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KERR COUNTY, TEXAS

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    Kerr County History

    (from 1936 Texas Centennial Marker - On SH 27 about 1.3 miles E of Kerrville)

    KERR COUNTY
    Formed from Bexar County;
    created January 26, 1856;
    organized March 22, 1856.
    Named in honor of James Kerr, 1790-1850; the first American settler on the Guadalupe River; general manager of DeWitt's Colony; signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence; member of the Third Texas Congress.
    County Seat, Kerrsville (afterwards Kerrville), 1856-1860;
    Comfort, 1860-1862, Kerrville since.
    Kerr County Courthouse
    Kerr County Courthouse
    Kerr County Courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson

    Kerr County Town List

    Cities, Towns & Ghost Towns: History, attractions, landmarks, architecture, monuments, museums, cemeteries, bridges, parks, vintage & contemporary images, area destinations, hotels, and forum.

    County Seat - Kerrville
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  • Kerrville county seat
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  • TX Kerr County 1907 Postal Map
    Kerr County 1907 Postal Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Kerr  County 1920s Map
    Kerr County 1920s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
    TX Kerr County 1940s Map
    Kerr County 1940s Map
    Courtesy Texas General Land Office
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