***CITY HALL IS ONCE AGAIN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
DRIVE-THROUGH SERVICE WILL REMAIN OPEN AS WELL***
PO BOX 209
REDWATER TX 75573-0209
ATTENTION: WE CANNOT RECEIVE MAIL AT THIS ADDRESS!
120 REDWATER BLVD W
MAUD TX 75567
HOURS OF OPERATION
MONDAY - FRIDAY
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The City of Redwater 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 10 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $0.
Tax levy on $100,000 home in Tax Year 2020: $181.10
Tax levy on $100,000 home in Tax Year 2021: $181.10
2021/2022 Revenues are only increasing due to new properties and increased values on current properties. The City of Redwater property tax rate did NOT increase.
HISTORY OF REDWATER
History told by certain individuals
- In 1889, Redwater's first saloon was opened only for a short time because church members did not find it acceptable.
- In 1894, the town name of Ingersoll was officially changed to Redwater as the result of a revival. They chose the name because nearly all of the springs and shallow wells in the area had a reddish color.
- The class of 1919 was the first class to graduate from Redwater High School with 3 graduates.
- The first television in Redwater arrived in August 1953.
- The first telephone dialing to Redwater was offered on September 20, 1968.
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