Visitor's Guide: General Information

Location:  Kerrville is 62 miles northwest of San Antonio on Interstate 10 and is intersected by State Highways 16 and 27. Austin, the Gulf Coast and Mexico are easily accessible by nearby Interstate Highways 35 and 37.     driving directions

Kerrville Kerrville Population:
20,425 (2000 US Census)
County: Kerr
Area Code: 830
Zip Code:  78028
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Altitude: 1,645 feet above sea level
Latitude / Longitude: (30:02:50N) (099:08:24W)

Climate: The Hill Country enjoys pleasant year-round weather with an average annual rainfall of 31.65 inches.  July is the warmest month with an average high temperature of 93 degrees. January is the coolest month of the year with an average low temperature of 36 degrees (source

Square Miles (2000 U. S. Census):
Kerrville - 16.5
Kerr County - 1,106

Texas Hill Country Facts:
- 14,000 square mile area in the heart of Texas
- comprised of 45 cities/areas
- receives 5 million visitors each year
- seasonal fruit: peaches from the Fredericksburg, Texas area and Medina apples

Neighboring Cities/Towns
Fredericksburg - 22 miles east of Kerrville; German town known for its great shopping, Oktoberfests, German food/dance, spas, restaurants, and more. 

Ingram - 8 miles west of Kerrville

Hunt - 15 miles west of Kerrville, where many internationally renowned summer camps & ranches are located

Bandera - 22 miles east of Kerrville; "cowboy capital of the world"

Other close-by towns:
Comfort, Center Point, Harper

Tourist Resources

Kerrville Convention and Visitors Bureau
2109 Sidney Baker
Kerrville , TX 78028
830-792-3535 or 800-221-7958

Kerrville Area Chamber of Commerce
1700 Sidney Baker, Suite 100
Kerrville, TX 78028

City of Kerrville
800 Junction Hwy
Kerrville, TX 78028

Butt-Holdsworth Memorial Library
505 Water St.
Kerrville, TX 78028