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About Kerrville Texas
Retirement, tourism, and recreation have been the fundamentals for Kerrville’s economy. This has set Kerrville apart from the rest of Texas Hill Country and has made it the “unofficial capital” of Texas Hill Country.
Today, Kerrville is known for their excellent museums, theaters, art galleries, shopping options, and healthcare facilities. Kerrville possesses diverse musical and theater arts groups. The Guadalupe River is lined with gorgeous parks. Excellent Flora and fauna can be at the Riverside Nature Center (in downtown Kerrville).
- Population: 22,347
- Elevation: 1,637 ft
- Home to the annual Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair.
- Folk Musicians are featured at the Kerrville Folk Festival
- Kerrville hosts the Kerr County Fair to reflect the county’s agricultural heritage.
Kerrville, Texas is home to the annual Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair which complements the year-round work of the Kerrville Arts & Cultural Center. The Kerrville Folk Festival features folk musicians around the country and attracts quality musicians to Kerrville each spring. The Kerr County Fair is one of several events reflecting the county’s agricultural heritage; Schreiner University holds a “Texas Heritage Music Day” to honor former Kerrville resident Jimmie Rodgers and other pioneers of Texas music.
Kerrville is the perfect place to retire. There are three golf courses and many outdoor recreational opportunities such as hunting, fishing, birding, hiking, boating and bicycling. Kerrville’s Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a busy schedule of public events.