Kyle, TX is a quiet community perfect for family life. Get a smaller town feel with access to bigger city life and amenities. The schools are excellent, the town is beautiful and the people are like extended family. Check out these Weichert Realtors, Corwin & Associates homes for sale in Kyle, TX. You just might find your dream house!
Kyle was founded in 1881 by Captain Fergus Kyle. The site was chosen because of its proximity to the International – Great Northern Railroad line. From 1892 to 1901, Kyle was home to the Pulitzer Prize-winning author, Katherine Anne Porter. Many of her most famous short stories, such as “Noon Wine”, are set in locations in and around Kyle. Her former home is now a writer’s residence open to the public by appointment. The Katherine Anne Porter Literary Center hosts readings by visiting writers.
The City of Kyle is governed by a Council/Manager form of government. The city council consist of three members representing geographical districts, three at-large council members, and the mayor, who is also elected at-large. Each council member is elected to three-year terms.