Lee County

Lee County is located in southeast central Texas and has an estimated population of 17,198 as of 2016. Giddings is the County seat.

Lee County Municipal Jurisdictions/Cities


Lee County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) provides for the safety of Lee County residents through emergency preparedness and response. Lee County OEM serves as the coordinating point for disaster preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery capabilities for Lee County in cooperation with the County’s municipal governments and special district, non-profit and volunteer first response organizations. Lee County uses the CAPCOG Regional Notification System to notify residents about specific emergencies. Cell phone users must register their phones at WarnCentralTexas.org to receive those messages by phone, email and/or text. Countywide major emergency information is posted at www.co.lee.tx.us. Lee County does not monitor social media posts. Residents who need emergency assistance should call 911 and should not post requests to County social media accounts.