Railroad construction actually began about 1890 and Kirby came on the scene between 1900-1910. The city was incorporated in 1955. Just a short drive from San Antonio, Fort Sam Houston and Randolph, Kirby operates under a home rule form of government with a mayor and six council members.
City Hall is located on Bauman Street, built on the site of the former original City Hall. Council meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the second and fourthThursdays of each month.
Children attend school in the Judson Independent School District at Hopkins Elementary, Kirby Middle School and Wagner High School.
CPS Energy provides natural gas and electricity to the city and wastewater treatment is through the San Antonio River Authority. Kirby has its own water supply from two wells. Solid waste and recycling are collected under a contract with Republic Services. There are a variety of parks in Kirby: H. Pryor Smith Park on Charles Conrad Street, which is adjacent to a municipal swimming pool and large party house known as the John Sterling Building, Friendship Park, just off Binz-Engleman Road, Hugo Lentz Park on Old Seguin Road and Ignacio Ceja Park on Autumn Lane. Kirby offers a variety of organizations for residents. The Kirby Senior Center serves lunch Monday through Friday and has various activities during the day.Kirby is also home to HEB’s Kirby Distribution Center and several small businesses.
For more information, please contact the City of Kirby at: 112 Bauman Kirby, TX 78219 (210) 661-3198
City of Kirby:
Kirby, TX 78219
POPULATION (2014): 8,442
Change since 2000: -2.7%
Est. Median Household Income (2015)
$49,376 - Texas: $55,653
Est. per Capita Income (2015)
$20,739 - in 2000: $15,615
Est. Median Home Value (2015)
$90,817 - in 2000: $55,200
Median Gross Rent (2015) $923
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