Cuero is a city in DeWitt County, Texas, United States. The population was 6,571 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of DeWitt County. It is also unofficially known as the "turkey capital of the world" (this is reflected in the Cuero High School mascot, the Gobblers). In 2010, Cuero was named one of the 'Coolest Small Towns in America,' by Budget Travel Magazine.
Cuero is located at 29°5′37″N 97°17′28″W / 29.09361°N 97.29111°W / 29.09361; -97.29111 (29.093638, -97.291122).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 square miles (12.8 km²), of which, 4.9 square miles (12.8 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.40%) is water.