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Kerr County, Texas
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Kerr County, Texas Facts

When was Kerr County, TX Created?
Allen County was created on January 26, 1856 from Bexar County.

What is the County Seat of Kerr County, TX?
The County Seat is located in Kerrville also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Kerr County, TX?
Bordering Counties are Kimble CountyGillespie CountyKendall CountyBandera CountyReal CountyEdwards County.

Kerr County, TX Census Records

What Kerr County, TX census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Kerr County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Kerr Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kerr Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1860, 1870 and 1880. Kerr Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1860.

Another census resource is the Texas, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index from 1820-1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Texas Census Records Research Guide.

Kerr County, TX Courthouse and Government Records

Kerr County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Kerr County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Kerr County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Texas Courthouse Records Research Guide.

Kerr County, TX Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Kerr County, TX?
A list of Kerr County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Texas Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Kerr County, TX Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Kerr County, TX?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Kerr County.

Kerr Co. TX Books,Newspapers & Publications

Kerr Co. TX Cemeteries & Church Records

Kerr Co. TX Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Kerr Co. TX General and History Websites

Kerr Co. TX Immigration & Naturalization

Kerr Co. TX Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Kerr Co. TX Military Records