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Gas & Electric Utilities

Depending on where you live in the City of Payne Springs, electric service may be provided by ONCOR electric or by Trinity Valley Electric COOP.  If your service is provided by ONCOR, you may contract with any desired billing company (i.e. TXU, Reliant, etc.).  If your service is provided by Trinity Valley Electric COOP, you must contact them directly at 903-677-6039.

There is no natural gas service in Payne Springs.  If you wish to use propane for heating or cooking, look in the phone book for propane providers.

Trash Service

The City of Payne Springs contracts with an outside waste management company for solid waste collection. There is no recycling provided in the area.  Everyone within the city limits is required to properly dispose of their garbage.  Solid waste and household garbage collection is provided by Waste Connections Lone Star, Inc. 

For questions specific to trash pick up, please call Waste Connections Lone Star, Inc. directly at 972-289-6714.


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Humane Society


Emergency Services

The City of Payne Springs emergency services is prepared 24/7 to preserve life and minimize damage, respond to hazards or disaster events by providing the necessary assistance and emergency support functions as well as establish a recovery system that will return the community to its normal state of affairs.

Throughout the year, the City of Payne Springs EMS engage in community awareness and prevention programs to help the community avoid, detect, and report emergencies effectively.

The two main emergency services in our community are:

Fire Department

The Payne Springs Volunteer Fire Department is a private corporation and is not affiliated with the City of Payne Springs. Contact the Payne Springs VFD at 903-451-4511.

If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.

Police Department

The City of Payne Springs Police Department is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our citizens through professionally supported and trained police officers. Officers strive to provide an environment that will allow citizens to live and work in a safe and secure community. Contact the Payne Springs Police Department at 903-451-6504 or Email.

If you are witnessing a crime in progress or are experiencing an emergency, please dial 911.