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Welcome to Morris County, Texas



Morris County Offices will be closed Monday, May 27, 2019 for Memorial Day
Morris County Tax Rate for the Tax Year 2018
Total Tax Rate: .491056

Morris County adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate.
THIS YEAR'S TAX LEVY TO FUND MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS EXPENDITURES EXCEEDS LAST YEAR'S MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS TAX LEVY. ALSO, THIS YEAR'S M&O TAX RATE IS HIGHER THAN THE EFFECTIVE MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 4.24% AND WILL DECREASE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY $.39 (39 CENTS).
  • The Texas Department of Agriculture is warning Texans to be aware of credit card skimmers.

    If paying at the pump with a credit card, TDA recommends these tips to help you avoid becoming a victim of a gas pump skimmer: 

    •    Use pump closest to storefront, in line of sight for store personnel
    •    Before pumping, check for unusual Bluetooth signals with ID of string of numbers and letters; might be a skimmer
    •    Check that security tape on pump cabinet has not been damaged. Torn tape might indicate cabinet opened without store personnel's knowledge
    •    Safest bet is to pay inside with cash

    If the credit card scanner looks like it has been tampered with, move to another pump or pay inside.

    To report a fuel pump with a suspected skimming device please contact TDA at 800-TELL-TDA.

  • The courthouse is open Monday - Friday (excluding holidays) 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. 
    Most offices are closed for lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. 
    (See below for offices with different days/hours)

    Office Numbers:

    • County Judge 903-645-3691
    • County Sheriff 903-645-2322
    • County Clerk 903-645-3911
    • Tax Assessor/Collector (Auto Registration) 903-645-2446
      Open: 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • County Treasurer 903-645-2916
    • County Auditor 903-645-2717
    • District Clerk 903-645-2321
    • County/District Attorney 903-645-2021
    • Justice of the Peace 903-645-3031
      Click for JP hours
    • Adult Probation 903-645-3166
    • Juvenile Probation 903-645-5723
    • Driver's License 903-645-2363
      Driver's License office will be open each week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. 
      The office will be closed Monday and Friday.
      Call ahead for driving tests.

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