Kerr County

Kerr County, Texas

700 Main St Rm 122
Kerrville, TX 78028
Phone: (830) 792-2255
Fax: (830) 792-2274
www.kerrcounty.org

In central TX, northwest of San Antonio; organized Jan 26, 1856 from Bexar County. Name Origin: For James Kerr (1790-1850), member of the TX constitutional convention (1836) and TX congress

Area (sq mi):: 1107.66 (land 1106.12; water 1.54) Population per square mile: 42.00
Population 2005: 46,496 State rank: 67 Population change: 2000-20005 6.50%; 1990-2000 20.20% Population 2000: 43,653 (White 77.40%; Black or African American 1.80%; Hispanic or Latino 19.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 8.90%). Foreign born: 6.60%. Median age: 43.80
Income 2000: per capita $19,767; median household $34,283; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,414-$29,250
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 18.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 10.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Kerrville County seat (21,477)

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    and Amanda Carrion Alvarado of Kerr County. At the time, Panetti - who represented himself at trial and dressed up in a cowboy suit in court - was a diagnosed schizophrenic and collected federal disability checks because he could not work.
    and Amanda Carrion Alvarado of Kerr County. At the time of the murders, Panetti had been long diagnosed as a schizophrenic, and collected federal disability checks because he could not work.
    WSW Mountain Home, Kerr County. This cave is approximately 34 kilometers southeast of the site reported herein.
    The range vegetation of Kerr County, Texas, in relation to livestock and white-tailed deer.
    In 1992, Panetti gunned down his in-laws, Joe and Amanda Alvarado of Kerr County. The murders came two years after he was involuntarily committed at Kerrville State Hospital following threats to his wife and daughter.
    humeralis in Texas approximately 120 miles west of the locality in San Saba County reported by Wilkins, et al., (1979), 110 miles northwest of that reported by Blair (1952) in Kerr County, and approximately 130 miles north of the locality in Kinney County reported by Manning et al.
    Poecilia latipinna was collected in the upper Guadalupe River drainage, in Johnson Creek, in Kerr County (30[degrees]9'N, 99[degrees]20'W) at the Beach Road crossing (later renamed Byas Springs Road) in January 1989.
    Panetti is on death row for the 1992 shooting deaths of his in-laws, Joe and Amanda Alvarado of Kerr County. Given his history of mental illness, which has been documented for almost 40 years and involves religious delusions, the state should not execute him, his attorneys say.
    bacillipus (synonym is Rhabdarona bacillipus) is the Raven Ranch, Kerr County, Texas (Chamberlin and Muliak, 1941).
    It is known to occur upriver to the Kerrville area in Kerr County, but its distribution in the Guadalupe River across the Edwards Plateau is poorly documented.
    Kerr County decided to seek the death penalty for both Reneau and Wood in Keeran's death - a rare move.