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MOUNTAIN HOME, Texas

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Population (2000): 96Elevation: 1,909-2,146 ftArea: undefinedCounty: Kerr
Zip Code: 78058Area Code: 830-640Time Zone: CST
Coordinates: Lat: 30.175° N, Long: -99.38° W
Location: Western Kerr County; 2 mi S of I-10, 18 mi NW of Kerrville
Highways: TX-27, TX-41Creeks: JohnsonRivers:Lakes: Cedar Lake

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITY: Unincorporated

CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: NEIGHBORING TOWNS: NE of The Divide, SW of Harper, 17 mi NW of Hunt, 10 mi NW of Ingram

PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Ranching, resort area (guest ranches, summer camps & vacation/retirement homes)

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS: See full details in Directory below.
  • Texas Fisheries Research Station; Texas Catholic Boys Camp; Hill Country Cowboy Camp Meeting
NEARBY & HILL COUNTRY-WIDE ATTRACTIONS: See Attractions

Some of the very nearby attractions include:
  • The Divide: Garven Store, Hunting Ranches
  • Hunt: Summer Camps; Hunting Ranches
  • Ingram: Hill Country Arts Foundation; Stonehenge II
  • Kerrville: Hill Country Museum; Museum Of Western Art; Kathleen C Cailloux Theater; Hill Country Youth Orchestras; Kerr Arts & Cultural Center; Playhouse 2000; Riverside Nature Center
PARKS: There are many state, local parks in the greater area as profiled on the Portal Parks page. These nearby parks include: EVENT CALENDARS: Festivals & Major Events; Local Activities & Fun Things To Do; Farmer & Flea Market Days; Specialty & Seasonal Market Days; Art & Galleries; Quilting & Fiber Arts; Car Shows; Motorcycling Events; Beer & Brewing; Wine; Pet Events

WEATHER: Local Weather; Hill Country-wide Weather

MEDIA COVERAGE:
  • On-Line News:
  • Newspapers: West Kerr Current: 830-367-3501, Ingram, wkcurrent.com
    Weekly newspaper serves Ingram, Hunt, Mountain Home, the Divide
  • Radio/TV, Articles & Videos:
MAPS: Local Google; Hill Country Special Maps

HISTORY: Handbook of Texas Online: "... at the intersection of State Highway 27 (which runs here along the Old Spanish Trail) and State TX-41 in north central Kerr County, was settled about 1856. The post office was established and named by H. Louis Nelson in 1879. The previous year four children of the Dowdy family, early settlers, had been killed here in the last Indian raid in Kerr County. The town was called Eura for a brief period in the early twentieth century. It had a population of 150 in 1946. In 1983 sixty people lived within a one-mile radius of the post office, which served 350 families. The community had a store, a motel, and a church. Ranching has always been the principal business. Mountain Home is the location of the Texas Fisheries Research Station, the Texas Catholic Boys Camp, and the Hill Country Cowboy Camp Meeting. In 2000 the population was ninety-six."

PRIOR CITY NAMES: Eura

HISTORICAL MARKERS:

CEMETERIES:
  • Sunset Cemetery: Sunset Cemetery Rd West
AVAILABLE SERVICES: Gas: yes; Convenience Stores: no; Restaurants: no; Lodging: yes; Grocery Stores: no; Banks: no; Vehicle Repair: yes; Hospital: no; Med Clinic: no; Post Office: yes; Public Schools: no; Cemetery: yes

OTHER PROFILES: City Data; Texas Escapes (not available); Wikipedia

NOTES:

TX-27 (Hwy 27) is also called "Junction Highway".


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CHURCHES
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MOUNTAIN HOME COWBOY FELLOWSHIP: 121 Weatherby Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058

WESTWOOD MINISTRIES: 6411 Junction Hwy, Mountain Home, TX 78058

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Fire & RescueMOUNTAIN HOME VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT: Dial 911; Admin: 830-866-3310; 5475 Junction Hwy (TX-27), Mountain Home, TX 78058. mountainhomevfd.org. FB


GOVERNMENT SERVICES



LOCAL CITY GOVERNMENT: Unincorporated

LOCAL COUNTY GOVERNMENT: See: Kerr County Government Offices

COUNTY COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT 4: 830-866-3435; 125 Oehler Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058

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

TPWD HEART OF THE HILLS FISHERIES SCIENCE CENTER:
830-866-3356; 5103 Junction Hwy, Mountain Home, TX 78058. tpwd.state.tx.us/fishboat/fish/management/research/inland

USPS US POSTAL SERVICE (USPS): 800-275-8777; usps.com
Local post office: 800-275-8777; 830-866-3331; 5586 Junction Hwy, Mountain Home, TX 78058-9998


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DAY HUNTING OPPORTUNITIES:

CRENWELGE RANCH: 830-889-3506; 830-997-4057; Mountain Home, TX 78058

D&D RANCH & WILDLIFE SERVICES: 830-640-3544; POB 218, Mountain home, TX 78058. Hunting & Ranching

DEER LI HUNTING SERVICES: 830-866-3395; POB 49, Mountain Home, TX 78058

FLAGLER RANCH: 830-640-3523; 438 Flagler Ranch Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058. flaglerranch.com

HEAVEN'S DOORSTEP EXOTIC GAME RANCH: 830-329-6250; 485 Kemp Road W, Mountain Home, TX 78058

K-3 RANCH: 830-257-2100; Mountain Home, TX 78058

Y.O. HEADQUARTERS: 830-640-3222; 1736 YO Ranch Rd NW, Mountain Home, TX 78058. yoranchheadquarters.com

TAXIDERMY & MEAT PROCESSING:

BNB WHOLESALE SKINNING INC: 830-864-4422; 247 Thrill Hill Dr, Mountain Home, TX 78058

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COWBOYS & ANGELS RETREAT: 830-866-3442; 6411 TX-27 (Frontage Rd), Mountain Home, TX 78058. cowboysandangelsretreat.com. B&B cabins, RV resort

FLAGLER RANCH GUEST HOUSE: 830-640-3420; 438 Flagler Ranch Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058.

SUNSET INN B&B & STUDIO: 877-739-1214; 830-866-3336; 124 Oehler Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058-3309. sunsetinnbb.com

Y.O. RANCH HEADQUARTERS: 830-640-3222; 1736 YO Ranch Rd NW, Mountain Home, TX 78058. yoranchheadquarters.com

Note: Check RV Parks below for availability of cabins, guest houses and other accommodations.


MISCELLANEOUS GOODS & SERVICES


BARREL DESIGNS: 210-414-6959; Mountain Home, TX 78058. barreldesigns.com

BEEF JERKY WORLD: See The Divide

GARVEN STORE: See The Divide

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MAUI WOWI HAWIIAN COFFEES & SMOOTHIES: 505-330-2352; 458 Carlton Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058. Plus catering & concession

OZAIR: 830-257-4267; 270 Sky Harbor Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058

POLLYHOLMES: 775-750-2433; 150 Scenic Dr, Mountain Home, TX 78058

RYAN RANCH: 832-846-4635; Mountain Home, TX 78058

UBUILDIT - HILL COUNTRY: 830-522-0331; 124 Oehler Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058-3309. www.ubuildit.com/offices/texas/hill-country

S&S HVACR SERVICES: 432-552-9971; 110 Rough Creek Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058. Air conditioning, heating, refrigeration

SMALL ENGINE REPAIR: 432-386-2092; Mountain Home, TX 78058

Y.O. RANCH HEADQUARTERS: 830-640-3222; 1736 YO Ranch Rd NW, Mountain Home, TX 78058. yoranchheadquarters.com




PERRY BUSHONG REAL ESTATE: 830-640-3383; 661 Bushong Rd, Mountain Home, TX 78058. pbushongrealestate.com




COWBOYS & ANGELS: RV resort. See details in "Lodging" above.

CRAZY HORSE RV PARK: 830-864-4200; 155 Thrill Hill Dr, Mountain Home, TX 78058

JOHNSON CREEK RV RESORT: 800-933-6578; 830-367-3300; 4279 Junction Hwy (TX-27), Mountain Home/Ingram, TX 78025. johnsoncreekrvresort.com




TECABOCA, SPIRITUAL CENTER & BOYS CAMP: 830-866-3425; 5045 Junction Hwy, Mountain Home, TX 78058. tecaboca.com. AKA, The Texas Catholic Boys Camp, is a part of Tecaboca's history and continues today as a summer program.


SCHOOLS


There are three school districts serving Mountain Home. Most of the area is within Ingram ISD; then Harper ISD and Divide ISD.




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