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Kerrville is located in Kerr County in central Texas. As of a census taken in 2009, the population was 22,826. Nestled in the heart of the Texas Hill Country, Kerrville is a popular tourist spot due to the beautiful Guadalupe River, which runs through the town, and the area's parks. Surrounded by natural beauty, Kerrville has something for everyone, including festivals, outdoor recreation, shopping and museums. Some of the most popular events include the Texas State Arts & Crafts Fair, the Down by the River Festival, Easter Fest & Cook-off on the River and the Kerrville Folk Festival. Some of the other places to visit in Kerrville include the Museum of Western Art: Home of the Cowboy Artists of America and the Kerr Arts & Cultural Center. The latter is located in downtown Kerrville and features over 600 artists with works in ceramics, jewelry, painting, sculpture, woodworks and more. Five area parks offer camping, hiking and biking, fishing, canoeing and kayaking along the Guadalupe River. Other parks have tennis courts, volleyball courts, ball fields, picnicking facilities, and swimming. Nearby Lost Maples State Park is a 2,100-acre park that features a combination of rugged limestone canyons, plateau grasslands, wooded slopes and clear streams. It also includes the only maple forest in the state of Texas. Lost Maples State Park has 30 campsites with water and electricity, and 8 primitive camping areas that are accessible only to hikers. Kerrville is a one-hour drive west of San Antonio.

Surrounding areas: Ingram, Texas (6.3 mi), Hunt, Texas (11.9 mi), Comfort, Texas (15.1 mi), Bandera, Texas (22.5 mi), Fredericksburg, Texas (22.5 mi), Pipe Creek, Texas (25.5 mi), Boerne, Texas (30.1 mi)

Kerrville Vacation Rentals




Kerrville Hotels and Resorts

 
Hotels & Motels
Comfort Inn2001 Sidney BakerKerrville, TX (830) 792-7700
Econo Lodge2105 Sidney Baker StKerrville, TX (830) 896-1711
Inn Of The Hills1001 Junction HwyKerrville, TX (830) 895-5000
Yo Ranch Resort Hotel & Conference Center2033 Sidney BakerKerrville, TX (830) 257-4440
Quality Inn908 S Adams StFredericksburg, TX21.7 mi.(830) 997-9811
Comfort Inn & Suites723 S Washington StFredericksburg, TX21.8 mi.(830) 990-2552
Days Inn Suites808 S Adams StFredericksburg, TX21.8 mi.(830) 997-1086
Econo Lodge Fredericksburg810 S AdamsFredericksburg, TX21.8 mi.(830) 997-3437
Fredericksburg Inn & Suites201 S WashingtonFredericksburg, TX22.4 mi.(830) 997-0202
Best Western Sunday House Inn501 East Main StFredericksburg, TX22.5 mi.(830) 997-4484
Hampton Inn And Suites515 E MainFredericksburg, TX22.5 mi.(830) 997-9696
Holiday Inn Express - Fredericksburg Texas1220 North US Hwy 87Fredericksburg, TX22.5 mi.(830) 990-4200
Super 8514 E Main StFredericksburg, TX22.5 mi.(830) 997-6568

Kerrville Weather & Climate

The South-Central Texas Hill Country has an arid climate, but sits on the edge of the humid subtropical climate zone. Summers are hot and winters are warm to cool. Spring and fall are comfortably warm. The area receives up to 48 inches of rain per year, with the wettest months being April and May. Widespread flooding is common. The central hill country receives about a dozen nights per year below freezing. Occasionally, there is sleet, freezing rain or snow. It's not uncommon for some winters to have no freezing precipitation at all. Tornadoes are possible, although not as common as in other areas of the state. July and August are the hottest months. The highest temperature recorded was 111 F in 2000, and the lowest recorded temperature ever was 0 F in January 1949.

     Month       High Temp   Low Temp   Rainfall   Ocean Temp 
January 58°F 32°F 1.34 in. -
February 62°F 36°F 1.83 in. -
March 70°F 44°F 2.08 in. -
April 76°F 52°F 2.27 in. -
May 82°F 61°F 4.24 in. -
June 88°F 67°F 4.01 in. -
July 91°F 69°F 2.17 in. -
August 91°F 68°F 2.32 in. -
September 86°F 63°F 3.86 in. -
October 77°F 53°F 3.83 in. -
November 67°F 43°F 2.58 in. -
December 59°F 34°F 2.05 in. -

Kerrville Map & Transportation

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The closest airports in the area are Kerrville Municipal Louis Schreiner Field (ERV) located about 5 miles southeast of Kerrville, the Gillespie County airport (T82) located approximately 19 miles northeast of Kerrville in Fredericksburg, Texas, the Hondo Municipal airport (HDO) located roughly 47 miles south of Kerrville in Hondo, Texas, the Kimble County airport (JCT) located around 49 miles northwest of Kerrville in Junction, Texas, the San Antonio International airport (SAT) located about 53 miles southeast of Kerrville in San Antonio, Texas, Garner Field (UVA) located approximately 68 miles southwest of Kerrville in Uvalde, Texas, the New Braunfels Municipal airport (BAZ) located roughly 69 miles southeast of Kerrville in New Braunfels, Texas, and finally Burnet Municipal Kate Craddock Field (BMQ) located around 71 miles northeast of Kerrville in Burnet, Texas.

Kerrville Attractions

 
Amusement and Theme Parks
Kiddie Park Of San AntonioSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.
SeaWorld San AntonioSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.
Six Flags Fiesta TexasSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.
Landa ParkNew BraunfelsTX65.4 mi.
 
Water Parks
Splashdown San AntonioSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark ResortNew BraunfelsTX65.4 mi.
 
Golf Courses
Scott Schreiner Municipal Golf CourseKerrvilleTX 
Lady Bird Johnson Municipal Golf ClubFredericksburgTX22.3 mi.
 
State Parks
Kerrville State ParkTX3.3 mi. 
Avalon State ParkTX35.6 mi. 
 
Museums
Gillespie Co. Historical Society Pioneer MuseumFredericksburgTX22.5 mi.(History)
Magic Lantern Castle MuseumSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.(History)
Wooden Nickel Historical MuseumSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.(Miscellaneous)
Institute of Texan CulturesSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.(Multidisciplinary)
Marion Koogler McNay Art MuseumSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.(Art)
AlamoSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.(History)
Fort Sam Houston MuseumSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.(History)
 
Zoos and Aquariums
San Antonio Zoological Gardens and AquariumSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.
Sea World of San AntonioSan AntonioTX58.0 mi.


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