Kerr County, Texas Genealogy Guide

Kerr County, Texas (Map It) was created on January 26, 1856 from Bexar County. This county was named for James Kerr (1790–1850), an early colonist in Texas and soldier in the Texas Revolution.. Learn More About State of Texas History

Kerr County is bordered by Kimble County (north), Gillespie County (northeast), Kendall County (east), Bandera County (south), Real County (southwest), Edwards County (west).

Kerr County Cities and Towns include Ingram, Kerrville.. A Map of Kerr County, Texas contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Kerr County, Texas Courthouse Records

Kerr County, Texas Courthouse
Kerr County, TX Courthouse

The Kerr County Courthouse is located in Kerrville, Texas. Learn More About State of Texas Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicate what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Kerr county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.

  • Kerr County Clerk has Birth & Death Records from 1903, Marriage Records from 1856, Land Records from 1840, Probate Records from 1856 and Court Records from 1856. The County Clerk's office is the place where all transactions having to do with land are recorded and kept on file. They take marriage license applications, issues marriage licenses, files the license after the marriage, and maintains a permanent record of the marriage, surveys and plats of subdivisions, Armed Forces discharge papers for all veterans who reside in the county. Some naturalization records have been found with the deeds.
  • Kerr County Tax Assessor-Collector Office is responsible for the the assessment of taxes on each property in the county and collection of that tax

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