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Welcome to Washington County, Texas.
 
If you are new to the area, let us be the first to say Welcome to Washington County, The Birth Place of Texas.  We hope that you will find us and our communities friendly, warm and eager for you to join us in making Washington County your home, too.

On this site you will find information and links covering all of the aspects of the county. The departments that make up the county government, who your local officials are and what they do for you.

We have tried to include everything that the county government is responsible for in the course of daily business.  Our goal is to help save you time and money, while providing the best customer service we can along the way.

 


With the Christmas Holidays upon us, Washington County and the City of Brenham would like to invite everyone to come out on Wednesday, November 27th for the lighting of the Courthouse Square and the downtown area.  This event will be held on the Northside of the courthouse with a ceremony beginning at 5:30 PM and the LIGHTING to follow at 6 PM.  Santa Claus will be there so bring the children and help us celebrate the beginning of the Christmas Season.  

Best wishes for a very Merry Christmas, 

Judge John Durrenberger

The burn ban notice from August 27, 2019, restricting outdoor burning in Washington County Texas, has been lifted effective at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, October 30, 2019. 

Non-Emergency phone number for Washington County 911 is 979-277-7373



Notice of 2019 Tax Year Proposed Property Tax Rate
 

ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2019, WASHINGTON COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE
TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE.

THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 7.72 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $ 100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY  $34.20.
  

RECORD VOTE ON ADOPTION OF THE 2020 BUDGET:
County Judge, John Durrenberger    Aye
Commissioner Precinct #1, Don Koester  Aye
Commissioner Precinct #2, Candice Bullock  Aye
Commissioner Precinct #3, Kirk Hanath   Aye
Commissioner Precinct #4, Joy Fuchs  Aye

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