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KYLE, Texas

Pronounced: "KILE"

"A Simply Charming Place To . ."

Population (2015): 35,733COL Index (2008): 80.0
Elevation: 728 ftArea: 19.1 smCounty: Hays
Zip Code: 78640Area Code: 512Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: 29° 59' 21" N, 97° 52' 33" W
Location: NE Hays County, I-35, 21 mi SW of Austin, 53 mi NE of San Antonio
Highways: IH-35, FM 150, CR 136Creeks: PlumRivers: BlancoLakes: Lake Kyle (700 Lehman Rd)
City of Kyle

BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITY:
  • City Of Kyle: 512-262-1010; 877-262-5953
    100 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640
    www.cityofkyle.com
CHAMBER & TOURISM: Kyle Chamber
  • Kyle Area Chamber Of Commerce & Visitors Bureau: 512-268-4220
    103 S Front St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.kylechamber.org
  • Kyle Visitor Center: 100 N Front St, Kyle, in the historic old train depot.
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES: NEIGHBORING TOWNS: 8 mi SW of Buda, 36 mi NE of Canyon Lake Area, 15 mi SE of Driftwood, 28 mi NE of New Braunfels, 11 mi N of San Marcos, 4 mi S of Mountain City, 18 mi E of Wimberley

PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Bedroom community for Austin commuters; tourism. The fifth fastest growing city in Texas.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: See full details in Directory below.
  • Historic Downtown District (aka Old Town Kyle): Shops, restaurants, historic buildings
  • Historic Train Depot: 100 N Front St. Missouri-Pacific RR. Now home to Kyle Visitor Center
  • Kyle Auction Oak: Sledge Street, 2 blocks S of Center Street. When Kyle was founded along the railroad line in 1880, this oak was the site of a public auction of town lots. The railway was given 200 acres of land.
  • Kyle Hanging Tree: 10 mi S of Kyle on Old Post Rd (CR 136). Cowboys found a dead man hanging here and buried him not far from the trunk of this Live Oak. This grave for the mystery cowboy became the Kyle Cemetery. The tree is near the entrance of the cemetery and is easily recognizable by its shape and its solitary location.
  • Katherine Anne Porter Museum: This quaint museum is located in the house where Katherine Anne Porter spent some 10 years of her childhood. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is probably best known for her novel, "Ship of Fools", published in 1962 and later made into a movie. Museum contains Porter memorabilia and that of other Southwest writers, artists, and poets.
  • Claiborne Kyle Log House: In 1850 Claiborne and Lucy Bugg Kyle built this massive log house on a bluff overlooking the Blanco River where they, their 8 children and one adopted son lived. Built of huge cedar logs, the four-pen, linear dog-trot house has four rooms, each about 16-feet square lined up, two on either side of the dog trot. Restored and furnished by the Kyle Log House Commission. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Plum Creek Golf Course: 512-262-5555, www.plumcreekgolf.com, public, 18 holes
    See full details below and in Golf
  • Note Re Old Kyle City Jail: No longer located in Kyle, was moved years ago to Aquarena Springs, San Marcos, and reportedly is not available for touring because of its condition.
NEARBY & HILL COUNTRY-WIDE ATTRACTIONS: See Attractions.

Some of the very nearby attractions include:
  • Austin: State Capitol; Golf, Museums, Parks, World-class Attractions
  • Buda: Historic Downtown District; Cabela's; Jardine's
  • Canyon Lake Area: Canyon Lake; Water Recreation; Canyon Lake Gorge; Museum, Golf
  • Gruene: Historic Downtown; River Sports; Greune Hall
  • New Braunfels: Alamo Classic Car Museum; Barbershop Museum; Clear Springs Aviaries & Zoological Gardens; Dry Comal Creek Vineyards; Fire Museum; Golf; Heritage Village; Historic Gruene; Lindheimer House; Mckenna Children's Museum; Museum Of Art And Music; Natural Bridge Caverns; Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch; New Braunfels Conservation Society; Parks; Railroad Museum; River Tubing; Schlitterbahn Waterpark; Shopping Outlet Malls; Snake Farm; Sophienburg Museum
  • San Marcos: Aquarena Springs; Belvin Street District; Historic City Hall And Fire Station; Commemorative Air Force Central Texas Wing; Shopping Outlet Malls; Golf; River Tubing; National Fish Hatchery; Scenic Drives; Texas State University; Wittliff Gallery; Wonder World Park; Many Recreational Parks
  • Wimberley: Bella Vista Olive Ranch; Corral Theatre; Emily Ann Theatre; Hunters Chase Farms; Jacob's Well; Central Texas Bonsai Exhibit/Jade Gardens; Old Baldy; Golf; Wimberley Glass Works; Lavender Farms; Wimberley Players; Wimberley Zipline Adventures
PARKS: There are many parks in the greater area as profiled on the Parks page. These nearby parks include:
  • Canyon Lake Area: Canyon Park; Canyon Beach Park; Comal Park; Cranes Mill Park; Guadalupe Park; North Park; Overlook Park; Potters Creek Park; Jacob's Park
Local city parks include: www.cityofkyle.com/recreation
  • Steeplechase Park: 295 Hallie Dr; playscape, pavilion, disc golf, beach volley ball, trails, sport fields; city owned
  • Waterleaf Park: 600 Abundace Ln; sport fields, playground, disc golf, waterleaf, 92 acres; city owned.
  • Gregg-Clarke Park: 1300 W Center St; 32 acres, sport fields courts, playscape, pavilion, pool; city owned. Facebook
  • City Square Park: 101 S Burleson St, Downtown; 1 acre, gazebo, old city hall building/hall, water fountain; city owned. Facebook
Local county parks include:
  • Five Mile Dam Park: S Old Stagecoach Rd, Kyle, TX 78640. Includes: Dudley Connaly Johnson Park; Randall Wade Vetter Park; and the County Soccer Complex. Contact: 512-787-7340
EVENT CALENDAR:
  • Jan: Polar Bear Splash (New Years Day)
  • Mar: Easter Egg-Stravaganza
  • Apr: Annual Kyle Earth Day Share Fair; Pitch-Hit-Run Competition; Outdoor Family Campout
  • May: Plum Creek Front Porch Days
  • Jul: 4th Celebration
  • Sep: Movies-In-The-Park; Chamber Classic Golf Tournament; St. Anthony's Annual Fiesta; Claiborne Kyle Log House Chicken Dinner (4th Sat)
  • Oct: Fair & Music Festival (3rd WE); Kyle-O-Meter 5K (3rd WE); Halloween Carnival
  • Nov: Dia De Los Muertos Festival (1st WE); Family Fun Bike Ride
  • Dec: Santa's Arrival & Tree Lighting
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: Local Weather; Hill Country-wide Weather

MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below. MAPS: Local Google; Hill Country Special Maps

HISTORY: Handbook of Texas Online: "At its site the Balcones Escarpment meets the blackland prairie; to the east there is farming and to the west, ranching. The town was established on July 24, 1880, when David E. Moore and Fergus Kyle (for whom the town was named) deeded 200 acres for a townsite to the International-Great Northern Railroad. The new town drew residents and businesses from Mountain City, three miles west, and Blanco, four miles west. Tom Martin operated the first business in Kyle. The community's population exceeded 500 by 1882 but later declined. Kyle was incorporated in 1928 as a general-law city with a mayor and five council members. In 1937 Mary Kyle Hartson, daughter of Fergus Kyle, was elected mayor by a write-in vote. In the early 1940s Kyle was noted as the only Texas town with an all-woman government. In the 1980s the community was served by the Hays Consolidated Independent School District. The Mary Lee Foundation School, at a seventy-three-acre site north of Kyle, educated multi-handicapped students. Kyle, located in the developing region between Austin and San Antonio, opened five new residential subdivisions in 1984-85, though three of these went bankrupt during the economic slump of the late 1980s. In 1989 a prerelease prison facility, classified as "minimal to medium" security, opened in Kyle; it housed prisoners in the last two years of incarceration who were being prepared for reentry into society. In the early 1990s Kyle reported a population of 2,256, with seventy-nine businesses. In 1992 the town had a library, a post office, a newspaper, a medical clinic, a strip shopping center, two banks, three grocery stores, and four churches. The town has been home to San Jacinto hero John Wheeler Bunton, Ambassador Edwin J. Kyle, Rhodes scholar Terrell Sledge, American League baseball pitcher C. C. "Tex" Hughson, historian Milton Nance, and authors Katherine Anne Porter and Lena Elithe Hamilton Kirkland."

PRIOR CITY NAMES: None

HISTORICAL MARKERS: See Attractions above.
  • Claiborne Kyle Log House
  • Cora Jackman Donalson House: At 200 S Sledge St, listed by National Register of Historic Places and by the Texas Historical Commission as a Texas Historical Landmark with a Texas Historical Marker. Built in 1913, restored, though not open to the public at this time.
CEMETERIES:
  • Kyle Cemetery: 1853
AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: yes; Convenience Stores: yes; Restaurants: yes; Lodging: yes; Grocery Stores: yes; Banks: yes; Vehicle Repair: yes; Hospital: yes; Med Clinic: yes; Post Office: yes; Public Schools: yes; Cemetery: yes

OTHER PROFILES: City Data; ePodunk; Texas Escapes; Travel Texas; Wikipedia

NOTES:

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BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY




TRULY TEXAN: 512-268-3093; Kyle, TX 78640. www.trulytexan.comJuried directory of creative Texas artists, artisans, craftsmen, jewelry designers & companies


AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY EQUIPMENT


AMM COLLISION CENTER: 512-262-1013; 21681 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.ammcollision.com

COWBOY POLARIS OF KYLE: 512-268-6999; 5 Brent Blvd, Ste 150, Kyle, TX 78640

KENT POWERSPORTS OF AUSTIN: 512-268-8609; 21015 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.kps-austin-honda.com. Honda

O'REILLY AUTO PARTS: 512-256-0666; 22387 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.oreillyauto.com


BANKS


BANK OF AMERICA: 512-504-7261; Kyle Crossing, 5207 Kyle Center Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. www.bankofamerica.com

GREATER TEXAS FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: 512-268-2009; 5433 Kyle Center Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. www.gtfcu.org

KYLE BANKING CENTER: 512-268-4444; 800 FM 150 W, Kyle, TX 78640. www.firstlockhart.com


CHURCHES


(THE) CONNECTION CHURCH: 1235 S Loop 4, Kyle, TX 78640 Methodist

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF KYLE: 512-268-3511; 400 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. A non-profit food pantry (partner with Central Texas Food Bank).

KYLE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH: 408 W Lockhart St, Kyle TX 78640

ST. ANTHONY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH: 512-392-8300; 801 N Burleson, Kyle, TX 78640. Hays County Food Bank, www.haysfoodbank.org, a non-profit food pantry (partner with Central Texas Food Bank).

WORD OF LIFE: 512-392-8300; 400 Old Post Rd, Kyle, TX 78640. Hays County Food Bank, a non-profit food pantry (partner with Central Texas Food Bank). http://haysfoodbank.org/get-help/food-distribution-schedule

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Crime Stoppers
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers

EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (EMS): Kyle, TX 78640

SAN MARCOS/HAYS COUNTY EMS: 512-353-5115; 1305 IH-35 N, San Marcos, TX 78667. www.smhcems.com. Serves San Marcos, Kyle, Mountain City, Hays, Dripping Springs, Henly, Driftwood, Uhland and Niederwald, most of Hays County and portions of Guadalupe County.

KYLE POLICE DEPARTMENT: 512-262-3232; Kyle, TX 78640. Kyle Police Department
Fire & Rescue
KYLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: Admin: 512-268-3131; 210 W Moore St, Kyle, TX 78640-5683. www.kylefire.com
  • Station 2: 150 Bunton Creek Rd, Kyle, TX 78640-5756
  • Station 3: 100 High Rd, Kyle, TX 78640-4700


CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies






PLUM CREEK GOLF COURSE: 512-262-5555; 750 Kohlers Crossing Rd, Kyle, TX 78640. www.plumcreekgolf.com. Public, 18 holes, 7132 yds, par 72




LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT:

KYLE, CITY OF: 512-262-1010; 877-262-5953; 100 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.cityofkyle.com
  • ADMINISTRATION: 512-262-3920
  • ANIMAL CONTROL: 512-268-8800
  • BUILDING & PERMITS: 512-262-3911
  • CITY HALL: 512-262-1010
  • CODE ENFORCEMENT: 512-262-3914
  • COMMUNICATIONS: 512-262-3921
  • COMMUNITY LIBRARY: 512-268-7411; 409 W Blanco St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.kylelibrary.com
  • ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: 512-262-3926, POB 40, 100 W Center St (corner of Front St & Center St), Kyle, TX 78640. www.kyleed.com
  • FINANCE: 512-262-3952
  • HUMAN RESOURCES: 512-262-3928
  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: 512-262-3929
  • MUNICIPAL COURT: 512-262-3940 OR 512-262-3941
  • PARKS/POOL: 512-262-3939; Kyle, TX 78640
  • PLANNING: 512-262-3925
  • VETERANS COURT: www.co.hays.tx.us/veterans-court.aspx
LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: See: Hays County Government Offices

HAYS COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT: 512-268-2522; Kyle, TX 78640. Web

STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT: For offices that represent the Hill Country,
see: Texas & Federal Government Offices

TEXAS DEPT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE - KYLE UNIT: 512-268-0079; 23001 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. http://tdcj.state.tx.us/unit_directory/ky.html. State prison

Texas Department Of Health And Human Services - WIC Program TEXAS DEPT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN (WIC) PROGRAM:
HQ: 800-942-3678; 1100 W 49th St, Austin, TX 78756. www.dshs.state.tx.us/wichd
Nutrition education, breast feeding support and education, WIC foods – infant formula, milk, cereal, cheese, peanut butter, beans, eggs and juice.
Local WIC clinic: 512-268-0003; 150 W Lockhart St, Kyle, TX 78640

USPS US POSTAL SERVICE (USPS): 800-275-8777; www.usps.com
Local post office: 512-268-5541; 555 Rebel Rd, Kyle, TX 78640-9998


HOME & RANCH IMPROVEMENT CENTERS, CONSTRUCTION, MAINTENANCE, REPAIR SERVICES & SUPPLIES



CITY ELECTRIC SUPPLY: 512-268-6714; 23703 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. https://cityelectricsupply.com

(THE) HOME DEPOT: 512-295-8170; 3730 Dry Hole Dr, CR 210, Kyle, TX 78640. www.homedepot.com

KYLES CABINETS: 512-289-8441; Kyle, TX 78640. Facebook

LOWE'S: 512-268-3240; 5753 Kyle Pkwy, Kyle, TX 78640. www.lowes.com

PRO QUALITY WATER SYSTEMS: 512-618-1334; Kyle, TX 78640. http://hstrial-proqualitywaters.homestead.com

TEXAS LANDSCAPING - Weigelt Enterprise: 512-845-9902; 140 Krikhams Cr, Kyle, TX 78640




DAY & SEASON HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES:

See full list of leases for this town at: Hunting & Fishing.




(THE) INN ABOVE ONION CREEK: 512-268-1617; 4444 W FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640. www.innaboveonioncreek.com

LA QUINTA INN & SUITES-KYLE: 512-295-5599; 18869 IH-35 N, Kyle, TX 78640. www.6164.lq.com

(THE) PLANT AT KYLE: 512-689-6777; Kyle, TX 78640. http://theplantatkyle.com

THE SAGE HILL INN-ABOVE ONION CREEK: 512-268-1617; 4444 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Kyle, TX 78640. www.sagehill.com

(THE) WINFIELD INN: 512-268-1420; 900 Scott St, Kyle, TX 78640


MEDICAL SERVICES


AUSTIN EAR, NOSE & THROAT CLINIC: 512-212-4150; 211 Elmhurst, Ste E, Kyle, TX 78640

BARRIO COMPREHENSIVE FAMILY HEALTH CARE CENTER, INC: 210-233-7000; 2810 Dacy Ln, Kyle TX 78640. www.communicaresa.org. Affordable Health Care Act Application Assistance

BROWNING FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC AND WELLNESS: 184 A Kirkham Cr, Kyle, TX 78640

CORRIDOR PRIMARY CARE PEDIATRICS: 4221 Benner Rd; Kyle, TX 78640

EVANS DERMATOLOGY: 512-280-3939; 20871 IH-35 N, Ste 200, Kyle, TX 78640. www.evans-dermatology.com

HAYS HEALTH CLINIC: 512-268-1270; Kyle, TX 78640. Web

HEALTH CARE: 512-268-1270; Kyle, TX 78640

HILL COUNTRY MHDD CENTERS: Crisis Phone: 877-466-0660; Admin HQ Phone: 830-792-3300; Administrative Headquarters, 819 Water St, Ste 300, Kerrville, TX 78028. http://hillcountry.org. Providing mental health, individual developmental disability, substance abuse, and early childhood intervention services throughout the greater Texas Hill Country. Mental Health & Development Disabilities
  • KYLE HOMESPUN: 512-268-1204; 105 Rebel Dr; Kyle, TX 78640
HOME HEALTH CARE: 512-504-5000; 184 Elmhurst, Ste C, Kyle, TX 78640. www.yourhomehealth.net

KOHLERS CROSSING DENTAL: 4221 Benner Rd; Kyle, TX 78640

KYLE ER: 512-504-9950; 5615 Kyle Center Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. http://kyleer.com

SETON MEDICAL CENTER-HAYS: 512-504-5000; 6001 Kyle Parkway, Kyle, TX 78640. Web


MISCELLANEOUS GOODS & SERVICES


(MELISSA) ALEXANDER, SENIOR WINE CONSULTANT: 512-216-8999; Kyle, TX 78640. www.wineshopathome.com/MelissaAlexander

BUNDLE OF STITCHES: 512-262.7567; 4196 Mather, Kyle, TX 78640. www.bundleofstitches.biz

CENTRAL TEXAS SPEEDWAY: Closed

CHERRY BLOSSOM MASSAGE THERAPY CENTER: 830-330-0778; 575 E FM 150, Ste J, I-35 S at Kyle Pkwy, Kyle, TX 78640. www.cowboypolarisaustin.com

COUNTY LINE POLO CLUB: 2324 E FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640

CROSS PLANTS AND PRODUCE: 512-262-7513; 705 N Old Hwy 81, Kyle, TX 78640. www.crossplantsandproduce.com. Plant Nursery

D&S COMMUNITY SERVICES: 512-504-9590; 121 Hall Professional Cr, Ste A, Kyle, TX 78640. www.dscommunity.com. Opening the door for living choices that promote independence and self-determination for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, through a State Medicaid Waiver program.

DOLLAR GENERAL: www.dollargeneral.com
  • 512-268-6871; 500 Rebel Dr, Kyle, TX 78640
  • 512-268-5908; 801 E FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640
DOLLAR TREE: 512-268-1018; 5116 Kyle Center Dr, Kyle, TX 78640-6137. https://www.dollartree.com

DMC PHOTOGRAPHY: 512-787-1938; POB 1653, Kyle, TX 78640. www.dmcimages.com

ELITE BODYWORKS: 512-850-8453; 4100 Everett St, Ste 200, Kyle, TX 78640. www.elitemedfit.com

EVO ENTERTAINMENT: 3200 Kyle Crossing, Kyle, TX 78640

EXPLOREUSA: 512-262-2777; 21320 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.exploreusa.com

FARMERS INSURANCE: 512-268-1234; 101 N Sledge St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.farmersagent.com/swilliams6. Steve Williams

FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH: 866-693-3927; 430 Indian Hills Trail, Kyle, TX 78640. www.kylespa.com. Day Spa

HAYS FREE PRESS: 512-268-7862, 113 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.haysfreepress.com. Newspaper, serves Buda, Kyle, N Hays County

HEB PLUS: Kyle, TX 78640. www.heb.com

HOLT FARMS: 512-217-6543; 88 S Camino Real, Kyle, TX 78640

HOPE & LOVE 4 KIDS: 512-585-1726; Kyle, TX 78640

JAMIE'S CLASSY CLOSET: 5500 FM 2770 Ste 106, Kyle, TX 78640. Facebook. Women;s clothing

(THE) JUMPY PLACE: 512-262-1600; 241 Weldon Johnston Way, Kyle, TX 78640. www.thejumpyplacetx.com. Children's activity place

K & J WOODWORKS: Kyle, TX 78640. www.kjwoodworks.com

KYLE-BUDA EAGLE: Web. Newspaper, serves Buda, Kyle

KYLE RV AND BOAT STORAGE: 210-415-0766; Kyle, TX 78640

KYLE QUILTERS: 512-449-6565; Kyle, TX 78640

LORI RAGLAND PERFORMANCE HORSES: 512-295-4714; 124 Sunrise Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. www.lrph.com. Performance horse lessons, shows, camps, horses for sale

MOBILE DESTINATION, VERIZON PREMIUM RETAILER: 512-667-8476; 151 Evans Dr, Ste 107, Kyle, TX 78640

MONEY & MORE PAWN: 512-262-0285; 575 FM 150 E, Kyle, TX 78640

MY LIL SPROUTS KIDS CONSIGNMENT BOUTIQUE: 512-262-7863; 147 Elmhurst, Ste 600, Kyle, TX 78640. www.mylilsproutskidsconsignment.com

NSBRAND PRODUCTIONS: 713-859-8388; Kyle, TX 78640. Media presence service

OLD TOWNE VAPOR: 512-787-0144; 400 Hwy 81 S, Ste A-2, Kyle, TX 78640. www.oldtownevapor.com

ON TRACK XPERIENCE: 512-828-6478; 24801 IH 35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.ontrackxperience.com. At Thunderhill Raceway. Xperience real side-by-side oval racing using their race prepared Honda-powered karts known at Naskarts. Competitive leagues.

OPTIMUM STEEL FABRICATORS: Kyle, TX 78640. www.optimumsteel.com

ORMEIDA CABINS: 210-445-5600; 23615 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.cabinsbyormeida.com. Rent to own cabins

PAST PRESENT FOREVER: 512-643-7342; 120 Orion Cove, Kyle, TX 78640. http://www.pastpresentforever.com. Photography

(THE) PLANT AT KYLE: 512-689-6777; Kyle, TX 78640. www.theplantatkyle.com

PLANT ODYSSEY: 512-398-2714; 7101 Niederwald Strasse, Kyle, TX 78640. Plant nursery

RSI: www.rsi-cri.com

RUSTY WALLACE RACING EXPERIENCE: 855-22-RUSTY; 24801 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.racewithrusty.com. At Thunderhill Raceway. Rusty Wallace Racing Experience provides fans and racing enthusiasts with an authentic NASCAR racing experience. Drive a real, current stock car with a real NASCAR champion.

(THE) SAGE HILL INN SPA-ABOVE ONION CREEK: 512-268-1617; 4444 Ranch to Market Rd 150, Kyle, TX 78640. www.sagehill.com

SAN MARCOS MERCURY: News. See San Marcos

TEXAS OLD TOWN: 512-396-1800; 1205 Roland Ln, Kyle, TX 78640. Weddings, receptions, corporate events, retreats. www.TexasOldTown.com

UNIVERSAL FOREST PRODUCTS: Kyle, TX 78640. www.ufpi.com

WILSON INSURANCE AGENCY: 512-295-6530; 3601 Kyle Crossing, Ste A, Kyle, TX 78640. https://wilsoninsuranceagency.com. Auto Insurance Agency




KATHERINE ANNE PORTER MUSEUM: 512-268-6637; 508 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. This quaint museum is located in the house where Katherine Anne Porter spent some 10 years of her childhood. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author is probably best known for her novel, "Ship of Fools", published in 1962 and later made into a movie. Museum contains Porter memorabilia and that of other Southwest writers, artists, and poets. Open Tue-Fri 1-6p, Sat 9a-5p. www.english.txstate.edu/KAP


NON-PROFIT, PUBLIC SERVICE & SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

AMVETS
AMVETS (American Veterans): www.amvets.org. A non-profit whose mission is to enhance and safeguard the entitlements for all American Veterans who have served honorably and to improve the quality of life for them, their families, and the communities where they live through leadership, advocacy and services.
Local: Central Texas AMVETS Post 115, 512-262-0350; 401 Rebel Dr, Kyle, TX 78640

Boy Scouts BOY SCOUTS: www.scouting.org. A non-profit organization that provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
Local: Kyle Boy Scouts, 512-944-7697; Kyle, TX 78640

Boys and Girls ClubsBOYS AND GIRLS CLUB: www.bgc.com. Inspiring and enabling all young people to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens. Tutoring, professional services, sports & recreation.
Local: Boys And Girls Club Of South Central Texas, 512-805-3000; Kyle, TX 78640

CLAIBORNE KYLE LOG HOUSE: 512-268-9981; 2400 S Old Stagecoach Rd, on CR 136, SW of Kyle. In 1850 Claiborne and Lucy Bugg Kyle built this massive log house on a bluff overlooking the Blanco River where they, their 8 children and one adopted son lived. Built of huge cedar logs, the four-pen, linear dog-trot house has four rooms, each about 16-feet square lined up, two on either side of the dog trot. Restored and furnished by the Kyle Log House Commission. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Open first Sun, Apr-Aug, 2-5p

GARDEN CLUB: 512-405-0172; Kyle, TX 78640

Girl ScoutsGIRL SCOUTS: www.girlscouts.org. A non-profit organization that provides a program for young people that builds character, trains them in the responsibilities of participating citizenship, and develops personal fitness.
Local Girl Scout Troop: 512-268-6381; Kyle, TX 78640

HAYS YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS: 512-312-0756; Kyle, TX 78640

KATHERINE ANNE PORTER HOUSE LITERACY CENTER: 508 Center St, Kyle, TX 78640

KYLE AREA SENIORS ZONE: 512-268-1631; Kyle, TX 78640 Kyle Chamber

KYLE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & VISITORS BUREAU: 512-268-4220; POB 900, 401 Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.kylechamber.org

KYLE QUILTERS: 512-449-6565; Kyle, TX 78640

KYLE VISITOR CENTER: 100 N Front St, Kyle, TX 78640. In the historic old train depot. Open Mon-Fri 9a-4p

Lions LIONS CLUB: www.lionsclubs.org. A volunteer-based, non-profit, community service organization that aggressively works to donate back to the community to support local, regional, national and international needs. Mission is to empower volunteers to serve their communities, meet humanitarian needs, encourage peace and promote international understanding through Lions clubs.
Local: Kyle Lions Club, 512-268-2021; Kyle, TX 78640
Masons
MASONIC LODGE: Web. A fraternal organization that promotes Freemasonry, which includes charitable work within a local or wider community, moral uprightness, and friendship.
Local: Kyle Masonic Lodge, 512-392-2120; Kyle, TX 78640 Optimist International

OPTIMIST INTERNATIONAL: www.optimist.org. A worldwide voluntary non-profit organization of civic-minded men and women banded together to serve the youth of the community, encourage personal growth and adopt optimism as a philosophy of life.
Local: Optimist Club

PLUM CREEK HOA: 512-569-5109; Kyle, TX 78640. Web, Facebook. Unofficial reports by board members

POLO KIDS FOUNDATION: 2324 FM-150, Kyle, TX 78640. www.polokids.com. A 501c3 nonprofit organization providing community-based youth development programs that promote learning through constructive activities centered around horsemanship, equine sports and education.
Rotary
ROTARY CLUB: www.rotary.org. Rotary is a worldwide organization of business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
Local Rotarians:
Local: Kyle, 512-633-2664; 409 W Blanco St, Kyle, TX 78640
Toastmasters International
TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL: 949-858-8255. www.toastmasters.org. A nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership.
Local: Rise 'N Shine, Meets Wed (except holidays) 7a, at Austin Community College - Hays Campus, Rm 1132.04, 1200 Kohlers Crossing, Kyle. http://risenshine.toastmastersclubs.org

VFW VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS (VFW): www.vfw.org. A congressionally chartered organization that works on behalf of American veterans by lobbying Congress for better veterans' health care and benefits; and maintains a nationwide organization of employees and volunteers to assist veterans with their VA disability claims; and donates millions of dollars and hours for community service.
Local: Post #12058, 512-351-4786; 103 Front St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.vfw12058.com

Note: Churches, museums, schools and some other non-profits are listed on this page in their own separate category.

Note: For county-wide non-profits, public service & social service organizations, see: Hays County

Note: For Hill Country-wide non-profits, public service and social service organizations, see Hill Country Information




CITY OF KYLE ANIMAL CONTROL: 512-268-8800; 500 E FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640. www.cityofkyle.com/police/animal-control

DOGS DAY AWAY: 512-294-6757; 401 Bonanza St, Kyle, TX 78640. http://dogsdayawaytx.com. Boarding, grooming

FIREHOUSE ANIMAL HEALTH CENTER: 4100 Everett St, Ste 100, Kyle, TX 78620. www.firehousekyle.com

KYLE ANIMAL HOSPITAL: 512-268-5003; 100 Hall Professional Center, Kyle, TX 78640. www.kylevet.com

LUCKY TO BE AT HOME PET CARE: 512-619-6873; POB 1534, Kyle, TX 78640. http://luckytobeathome.com. Pet Sitter

MA'S MINI PIGS' FARM & RESCUE INC: 408-824-4514; Kyle, TX 78640. www.masminipigs.com

PAWS ANIMAL SHELTER & HUMANE SOCIETY (OF CENTRAL TEXAS): 512-268-1611; 500 FM 150 E, Kyle, TX 78620. http://pawsshelter.org, Facebook. Non-profitNo-kill facility. Adoptions. Tue 11-6, Wed-Sun 11-5, Or by apmt. Cathy Turney

PETCO ANIMAL SUPPLIES: 512-268-7428; 5100 Kyle Centre Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. http://stores.petco.com/tx/kyle/pet-supplies-kyle-tx-2402.html

PLUM CREEK VETERINARY HOSPITAL: 512-268-7387; 4100 Everett, Ste 100, Kyle, TX 78620. Facebook

TEXAS GREAT PYRENEES RESCUE: 877-746-9508; 713 Apricot Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. www.txpyrs.org. A non-profit organization dedicated to the protection and rescue of Great Pyrenees in Texas and surrounding areas.

Note: See separate listing sections for horses, riding, equestrian, and other care.




ERA MILLENNIUM REALTY: 512-262-1549; 505 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640

GOODWIN REALTORS: 512-626-0434; Kyle, TX 78640. www.jbgoodwin.com/agents/claudia-mccomack

GREAT LOCATIONS REALTY: 512-535-4483; 150 Rebel Dr, Kyle, TX 78640

ON CENTER STREET OF EXECUTIVE: 512-262-4297; 309 Center St, Kyle, TX 78640


RESTAURANTS-DINING-BEVERAGES-ENTERTAINMENT


APPLEBEE'S: 512-268-2362; 5363 Kyle Center Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. www.applebees.com.

BIG ROB'S BURGERS IN KYLE: 512--262-0332; 130 Kirkham Cr, Kyle, TX 78640. www..com

BORDEAUX'S: 512-268-3463; 108 Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.bordeauxs.net

CHICK-FIL-A: 5289 Kyle Center Dr, Kyle, TX 78640

CHICKEN EXPRESS: 512-262-7831; 5493 Kyle Center Dr, Kyle, TX 78640. www.chickene.com

DICKEY'S BARBECUE PIT: 512-268-3200; 5695 Kyle Pkwy, Kyle, TX 78640. Web

DOWN SOUTH RAILHOUSE: 107 E Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.downsouthrailhouse.com

FOXS PIZZA DEN SOUTH TEXAS: 512-268-3697; 147 Elmhurst, Kyle, TX 78640. www.foxspizzadentexas.com

GARCIA'S512-268-2524; Kyle, TX 78640

LONE STAR DELIGHTS: 817-905-8327; 108 S Front St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.lonestardelights.com

LUCKY CUP COFFEE HOUSE: Closed

MOD PIZZA: 512-268-0319; 151 Evans Dr, Ste 105, Kyle, TX 78640. http://modpizza.com/locations/kyle-crossing

(THE) MOTLEY MENAGERIE: 512-268-4188; 602 W Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.themotleymenagerie.com.

NEW WORLD BAKERY: Kyle, TX 78640. http://thenewworldbakery.com

PAPA MURPHY'S PIZZA: 512-268-1682; 5401 S FM 1626, Kyle, TX 78640. www.papamurphys.com

PIZZA CLASSICS KYLE: 512-268-1979; 118 S Front St, Kyle, TX 78640. www.pizzaclassicskyle.com

RAILROAD BAR-B-QUE: 512-262-4641; 107 E Center St, Kyle, TX 78640. http://rrbbq.com




RV SALES, SERVICES & PARTS:

EXPLOREUSA: 512-262-2777; 21320 IH-35, Kyle, TX 78640. www.exploreusa.com

RV LAND: 512-234-6978; 23401 IH-35 X210, Kyle, TX 78640. www.rvlandtx.com


SCHOOLS


AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (ACC): 512-262-6500; 1200 Kohlers Crossing, Kyle, TX 78640. www.austincc.edu/locations/campuses/hays-campus

HAYS CISD: 512-268-2141; Kyle, TX 78640. www.hayscisd.net. "Rebels"
  • Hays High School: Web
  • Lehman High School: 1700 Lehman Rd, Kyle, TX 78640. Web. UIL: Conf 6A
  • Performing Arts Center: 512-268-8443; 979 Kohler's Krossing, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Barton Middle School: 4950 Jack C Hays Trail, Kyle, TX 78610
  • Chapa Middle School: 3311 Dacy Lane, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Wallace Middle School: 1500 West Center, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Fuentes Elementary School: 512-268-7827; 901 Goforth, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Hemphill Elementary School: 512-268-4688; 3995 E FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Kyle Elementary School: 512-268-3311; 500 W Blanco, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Negley Elementary School: 512-268-8501; 5940 McNaughton, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Science Hall Elementary School: 512-268-8502; 1510 Bebee Rd, Kyle, TX 78640
  • Tobias Elementary School: 512-268-8437; 1005 E FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640
HEAD START:
  • FIRST STEPS EARLY HEAD START CENTER: 512-268-2480; 3995 E FM 150, Kyle, TX 78640
  • HEMPHILL HEAD START CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER: 512-268-5305; 3995 Hwy 150 E, Kyle, TX 78640
  • LEHMAN HIGH SCHOOL PEP CENTER: 512-268-8454; 1700 Lehman Rd, Kyle, TX 78640
ROCKING HORSE ACADEMY: www.rockinghorseacademy.com

SANTA CRUZ CATHOLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: www.santacruzcc.org/school

TEXAS PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL: www.bgca.us




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LOCAL UTILITY PROVIDERS:

Centerpoint Energy CENTERPOINT ENERGY: HQ: 800-427-7142; Report a Gas Leak: 888-876-5786. www.centerpointenergy.com. Electrical and piped natural gas services. Service area from Austin to San Antonio along IH-35 in the Hill Country (and beyond, SE to the Gulf Coast). Service Coverage Map.
Local service office: 512-392-6672, Kyle, TX 78640

CITY OF KYLE PUBLIC WORKS: 512-262-3024; (AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY: 512-787-9896)

CITY OF KYLE UTILITIES: 512-262-3960; Kyle, TX 78640. www.cityofkyle.com/waterservice.php

PEC PEDERNALES ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE (PEC): www.pec.coop. A Texas non-profit corporation owned by its members, the largest electric cooperative in the country, coves 8,100 square miles, 214,000 members, with assets over $1 billion.
HQ, Connections & Service Startup: 1-888-554-4732
Emergencies, Outages & Marking of Underground Utility Lines, 24x7: 1-888-883-3379
Local service office: 512-262-2161; 1810 FM 150 W, Kyle, TX 78640-0100.
Time Warner Cable
TIME WARNER CABLE: 1-800-418-8848; www.timewarnercable.com
Cable Television, Roadrunner Internet, VOIP
Local Service Office: 512-485-5555; Kyle, TX 78640

HILL COUNTRY-WIDE UTILITY PROVIDERS:

For Hill Country area utility service providers (electric, gas, water, sewer, trash),
telecom providers (land lines, cellular service, TV, internet), and related services (package delivery, newspaper, etc.), click: Utilities & Telecom


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