Kerr County is located in the heart of the picturesque Texas Hill Country where spring-fed creeks meander through the rugged terrain and rolling hills of the Guadalupe River Valley.
Tourists, hunters, fishermen, naturalists, campers, birdwatchers, shoppers, art and theater lovers, and fun-seekers can find their venue in Kerr County. Organized in 1856, it is home to more than 43,000 persons who are blessed with pleasant year-round weather and an average rainfall of about 30 inches.
Kerrville, with a population of 20,425, is the county seat. Tourism and hospitality, retirement, building trades, ranching, camps and retreats, hunting, services and retail are major industries. Growing as an art center, Kerrville has the Hill Country Museum, the Museum of Western Art, the Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, art galleries and many local artists of renown. Live theater, music, dance and the arts are found at Playhouse 2000 in Kerrville, the Hill Country Arts Foundation, and its Point Theater in Ingram.
Annual festivals include the Kerrville Folk Festival, the Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair, the Kerrville Wine and Music Festival, and the Easter Hill Country Bicycle Tour.
The Old Ingram Loop on the town’s outskirts has a variety of shops. Center Point is a place for antiquing.
Visitors come back to Kerr County to enjoy the natural beauty and its many attractions and events, but also just to relax in a setting as comfortable as your favorite pair of jeans.
County Judge Pat Tinley