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MEDINA COUNTY, Texas

Pronounced: "MA-DEAN-ah"

"no slogan"

County Seat: HondoEst: 1848
County Borders: N: Bandera; E: Bexar; SE: Atascosa; S: Frio; SW: Zavala; W: Uvalde
Population (2011): 46,367Businesses (2010): 639COL Index (2008): 78.1
Zip Codes:Area Codes:Time Zone: CST
Center Line Coordinates: 29° 17' N; 99° 02' W
Major Highways: IH-35, US 90, TX 173 (also 16, 462, 463, 471, 1283, 1343, 1957)
Rivers: MedinaLakes: Medina Lake Reservoir
Area: 1325 smElevation: 635 to 1995 ft


BACKGROUND INFORMATION

CITIES & TOWNS IN THIS COUNTY:
  • Cities, Towns & Villages: Castroville, Devine, Hondo, Lacoste, Lytle, Natalia, a small portion of San Antonio
  • Unincorporated: D'Hanis, Dunlay, Mico, Pearson, Riomedina, Vandernberg (ghost), Yancey
Not all of Medina County is within the Texas Hill Country. Only the northern-most 20% of the county area is in the Hill Country. For our definition of the boundaries of the Texas Hill Country, see: Definition & Maps. Medina County Courthouse

COUNTY GOVERNMENT: COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS:
  • Alamo Area Council Of Governments (AACOG):
    Executive Director: Gloria C. Arriaga
    210-362-5200
    8700 Tesoro Dr, Ste 700, San Antonio, TX 78217
    Web: www.aacog.com, Email: garriaga@aacog.com
CHAMBER, TOURISM & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: Nothing formal

PRINCIPAL BUSINESS: Tourism, hunting, ranching, oil & gas, limestone, bat guano

EVENT CALENDAR: For full details on these and nearby events see Festivals & Major Events, Trade Days & Farmers Markets, Live Entertainment, and calendars on our other focus topic pages accessible from the menu above.

WEATHER: Weather Underground (c)

SUN & MOON RISE & SET TIMES: For US Naval Observatory data for this area, click: Table.
In Form A, just enter: year, state, city

MEDIA COVERAGE: See full details in Directory below. MAPS: Yahoo

HISTORY: TXGenWeb
  • Handbook Of Texas Online: TSHA
  • County TXGenWeb Project (genealogical/historical information, including cemeteries, markers, maps, census data, surname queries: TXGenWeb
  • Communities & History: www.txgenweb3.org/txmedina/communities.htm
  • Medina County Historical Commission: Not established.
  • More History: See Portal city profiles in list shown above.
CEMETERIES: See listings in each town, and: Medina County Cemetery Photos, Facts & Directions

OTHER PROFILES: City Data; ePodunk; US Census Quick Facts; TXCIP; Texas Escapes (not available); Wikipedia

NOTES:

We welcome inquiries, comments and submission of updates, additions, corrections & digital photos,
without compensation. Send to Editor at:
editor@HillCountryPortal.com






BUSINESS & ORGANIZATION DIRECTORY


COUNTY GOVERNMENT


MEDINA COUNTY: County Judge Jim Barden, Ofc: 830-741-6000, Fax: 830-741-6015; County Courthouse, 1100 16th St, Hondo, TX 78861. www.medinacountytexas.org, countyjudge@medinacountytexas.org

MEDINA COUNTY CLERK: 830-741-6071/830-741-6040; Rm 209, Courthouse. www.medina.tx.us.landata.com

MEDINA COUNTY DISTRICT CLERK: Rm 209, Courthouse

MEDINA COUNTY SHERIFF: Dispatch: 830-741-6150; 801 Ave Y, Hondo, TX 78861. http://sheriff.medinacountytexas.org. Sheriff Randy Brown; Email: sheriff@medinacountytexas.org

Directory of County Government Offices: List


COUNTY-WIDE PUBLIC SERVICES


Red Cross AMERICAN RED CROSS, San Antonio Area Chapter, Uvalde Branch:
830-608-9876; 400 S Getty, Ste H, Uvalde, TX 78801
www.saredcross.org. A humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its Congressional Charter and the fundamental principles of the International Red Cross Movement, that provides relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Serves Medina, Real and Uvalde counties.

CASTROVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: 830-931-4095; 802 London St, Castroville, TX 78009

DRISCOLL PUBLIC LIBRARY: 830-663-2993; 202 E Hondo Ave, Devine, TX 78016

HONDO PUBLIC LIBRARY: 830-426-5333; 1011 19th St, Hondo, TX 78861

MEDINA COUNTY CRIME STOPPERS: 1-800-367-2833; www.medinacountycrimestoppers.org

Note: See chamber, tourism & economic development listings in profile section above.

Dial 911 in emergencies
EMERGENCIES
(Police, Fire, EMS/Medical)
Dial 911


Crime Stoppers
CRIME STOPPERS-REPORT ANONYMOUSLY: 1-800-222-8477; or click: Stoppers


CRISIS HOTLINES: click Hotlines-Emergencies



STATE & FEDERAL OFFICES LOCATED IN THIS COUNTY
THAT REPRESENT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY


Agrilife
MEDINA COUNTY AGRILIFE EXTENSION SERVICE OFFICE: 830-741-6180; 1506 Ave M, Hondo, TX 78861. http://medina-tx.tamu.edu, medina-tx@tamu.edu


STATE & FEDERAL OFFICES LOCATED ELSEWHERE
THAT REPRESENT THE TEXAS HILL COUNTRY

Click: State & Federal Offices




Texas 811
CALL or e-Locate BEFORE YOU DIG!
Free Texas 811 Locator
1-800-344-8377
www.texas811.com




HILL COUNTRY-WIDE UTILITY PROVIDERS:

For Hill Country area utility service providers (electric, gas, water, sewer, trash),
telecom providers (land lines, cellular service, TV, internet), and related services (package delivery, newspaper, etc.), click: Utilities & Telecom


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