Welcome to the Capital of the Texas Hill Country
Kerrville is located in Kerr County, Texas, which is 65 miles northwest of San Antonio. Home to almost 24,000 residents, Kerrville is set in the heart of Texas Hill Country, and it has even been dubbed the unofficial “Capital of the Texas Hill Country.” It is also known for its beautiful parks that follow the Guadalupe River.
Primary industries include tourism and recreation, and Kerrville thrives with its many museums, theaters, art galleries, and shopping to support visitors and residents. If you love spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, boating, and bicycling are some of Kerrville’s most popular recreational activities.
Each year, Kerrville hosts the Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair. This fair shows off the goods from Texan artisans and entertainers from all around Texas. People also flock to the annual Kerrville Folk Festival that features folk musicians from around the country and Canada. The Kerr County Fair educates the public about the county’s rich agricultural history.
Fun fact: Kerrville hosted the Olympic trials for shooting sports for the 2012 Summer Olympics at the Hill Country Shooting Center.
Kerrville Independent School District (KISD) includes four elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. There are also two catholic schools that serve as alternatives to public schools.
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