The city of Kilgore encompasses the following counties: Gregg, Rusk. Kilgore's government type is Council-Manager. It is comprised of the City Manager, who is currently Jeffrey J. Howell.
Kilgore encompasses land area: 15.4 sq mi (39.9 km2), water area: 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2). The elevation is 358 ft (109 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 842.5/sq mi (324.4/km2). The local time zone is Central (CST) (UTC-6).
Zip codes in Kilgore include 75662-75663. Local area codes are 903. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 48-39124, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at City of Kilgore, Texas.