New Resident Resources

Welcome to the City of Wells.  Life here is enhanced by the preservation of our local history and the enjoyment of today.  Our community combines agriculture history and countless other events for a wholesome and fulfilled lifestyle, making it an ideal place to raise a family and grow your business.

The following information should help ease the transition of moving into the area for new residents.



Contact Info

Melanie Pounds
City Secretary
P.O. Box 20 Wells, Texas 75976
(936) 867-4615

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?

Simply click the "Sign Up for Alerts" button located ……fill out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit

Where do I go to vote?

All City elections are conducted by the City of Wells please visit the elections page for locations and upcoming election information.

Local Elections are held at First Baptist Church located at 629 Rusk Ave.

How do I establish a Water Service?

Print and fill out the Contact of Service Information Sheet & Service Agreement found below.

Bring the agreement to city hall; please come in before 3:00 P.M. so that services will be turned on that day.

Items to bring with you:

  1. Photo ID/ Drivers License
  2. Lease / Proof of Purchase
  3. Service Deposit (Due in full at the time service is requested)



What do I need to do when I move to Cherokee County?

The State of Texas requires that anyone moving to a new address is required to update their information.

  1. Update your driver's license online or at any Texas Department of Motor Vehicles. Visit the TxDPS Website:
  1. Update your voter's registration to vote in the county and precinct that you now live in.

Please fill out the attached voter's registration card and mail it in or update your information online at

To vote, your voter's registration card and Texas Drivers' license must have the same name and address.