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KIMBLE COUNTY, Texas

Pronounced: "Kim-bull"

"Land of Living Waters"

County Seat: JunctionEst: 1858
County Borders: N: Menard; NE: Mason; SE: Gillespie; SE: Kerr; SW: Edwards; W: Sutton
Population (2015): 4,388Businesses (2014): 134COL Index (2008): 77.6
Zip Codes: 76849, 76854, 76874Area Codes: 325Time Zone: CST
Center Line Coordinates: 30° 29' N; 99° 46' W
Major Highways: IH-10, US 83, 290, 377
Rivers: Llano, JamesLakes: None
Area: 1,251 smElevation: 1,400 to 2,400 ft


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITIES & TOWNS IN THIS COUNTY: Not all of Kimble County is within the Texas Hill Country. Only the eastern-most half of the county area is in the Hill Country. The approximate dividing line is TX 377 - Junction - TX 83. For our definition of the boundaries of the Texas Hill Country, see: Definition & Maps. Kimble County

COUNTY GOVERNMENT: COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS:
  • Concho Valley Council Of Governments: 325-944-9666
    2801 W Loop 306, Ste A, San Angelo, TX 76904
    www.cvcog.org
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Tourism, motorcycling, ranching, hunting, livestock, wool, mohair, pecan, and grain production

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: Local Weather; Hill Country-wide Weather

MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below. MAPS:
  • Local Google: Map
  • Kimble County: Map
  • Hill Country Special: Maps
HISTORY:
  • Handbook Of Texas Online: TSHATXGenWeb
  • County TXGenWeb Project (genealogical/historical information, including cemeteries, markers, maps, census data, surname queries): TXGenWeb
  • Kimble County Historical Commission: See full details in Directory below.
  • Kimble County Historical Markers: List & Map
  • More History: at Portal city profiles in list shown above, including Junction
  • Kimble County was named after George C. Kimbell, a defender who died at the Alamo.
CEMETERIES: See listings in each town.

OTHER PROFILES: 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


KIMBLE COUNTY: County Judge: Delbert R. Roberts, 501 Main St, Junction, TX 76849. Ofc: 325-446-2724; Fax: 325-446-2986. www.co.kimble.tx.us. Email: delbert.roberts@co.kimble.tx.us

KIMBLE COUNTY, AIRPORT (JCT): 325-446-2820; 635 Airport Rd, 1 mi NE of Junction, TX 76849. Publicly owned (Kimble County), Open to public. No tower. Runway: 5,000 x 75 ft.; AirNav; Map

KIMBLE COUNTY APPRAISAL DISTRICT: 325-446-3717; 501 Main St, Junction, TX 76849. www.kimblecad.org

KIMBLE COUNTY, GAME WARDEN: 325-446-2766; Junction, TX 76849

KIMBLE COUNTY, HISTORICAL COMMISSION:

KIMBLE COUNTY, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE: 325-446-2281; Junction, TX 76849

KIMBLE COUNTY, LIBRARY: 325-446-2342; 208 N 10th St, Junction, TX 76849. www.kc-library.org

KIMBLE COUNTY, SHERIFF: 325-446-2766; 415 Pecan St, Junction, TX 76849. Sheriff Hilario Cantu. Email: hilario.cantu@co.kimble.tx.us

STATE & FEDERAL GOVERNMENT OFFICES & SERVICES



LOCATED WITHIN THIS COUNTY: See detailed listings in each city/town in this county. Use the list with city links for this county at the top of this profile page. Or, use the Menu at the top of every page for city links. is the predominate city in this county and is where most such services are located.

USPO US POST OFFICES: 800-275-8777; www.usps.com
  • 325-446-2587; 612 College St, Junction, TX 76849-9998
  • 325-475-2254; 17295 US 377 N, London, TX 76854
  • 325-446-2385; 3816 State Loop 291, Roosevelt, TX 76874. Located at Simon Brothers Store
LOCATED OUTSIDE THIS COUNTY BUT WITHIN THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY: See detailed listings in the corresponding cities/towns throughout the Hill County. Use the Menu at the top of every page for city links.

LOCATED OUTSIDE THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY: See State & Federal Offices


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  • EMERGENCY SHELTERS & LOCAL RELIEF SERVICES MOSTLY WITHIN A CITY: Depending on local needs and incident circumstances, check with local service and information organizations and locations that can be found on the Portal city page for each town/city, per the above Portal menu at the top of each page. On these city pages you can determine their open/close status and scope of services (shelter, showers, food, clothing, financial, essential supplies, other) presently offered, and donations (food, clothing, cash, other) they will accept. Their scope can change quickly based on the extent of damage and needs. The city pages also include emergency contacts for major utilities that are often affected during such incidents, including power, water, communications, etc.
  • MULTIPLE CITY OR COUNTY-WIDE INCIDENTS: See County Judge's office for Emergency Management, and Sheriff's Dept above.
  • MULTIPLE COUNTY INCIDENTS: See our Portal Focus Topic Page on Emergency Services for comprehensive information on area-wide emergency resources and contacts (Red Cross, TCEQ, Alert Systems, etc.).


CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies



NON-PROFITS, PUBLIC SERVICE & SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS


WITH OFFICES LOCATED WITHIN THIS COUNTY:

See detailed listings in each city/town in this county. Use the list with city links for this county at the top of this profile page. Or, use the Menu at the top of every page for city links. is the predominate city in this county and is where most such services are located.

WITH OFFICES LOCATED OUTSIDE THIS COUNTY:

Red Cross AMERICAN RED CROSS, Hill Country Chapter: 830-257-4677;
333 Earl Garrett, Kerrville, TX 78028. hccarc@ktc.com. 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 Blanco, Gillespie, Mason, Menard, Kimble and Kerr counties.

ANY BABY CAN OF SAN ANTONIO: 210-227-0170; 217 Howard, San Antonio, TX 78212. www.anybabycansa.org. A non-profit agency that provides direction and guidance for families of children and youth with special needs. All services are provided at no cost, regardless of income, to families who have a child (through age 17) with a chronic illness, disability, developmental delay or health risk. The child must reside in Bexar, Atascosa, Bandera, Blanco, Caldwell, Comal, Edwards, Frio, Gillespie, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Medina, Real, Uvalde or Wilson County. Local office:
Kerrville: 830-792-4222; 819 Water St, Ste 109, Kerrville, TX 78028. Brenda Heimann, bheimann@anybabycansa.org
New Braunfels: 800-524-3755; 1040 N Walnut, Ste C2 at Seele Plaza, New Braunfels, TX 78130

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

Texas Master NaturalistsTEXAS MASTER NATURALISTS: www.txmn.org. A non-profit organization under the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Program in concert with Texas Parks & Wildlife. Mission is to develop a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities.
Local: Hill Country Chapter, 830-896-2504; 309 Sidney Baker S, Kerrville, TX 78028. Meets 4th Mon 7p at UGRA building. Michelle Haggerty, State Coordinator. Counties served: Counties served: Bandera, Edwards, Gillespie, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Mason, Menard, Real, San Saba. www.txmn.org/hillcountry

TEXAS RIO GRANDE LEGAL AID (TRLA): 1-888-988-9996; 4920 IH-35 N, Frontage Rd, Austin, TX 78751. www.trla.org. A non-profit organization that provides free legal services to eligible low-income residents in 68 counties of SW Texas, including the Hill Country, and also represents migrant and seasonal farm workers. No local permanent offices (except nearby Austin and San Antonio), however visits are made to some cities. Start eligibility application process on web or call for appointment. Free Legal AidCounties served: Bandera, Blanco, Burnet, Comal, Edwards, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, Medina, Real, Travis, Uvalde, Williamson

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

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




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