IMPORTANT UPDATE! 

WEATHER ADVISORY FROM THE OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

  • The Winter Storm Advisory has been extended until 9 AM, Thursday, February 2, 2023.
  • Kaufman County offices and courts will be closed on Thurs., Feb. 2

  • Please visit your school's website for updates on school closures. 
  • If you must drive, please drive slow, allow space between you and the vehicle ahead of you, and avoid slamming on your brakes.  

If your power goes out please call these numbers to report the outage:

Oncor - 1888-313-4747

TVEC - 1-800-967-9324


Safety tips during this extreme winter weather:

  • Fill your gas tank prior to the storm's arrival.
  • Stock up on groceries and other supplies prior to the storm's arrival.
  • Protect your pets, plants, and pipes. 
  • Check on your neighbors and the elderly.
  • Watch your step if you must go outdoors to prevent injury from falls.
  • Call 9-1-1 in an emergency. Please remember that first responders are extremely busy and it may take time for them to respond.
  • Do not use propane heaters indoors to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning. 
  • If possible, do not drive on icy roadways.

PLEASE STAY SAFE AND STAY WARM!

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AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE TAX ASSESSOR'S OFFICE:

The County tax office closed on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 and remains closed through Thursday, February 2, 2023 due to extreme winter weather.

. Late fees on your tax payments due by January 31 will not be charged.Upon reopening taxpayers will be credited for the January 31st due date on the first day the office reopens to the public shich will be Friday, February 3. You may still pay at Kaufmantax.net on the website or by phone at 1-866-549-1010 Bureau Code 5499044.

 Please watch this website for updates for the remainder of the week as the weather conditions improve. 

Please stay safe and warm!

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Welcome to Kaufman County, Texas

Welcome to Kaufman County, Texas, founded in 1848. Located adjacent to Dallas County on the east, Kaufman County is home to more than 145,000 people, 15 cities, four independent school districts, two colleges, and thousands of thriving businesses. Kaufman County has recently been named by Business Insider Magazine as the third fastest-growing county over 100,000 in the nation and the second-fastest-growing county in the state.

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