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Most Abilene, San Angelo city offices closed for Fourth of July

The majority of City of Abilene and City of San Angelo offices and service centers are closed Monday, July 4.
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TEXAS, USA — The majority of City of Abilene and City of San Angelo offices and service centers are closed Monday, July 4, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.


For water emergencies, call the water hotline at 325-676-6000.

For animal-related emergencies, call Abilene Police Department dispatch at 325-673-8331.

Closed Monday, July 4:

  • City Hall
  • Abilene Taylor County Public Health District and MERCY Health Clinic
  • Parks & Recreation administration office  
  • Convention Center offices
  • Abilene Regional Airport administration office
  • Recreation & senior service centers
  • Abilene Animal Shelter
  • Police & Fire administration offices
  • Solid Waste Services offices
  • Environmental Recycling Center, Brush Center, & Citizens Convenience Center
  • Municipal Court (citations due July 4, 2022, will be due July 5, 2022, with no penalty)
  • Main and Mockingbird libraries

Trash pick-up: No residential or commercial services

CityLink Transit: No services

The South Branch Library at the Mall of Abilene is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Adventure Cove Aquatic Center is open from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Abilene Zoo and city splash pads are open regular hours.

San Angelo

Most City offices are closed Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.

There will be no interruption in garbage collection, but the landfill will be closed Saturday, July 2. Landfill operations resume Monday, July 4, with regular hours.

Visit cosatx.us/July4 for more information about the Independence Day weekend.


It is illegal to discharge or possess fireworks inside or within 5,000 feet of San Angelo city limits. It is a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a maximum fine of $2,000. To report illegal fireworks or fireworks usage, call the non-emergency dispatch number at 325-657-4315.

Lake Nasworthy parks

Day passes to Middle Concho and Spring Creek parks at Lake Nasworthy are available at their respective entry gates for $3 per vehicle for city residents and $6 per vehicle for non-residents. Camping permits cost $6 per campsite per night for city residents and $12 for non-residents. Permits can be purchased at the entry gates or Spring Creek Marina. Bills larger than $20 will not be accepted at the lake gates.

Fort Concho

On Monday, July 4, Fort Concho will celebrate an old Independence Day Army tradition: firing hourly artillery salutes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Parade Ground near Barracks 1 Visitor Center to mark the nation’s 246th birthday. There is no charge to watch the artillery or to enter the Visitor Center. Regular site charges will be in effect for the rest of the fort’s 10 tour buildings, which will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

As a reminder, the American Plains Art Show is ongoing at the fort through Aug. 7 in the Quartermaster building, Burgess Street and East Avenue C. The show is free to all and will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sundays. It is normally closed Mondays, but will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, July 4.

For more info about the fort’s holiday schedule and events, call 325-657-4444 or visit fortconcho.com.

City office closures

Among the City operations closed July 4:

  • Animal Shelter
  • City Hall and the Community Development Building
  • City Hall Annex
  • Fairmount Cemetery’s business offices
  • Municipal Court
  • Nature Center
  • Parks and Recreation offices
  • San Angelo-Tom Green County Health Department
  • Southside and Carl Ray Johnson recreation centers
  • Station 618 and Santa Fe Crossing senior centers
  • WIC (Women, Infants & Children) *Opens at 7 a.m.

City offices will reopen 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 5.

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