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County Profile For:

KENDALL COUNTY, Texas

Pronounced: "KEN-dell"

"The Gem of the Texas Hill Country"

County Seat: BoerneEst: 1862
County Borders: N: Gillespie; NE: Blanco; SE: Comal; S: Bexar; SW: Bandera; W: Kerr
Population (2011): 34,781Businesses (2010): 1,090COL Index (2008): 88.9
Zip Codes: 78004, 78006, 78013, 78015, 78027, 78074
Area Codes: 210, 830Time Zone: CST
Center Line Coordinates: 29° 57' N; 98° 43' W
Major Highways: I-10, US 87, TX 46, FR 475
Creeks: CiboloRivers: Guadalupe, BlancoLakes:
Area: 662 smElevation: 1,000 to 2,000 ft


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITIES & TOWNS IN THIS COUNTY: Bankersmith, Alamo Springs, Ammans Crossing, Boerne, Bergheim, Comfort, Fair Oaks Ranch, Kendalia, Kreutzberg, Lindendale, Nelson City, Oberly Crossing, Sisterdale, Waring, Welfare, Walnut Grove

All of Kendall County is within the Texas Hill Country. For our definition of the boundaries of the Texas Hill Country, see: Definition & Maps.

COUNTY GOVERNMENT:
  • County Judge: Darrel Lux, 830-249-9343
    The New Courthouse: 201 E San Antonio St, Boerne, TX 78006
    Located across the street from the Historic Courthouse
    The Historic Courthouse: 204 E San Antonio St, Boerne, TX 78006
    www.co.kendall.tx.us

    Kendall County is governed by a commissioner's court made up of four commissioners and a judge. The county judge is the county administrative officer, who also rules on probate and juvenile legal matters. The County's other elected county officials are the sheriff, county tax collector/assessor, clerk, treasurer and county attorney. County officials appointed by the commissioner's court are the county auditor, road supervisor, and engineer.
COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS:
  • Alamo Area Council Of Governments (AACOG): 210-362-5200
    Executive Director: Gloria C. Arriaga
    8700 Tesoro Dr, Ste 700, San Antonio, TX 78217
    www.aacog.com
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT:
  • Kendall County Economic Development Corporation: 830-331-9070
    1221 S Main St, Ste #100, Boerne, TX 78006
    www.kendallcountyedc.com
PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Tourism, ranching

EVENT CALENDAR: For full details on these and nearby events see Festivals & Major Events, Trade Days & Farmers Markets, Live Entertainment, and calendars on our other focus topic pages accessible from the menu above.

WEATHER: Weather Underground

SUN & MOON RISE & SET TIMES: For US Naval Observatory data for this area, click: Table.
In Form A, just enter: year, state, city

MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below. MAPS: Google, County, GeoHack

HISTORY:
  • Handbook Of Texas Online: TSHATXGenWeb
  • County TXGenWeb Project (genealogical/historical information, including cemeteries, markers, maps, census data, surname queries): TXGenWeb
  • Kendall County Historical Commission: See full details in Directory below
  • More History See Portal city profiles in list shown above, including Boerne
COUNTY PARKS:
  • James Kiehl River Bend Park: 118 River Bend Rd, Comfort, TX 78013
  • Kreutzberg Canyon Natural Area: 143 Mark Twain, Boerne, TX 78006
  • Joshua Springs Park & Preserve: (Closed - Park Currently Under Development). Park Office: 716 FM 289, Comfort, TX 78013. 400 acres.
  • Ring Mountain Event Center @ Joshua Springs: The 3000 sf Center sits on the hill top with panoramic views of the scenic countryside. Accommodates all types of events: company functions, weddings, receptions, holiday parties, birthdays, private parties, and other special events.
CEMETERIES: See listings in each town, and: Kendall County Cemetery Photos, Facts & Directions

OTHER PROFILES:

Best Places to Live in 2006 from the Progressive Farmer website; City Data; ePodunk; TXCIP; US Census Quick Facts; Wikipedia

NOTES:

We welcome inquiries, comments and submission of updates, additions, corrections & digital photos,
without compensation. Send to Editor at:
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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY


COUNTY GOVERNMENT


KENDALL COUNTY JUDGE: Darrel Lux: 830-249-9343; The New Courthouse: 201 E San Antonio St, Boerne, TX 78006 (Across the street from the Historic Courthouse). The Historic Courthouse: 204 E San Antonio St, Boerne, TX 78006. www.co.kendall.tx.us

KENDALL APPRAISAL DISTRICT: 830-249-8012; 118 Market Ave, Boerne, TX 78006. www.kendallad.org

KENDALL COUNTY SHERIFF: Al Auxier; 830-995-2688; Main: 830-249-9721; Dispatch (EMS-Fire-Airlife): 830-249-8645. 6 Staudt St, Boerne, TX 78006. al.auxier@kendallcountysheriff.com

KENDALL COUNTY CHILDREN'S PROTECTIVE SERVICES: Kerrville: 830-792-4303

KENDALL COUNTY CHILDREN'S PROTECTIVE SERVICES: Kerrville: 830-792-4303

KENDALL COUNTY PARKS DEPARTMENT: 830-537-3470. See park descriptions above.


COUNTY-WIDE PUBLIC SERVICES


Red Cross AMERICAN RED CROSS, San Antonio Area Chapter, New Braunfels Branch:
830-608-9876; 373-A Landa St, New Braunfels, TX 78130
BranchOfficeNewBraun@saredcross.org; www.saredcross.org. A humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross Movement, that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Serves Comal and Kendall counties.

COW CREEK GROUNDWATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT: 830-816-2504; 201 E San Antonio Ave, Ste 100, and 216 Market Ave, Ste 105, Boerne, TX 78006. Created for the purpose of conserving, preserving, recharging, protecting and preventing waste of groundwater from the aquifers within Kendall County. The District will conduct administrative and technical activities and programs to achieve these purposes.

HILL COUNTRY CARES: 830-257-7088; POB 291817, Kerrville, TX 78029. www.hccares.com. A non-profit organization promoting healthy individuals, healthy families and healthy communities by providing prevention, intervention and recovery services for domestic violence, sexual assault, abuse and neglect, chronic illnesses, and self-destructive behaviors. Area Hot Lines for free, confidential counseling, 24 hours a day: Kimball & Kerr Counties: 830-257-2400, or Toll Free: 1-888-621-0047. Bandera County: 830-796-3302. Kendall County: 830-249-8379. Gillespie County: 830-997-4357

HILL COUNTRY COMMUNITY MHMR: Kerrville: 830-792-3300; Boerne: 830-249-4180

KENDALL COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION: 830-331-9070; 1221 S Main St, Ste #100, Boerne, TX 78006. www.kendallcountyedc.com

KENDALL COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION: www.kendallcountyhistory.com

KENDALL COUNTY WOMEN'S SHELTER: 830-331-1001; 234 Bandera Rd, #193 Boerne, TX 78006. www.kcwstx.org

Note: See chamber, tourism & economic development listings in profile section above.


STATE & FEDERAL OFFICES LOCATED IN THIS COUNTY
THAT REPRESENT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY



DPS-TEXAS DRIVER'S LICENSE BUREAU: Boerne: 830-249-6335; Kerrville: 830-57-3404

Agrilife KENDALL COUNTY AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE: 830-249-9343; 118 Saunders St, Boerne, TX 78006. http://kendall-tx.tamu.edu, kendall-tx@tamu.edu

KENDALL COUNTY FOOD STAMPS/AID TO NEEDY FAMILIES/MEDICAID: Kerrville: 83-896-3933; Boerne: 830-249-3533

KENDALL COUNTY WIC: 830-249-3932

TEXAS DEPT. OF HEALTH: Boerne: 830-249-3511

USPO US POST OFFICE: 800-275-8777. www.usps.comwww.usps.com
  • 830-336-2414; 843 TX 46 E, Bergheim, TX 78004
  • 830-249-2414; 607 E Blanco Rd, Boerne, TX 78006-9998
  • 830-995-3603; 726 Front St, Comfort, TX 78013
  • 830-336-3068; 2545 RR 473, Kendalia, TX 78027
  • 830-995-3838; 538 Waring-Welfare Rd, Waring, TX 78074-9800

STATE & FEDERAL OFFICES LOCATED ELSEWHERE
THAT REPRESENT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

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