Bexar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Antonio
    • San Antonio [Bexar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Kirby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,567,118 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Antonio
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for San Antonio<6>
  • Schertz [Bexar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Schertz
    • Schertz [Bexar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,440 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schertz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Schertz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Schertz<6>
  • Cibolo [Bexar County]
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    • Cibolo [Bexar County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,465 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cibolo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cibolo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cibolo<6>
  • Converse [Bexar County]
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    • Converse [Bexar County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirby
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,814 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Converse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Converse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Converse<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Universal City [Bexar County]
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      • Universal City [Bexar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Universal City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Universal City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Universal City<6>
    • Live Oak [Bexar County]
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      • Live Oak [Bexar County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,661 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Live Oak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Live Oak
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Live Oak<6>
    • Selma [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selma
      • Selma [Bexar County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Kirby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,130 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selma<6>
    • Leon Valley [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leon Valley
      • Leon Valley [Bexar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Kirby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,301 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leon Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leon Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leon Valley<6>
    • Helotes [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helotes
      • Helotes [Bexar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Kirby
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,277 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helotes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helotes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helotes<6>
    • Sandy Oaks [Bexar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Oaks
      • Sandy Oaks [Bexar County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Kirby
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Oaks

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 Kirby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kirby.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Kirby. 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 Kirby.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kirby. See our Newspapers Page for Kirby.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kirby ...

Looking for more information about Kirby? 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 Kirby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kirby.

Adding Kirby to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kirby was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kirby on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Texas (1897).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kirby. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Bexar County: www.co.bexar.tx.us/

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Bexar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kirby.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kirby - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kirby) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kirby. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KirbyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kirby. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.4607, Longitude: -98.3862       In this case, the coordinates for Kirby have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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