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City of Winnsboro TX
Land & Home East Texas
For your convenience, public restrooms are available at the HISTORIC DEPOT
at the intersection of Hwy 11 (Broadway) and Hwy 37 (Main St.)

Emergency Services and City Departments

Call 911 or
Police/ Fire - 903-342-3620

City Hall (left photo) is located at 501 S. Main St. and houses the City administrative staff, the municipal court, the police department and the fire department.

2107 - City Administrator
2103 - City Secretary
2109 - Accounting
2105 - Utilities Billing
2127 - Code Enforcement

Business hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Winnsboro Economic Development Corp.
100 E. Broadway in The Depot
phone: 903-335-3520

Main Street Program
City of Winnsboro
Brenda Buck, Manager

The Winnsboro Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center
200 N Main St.
Winnsboro, TX 75494

Form of Government
The City of Winnsboro is a Type A general-law municipality. The Administration is responsible for the overall operation of the City and implementing the policies established by the Mayor and the City Council.

The six-member at-large Council serves two-year terms with annual elections being held on the first Saturday in May as provided by Chapter 41 of the Election Code. To be eligible for the position of mayor, a person must be a registered voter and must have resided within the municipal limits for at least 12 months preceding the Election Day. 

To be eligible for the office of council member, a person must be a registered voter and must reside within the City for a period of six (6) months.

City Council meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 pm.  Agendas are posted in the glass encased bulletin board on the south side of the building on the Friday prior to the meeting. All meetings are open to the public. Residents are encouraged to participate.

City Ordinances are located here.

Emergency Services

911 or 903-342-3620 for fire or police

Police Department

The City of Winnsboro Police Department consists of eight certified peace officers, four communications operators and one animal control officer. The department’s fleet includes five marked units, one unmarked and a utility truck utilized by the animal control officer. The Winnsboro Police Department is a community oriented department that focuses on the communities ideas and needs.
501 South Main Street 
9-1-1 Available

The Winnsboro Fire Department

The Fire Station is located at 501 South Main in Winnsboro, Texas.
Non-emergency phone number is 903-342-3620. 
For emergency calls please dial 911.

Serving  the citizens of Winnsboro and the surrounding area.  We have a primary response area of 125 square miles which includes portions of Wood, Franklin, and Hopkins Counties.  The Department was established in 1913 and the first new fire truck was purchased in 1915 at a cost of $3500.00 from Dallas Truck and Body Works.

Tommy Carden currently serves as the Fire Chief, with a department consisting of 32 members.

10 - Certified firefighters through the Texas Commission on Fire Protection
  8 - Certified EMT-Basic through the Texas Department of Health
  2 - Certified EMT-Intermediate through the Texas Department of Health
  1 - Certified EMT-Paramedic through the Texas Department of Health
  9 - Certified SCUBA divers

Services provided by the Winnsboro Fire Department include fire suppression, search and rescue, vehicle extrication, water rescue and recovery, and public fire safety education.

Our department currently operates 3 pumper trucks, 2 brush trucks, 1 tanker truck and a dozer unit for forest and wild land firefighting.

Champion EMS (Ambulance)

Animal Control

903-440-2743 or 903-335-0595
Dog and Cat License
The fee for licenses is $5.
Dogs and cats must show proof that rabies shots are current.

Redeeming Impounded Dogs or Cats
Owners can get their impounded pets for $15.

The Municipal Court, located in City Hall.

Honorable Cindy Weems presides.
Municipal Court
Phone: (903) 342-6033
Fax: (903) 342-2042

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday
8:30 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Excluding City Holidays:
New Years Day
Martin Luther King Day
Presidents Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Fourth of July
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Thanksgiving Day
Friday following Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Court Times:
Every Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
   By Appointment Only

Appointments to see the judge are scheduled through the Court Clerk.
Call Lisa Mumby, Municipal Court Clerk at 903-342-6033
A telephone call DOES NOT constitute an appearance.
Continuances ARE NOT granted by phone.


Municipal Airport

Winnsboro Municipal Airport is located in the northeast area of Wood County, approximately 1.8 miles southeast of the intersection of State Highway 11 and State Highway 37, in downtown Winnsboro.  It is located between FM Highway 852, FM Highway 3530 and Wood County Road 4608. 

From downtown Winnsboro, the airport is accessed by traveling south on State Highway 37, then southeast on FM Highway 852, then south on FM Highway 3530, to the entrance.  The airport is situated on 33.79 acres of land.  In addition the City has acquired an 8.37 acre aviation easement along the eastern side of the airport property. 

Recently the City purchased 99.273 acres south of the existing airport property.  In 1971, the City enacted an airport height hazard zoning ordinance which includes a 20:1 approach slope surface to each runway. 

The airport elevation is 513 feet above sea level.  Winnsboro Municipal Airport is classified a General Utility airport.  The airport includes a lighted,  3,202 foot by 50 foot runway, connecting taxiway, aircraft parking apron, wind cone and segmented circle.  There are 7 unit “t-hangers”, with a pilot’s lounge at the north end complete with restroom. 

In 1994, the City installed new fueling facilities on the north side of the aircraft parking apron.  A full length parallel taxiway is located along the west side of Runway 19.  The west side of the north 790 feet of the parallel taxiway is contiguous with the aircraft parking apron.  There is a Airport Master Plan for future improvements.

For Police, Emergencies Dial 30. All other calls must be made on the pay phone provided for your convenience.
FAA Flight Service Weather Brief 1-800-992-7433
FAA Notams 1-800-722-6209
FAA Clearance Delivery 1-800-722-6208

Have a Pleasant Stay in Winnsboro
And a Safe Flight Back Home

Auditorium and Pavilion Rental

The City Civic Center is available to groups for rental. Please call City Hall for rental pricing and other details.

Water & Sewer Service

To apply for new water service, please visit City Hall.

Garbage Collection - Residential
Sanitation Solutions, 903-609-3994
Broadway Street and North.......Mon. and Thurs.
South of Broadway Street..........Tues. and Fri.
Limbs must be bundled, weigh less than 35 lbs., and less than 4' in length. Garbage must be in plastic bags at curbside by 7:30 A.M. on scheduled days.

Brush Disposal
City residents are allowed to dispose of brush and leaves on City-owned property on Tuesday and Thursday, from 7:00 A.M. until 11:00 A.M.  You are required to get a permit at City Hall, at which time you will be given directions to the facility. No other garbage is allowed at this location, including garbage bags.

For Recycling Information, Call:
903-763-2123 or 903-850-4485

Automobile Registration

Wood County Sub Courthouse
1001 East Coke Road
Tues. and Fri. 8:30-3:45

Franklin County Sub Station
1009 North Main Street
3rd Wednesday each month

Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO)
Customer Service
Gas Service

Reliant Energy Company/Center Point Energy
116 Wiggly St., Mineola

Local Telephone Service

Peoples Telephone

Cable Service

Suddenlink Communication
816 West Coke Road