Kendall County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U.S. state of Texas. The county is named for George Wilkins Kendall, a journalist and Mexican–American War correspondent. Kendall County is part of the San Antonio–New Braunfels, TX metropolitan statistical area. Progressive Farmer rated Kendall County fifth in its list of the “Best Places to Live in Rural America” in 2006.
Kendall, along with Hays and Comal Counties, was listed in 2017 of the nation’s 10 fastest-growing large counties with a population of at least 10,000. From 2015 to 2016, Kendall County, the second-fastest-growing county in the nation, grew by 5.16%, gaining 2,088 people in a one-year period.