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Hours of Operation

The general city offices at the City Administration Building is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

These offices are closed in observance of the following holidays:

City Code

The City Code is the legal codification of all ordinances adopted by the City Commission and the more recently renamed City Council.  The City is in the process of recodification and therefore the City Code is not available on-line at this time.  The most current City Code can be viewed either at the Kilgore Public Library or the City Clerk's office.

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The inhabitants of the City of Kilgore, Gregg and Rusk counties, Texas, within the corporate limits as established incorporated in 1931 and adopted a City Charter becoming a Home Rule city in 1960.  The local government was established in the manner provided by the charter and is constituted as a municipal body politic and corporation, in perpetuity, under the name of the "City of Kilgore," with such powers, privileges, rights, duties and immunities as follows.


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We've received many questions about the flooding on Turkey Creek and Bighead Creek in Kilgore, and we're hopeful that this video will help illustrate what occurs when the river and creeks receive extraordinary amounts of rain after already being full.