The city of Kerrville located in the Kerr County, Texas was named after James Kerr, a famous major in the Texas Revolution of 1835 (also known as the Texas War of Independence). The city had a population of 22,826 as of the most recent census in 2009.
Kerrville is nestled in the beautiful, rugged hills of Texas Hill Country and is recognized as one of the prettiest, most picturesque cities in Texas. The city is also known for its green lush parks that parallel the Guadalupe River which runs through the city center.
The city home to the Kerrville Folk Festival (an annual event), several RV parks, hunting ranches, Mooney Airplan Co., Texas’ Official State Arts & Crafts Fair, H-E-B Grocery Stores and Schreiner University, a private four-year university which is consistently ranked among the top regional liberal arts colleges in the Western United States.
2100 Memorial Boulevard
Kerrville, TX 78028-5697
main phone: (830) 896-5411
admission phone: (800) 343-4919
admission fax: (830) 792-7226
Schreiner University reports a total enrollment of 970+ students and offers Associate’s, Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and degree completion programs.
Posted on June 24th, 2014, Updated on June 24th, 2014 by College Atlas