About Emergency Service Districts in Hays County
Hays County is served by nine (9) Emergency Services Districts (ESDs) that provide valuable emergency services such as fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to residents of Hays County. ESDs are political subdivisions established by local voters for the purpose of raising money through ad valorem taxes on all real property located within the district. Some ESDs also use sales taxes to help fund their district.
Map of ESD Boundaries in Hays County
Below is a map of the ESD boundaries:
Under state law, ESDs must file annual reports with the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Office of Rural Affairs. For more information about the filing requirements and operating requirements for ESDs please visit: Emergency Service Districts
More information about ESDs is available from the Texas Association of Fire and Emergency Districts (SAFE-D) at www.safe-d.org.
ESD information including tax rates are submitted to SAFE-D and can be found below:
Hays County ESDs
Below is a list of ESDs and their major areas of responsibility operating in Hays County with links to the ESD website and to their latest Auditor’s Reports: