Caldwell County

Caldwell County is in south central Texas and has an estimated population of 40,336 as of 2016. The County is made up of three municipal jurisdictions. Lockhart is the County seat.

Caldwell County Municipal Jurisdictions/Cities


Caldwell County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) provides for the safety of Caldwell County residents through emergency preparedness and response. HSEM serves as the coordinating point for disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capabilities for Caldwell County in cooperation with the County’s municipal governments and special district, nonprofit and volunteer first response organizations. Caldwell County uses the CAPCOG Regional Notification System to notify residents about specific emergencies. Cell phone users must register their phones at to receive those messages by phone, email and/or text. Countywide major emergency information is posted at Emergency information also is posted on Facebook at and on Twitter at Residents who need emergency assistance should call 911 and should not post requests to County social media accounts.

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@CCTXOEM - Caldwell County HSEM
@CCTXCERT - Caldwell County Community Emergency Response Team