399 N. Texas St. (Hwy 19)
PO Box 100
Tel: 903-473-2465
Fax: 903-473-2110

City of Emory

Important Links:

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Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

at 7:00 pm at Emory City Hall, 399 N. Texas Street, Emory, Texas, to consider adopting a proposed tax rate for the tax year 2020. The proposed tax rate is 0.371900 per $100 of value.

The proposed tax rate would increase total taxes in the CITY OF EMORY by 6%.

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2020 Census Information


Number to call if you want to do it over the phone 844-330-2020

The census is still hiring, but have had to take a break due to COVID-19.

$18.00 per hour

.57 cents a mile

You work in the county you live in.

Job starts April 1, 2020 and will last about 8 weeks.




City Office Upcoming Closings

City offices will be CLOSED Monday, September 7, 2020 in Observance of Labor Day.

Dumpster Date for City Residents


The next date for city wide clean up is June 1 - 6, 2020.  Large dumpsters are set up at the City's waste water plant on S. Dunbar street from 9am-3pm.  You must bring a copy of your current water bill as proof of residency.  

Any large items are accepted except: 




No Refrigerators with Freon

Credit/Debit Card Changes

Beginning October 1, 2017, there will be some changes to your credit/debit card payment options. Here are your payment options for paying utility bills / permits / court citations:


 1. Pay at City Hall: Checks, cash or money orders in person, drop box,
 or by mail with NO convenience fees.

 2. Pay using Auto-Draft: NO convenience fees. Set up Auto-Draft and your utility bills
 will be drafted on the 10th of each month.
 Downloadable Auto-Draft forms are located below and  on the UTILITY page.

 3. Pay online at cityofemory.com using credit/debit cards:


A convenience fee of $2.50 will be added to payments under $100.
A convenience fee of 3.95% will be added to payments over $100.
The City of Emory does not keep any part of the convenience fee. 
The fee is charged and collected by a 3rd party processor contracted by 
the City of Emory to provide credit/debit card processing services to our customers.

If you have any questions about your payment options or the convenience fees, please contact City Hall at 903-473-2465 X102.

Online Payments

Online Payments are now being accepted for both utility bills and municipal court fines.  Debit or Credit Card payments can be made through the link below.  Payments for any other type of service must be done in office. 

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