About the City of Jacksonville
Located in the rolling hills of Cherokee County in East Texas, Jacksonville has always greeted its visitors with warmth and hospitality. We take pride in our scenic overlooks, strong industrial growth, recreational parks and state of the art baseball and soccer complexes. We invite you to take a tour through our city and countryside by browsing through our web pages, bringing you closer to the "Star of East Texas".
2016 Notice of Proposed Property Tax Rate
"THE CITY OF JACKSONVILLE ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE."
"THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 6.3 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $28.40."
Proposed Budget FY
2016 - 2017
Bids and RFPs
Click the link below for active bids and RFPs:
Request for Proposals
CodeRED - Mobile Alert App For Citizens
Jacksonville's SeeClickFix Mobile App
Lake Jacksonville Campground Reservation is now online!!!
Citizens Police Academy
We are accepting applications for our upcoming Citizens Police Academy Class.
Lake Jacksonville made No. 9 for the Top Largemouth Bass fishing lake in East Texas
Lake Jacksonville made No. 9 for the top largemouth bass fishing in East Texas. This according to the Tyler Morning Telegraph, they used data collected from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife to generate the list.