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Encyclopedia > Kerr County, Texas
Kerr County, Texas
Map
Map of Texas highlighting Kerr County
Location in the state of Texas
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Texas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1856
Seat Kerrville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

2,869 km² (1,108 mi²)
2,865 km² (1,106 mi²)
4 km² (2 mi²), 0.14%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

43,653
15/km² 
Website: www.co.kerr.tx.us

Kerr County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. In 2000, its population was 43,653. Its county seat is Kerrville6. Kerr County is named for James Kerr, a congressman of the Republic of Texas. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_TX.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Texas ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Kerrville is a city in Kerr County, Texas, United States. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Official language(s) No official language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Largest metro area Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Kerrville is a city in Kerr County, Texas, United States. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... James Kerr (b. ... Capital Washington-on-the-Brazos, Harrisburg, Galveston, Velasco, Columbia (1836) Houston (1837–1839) Austin (1839–1845) Language(s) English (de facto) Spanish, French, German and Native American languages regionally Government Republic President1  - 1836-1838 Sam Houston  - 1838-1841 Mirabeau B. Lamar  - 1841-1844 Sam Houston  - 1844-1845 Anson Jones Vice...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,869 km² (1,108 mi²). 2,865 km² (1,106 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it (0.14%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Major Highways

Image File history File links I-10. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Interstate 10 Interstate 10 (abbreviated I-10) is the southernmost east-west, coast-to-coast interstate highway in the United States. ... Image File history File links US_83. ... United States Highway 83 is a north-south United States highway. ... Image File history File links Texas_16. ... Texas State Highway 16, or SH 16, is a north-south state highway that runs from U.S. Route 281 24 miles (38. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Junction Location Kerr County I 10 Mountain Home I 10 Comfort Legend < SH 26 SH 29 > Texas State Highways Current - Deleted State Highway 27 is located in Kerr County, Texas, and runs parallel to Interstate 10. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... State Highway 39 is a state highway that runs primarily through the Texas Hill Country primarily in Kerr County. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... State Highway 41 is a state highway that runs through the Texas Hill Country in Kerr, Real, and Edwards Counties. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... State Highway 173 or SH 173 is a state highway that runs from Kerrville to Jourdanton in south Texas. ...

Adjacent counties

Kimble County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Kimble County Gillespie County Blanco County Gillespie County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Kendall County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... [[Category:{{{state}}} counties]] Bandera County is a county located in the U.S. state of Texas. ... Real County is a county located in the state of Texas. ... Edwards County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 43,653 people, 17,813 households, and 12,308 families residing in the county. The population density was 15/km² (40/mi²). There were 20,228 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (18/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 88.89% White, 1.78% Black or African American, 0.56% Native American, 0.51% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 6.60% from other races, and 1.62% from two or more races. 19.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 17,813 households out of which 25.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.80% were married couples living together, 9.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.90% were non-families. 27.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.84. For the record label, see Marriage Records. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 22.20% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 24.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 92.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.80 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $34,283, and the median income for a family was $40,713. Males had a median income of $27,425 versus $21,149 for females. The per capita income for the county was $19,767. About 10.30% of families and 14.50% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.60% of those under age 18 and 8.40% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Ingram is a city located in Kerr County, Texas. ... Kerrville is a city in Kerr County, Texas, United States. ... Center Point is an unincorporated community in Kerr County, Texas (USA). ... Hunt is an unincorporated town in western Kerr County, Texas . ...

External links

Coordinates: 30°04′N 99°21′W / 30.06, -99.35 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Kerr County, Texas - definition of Kerr County, Texas in Encyclopedia (392 words)
Kerr County is a county located in the state of Texas.
Kerr County is named for James Kerr, a Republic of Texas congressman.
In the county, the population is spread out with 22.70% under the age of 18, 6.70% from 18 to 24, 22.20% from 25 to 44, 23.50% from 45 to 64, and 24.90% who are 65 years of age or older.
Handbook of Texas Online: KERR COUNTY (2120 words)
The irregularly shaped county is bounded on the northeast by Gillespie County, on the east by Kendall County, on the south by Bandera County, on the southwest by Real County, on the west by Edwards County, and on the northwest by Kimble County.
Kerr County is drained by the Guadalupe River and its tributaries and covers 1,107 square miles of undulating to hilly land with elevations that range from 1,500 to 2,000 feet above sea level.
The county is in the Edwards Plateau vegetation area, characterized by buffalograss, wildrye, and switchgrass, and by live oak, shinnery oak, junipers, and mesquite trees.
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