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Commissioners Court is now being conducted in-person and simultaneously broadcasted virtually via Zoom.

  • Commissioners Court meetings will be held in the Commissioners Courtroom located in Room 104 of the Walker County Courthouse.
  • Anyone wishing to address the Court on a particular agenda item may appear in-person or via Zoom.
  • Citizen’s Input forms are to be completed and returned prior to the beginning of each meeting.
  • Commissioners Court will be remotely accessible via Zoom from the following link HERE.
  • You may also view live and past Commissioners Court via YouTube Live by clicking HERE.

Nestled in the woodland hills of east central Texas, Walker County is home to 72,971 residents. The City of Huntsville serves as the county seat and proudly hosts Sam Houston State University as well as many historical landmarks. Within the boundaries of Walker County, you will also find the City of New Waverly nestled amongst nearly 55,000 acres of the county’s National Forest, and the City of Riverside just off the banks of the Trinity River.

A burn Ban is in effect as of 5:00 PM July 21st 2023

Notice of Public Hearing on Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024

Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase (For Budget Year 2023-2024)

Proposed County Budget for the Fiscal Year October 1, 2023 - September 30, 2024

Walker County Notice About 2023 Tax Rates

2023 Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet (for Budget Year 2023-2024) - Certified Estimated Values

2023 Tax Rate Calculation Worksheet (for Budget Year 2023-2024) - Certified Values

County Budget for Fiscal Year October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023

Tax Rate Information

Are you ready for hurricane season?

Walker County Emergency Preparedness Fair - 2023