() is a city in the Hill Country of Texas in the United States. It is the county seat of Kendall County. Boerne was named in honor of Ludwig Börne, a German author and publicist, and its population was 6,178 at the 2000 census. The city is noted for the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case
The town of Boerne was first settled in 1849 by German settlers from nearby Bettina, and was laid out in 1852 by Theissen and John James.