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Lee County Officials along with the County Health Official and Emergency Management Coordinator are working diligently to stay informed and make appropriate decisions to safeguard the public and employees during the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration.

Buildings will remain closed to the general public until further notice. Employees will remain working and conducting business. Members of the public should contact the county office they need by email or phone to conduct county business. For a list of office phone numbers, please visit our website at or Lee County Office of Emergency Management Facebook.


Courthouse Offices: For your convenience the courthouse has posted contact information to all elected officials that have an office located in the courthouse.


Lee County Jail: All visitation to the county jail is suspended until further notice, with the exception of attorneys and law enforcement. 


County Court:  No county criminal court in April.


Jury Trials: No jury trials in any courts before May 8, 2020.


District Court:  Passport applications acceptance will be temporarily suspended. COURT PROCEEDINGS will be held according to the Order of the Court signed March 20, 2020 by the presiding judges of the 21st & 335th Judicial District Courts. Please contact the District Clerk's office at 979-542-2947 or if you have any questions regarding court proceedings. 


JP Offices: As long as the Emergency Order are in effect. No criminal court in April.  Only the cases listed as "essential court proceedings" by the Texas Supreme Court will be addressed.  The time line for answering citations and lawsuits have been relaxed. No one will have a hold on their license for failing to contact the court by their due date. There will be no violation of promise to appear and no one will be forwarded to collections.
Offices are accepting filings thru the mail, also thru email and telephone.
Please contact the office if you have any questions: 
JP #2 at  979-542-3030 or ; JP#3 at 979-773-2267 or ; JP#4 at 979-884-4001 or


Tax Office (Giddings): There is a drop box labeled "Tax Office" and "Appraisal Office" that is available by the front entrance to the building. Please contact the Tax Office at 979-542-2640 or if you have any questions.


Tax Office (Lexington): The drive thru on the North side of the building is available to the public. There is also a black drop box next to the entrance of the JP Office for payments.  Please contact the office at 979-773-2266 if you have any questions.
Please note that these closures WILL NOT AFFECT the due date of tax payments; installments or quarterly payments are still due and can be made by mail, phone, drop box, or online.


County Clerks:  Contact at 979-542-3684 or if you have any questions.


Probation: Contact at 979-542-3711 for questions.


Driver License Office: Closed till further notice






Walmart: Sunday - Saturday 7:00am - 8:30pm
Senior Citizens Hour (62 years & older): Tuesday 6am - 7am


Dollar General: Sunday - Saturday 8:00am - 8:00pm
Senior Citizens Hour: 8:00am - 9:0am


Peterson Food Mart Inc. (Lexington): Senior Hours Sunday - Saturday 5pm -7pm        


For more Business Resources relating to the COVID-19 Virus go to the Chamber of Commerce site



**Local Restaurants and bars are asked to close their dining/gathering areas** 


Contact Denice Harlan at the Giddings Chamber of Commerce at or 979-542-3455 to correct or add to the information we have.

Updating Lexington business information from Lexington Chamber of Commerce.




Bernies - 979-542-4866

Brookshire Brothers- 979-542-5025

Bullpen Sports Bar & Grill - 979-366-2500

Cardenas - 979-542-4410

City Meat Market - 979-542-2740

Deep Roots - 979-540-8357

El Charro T - 979-542-3480

Elm Creek Inn & RV Park - 512-253-0026 or 979-716-9480

Giddings Downtown Restaurant - 979-542-2201

Hoa Son - 979-212-0343

Hunan's - Gone Fishing

JW's Steakhouse - 979-278-4240

Kasper's - 979-366-2999

Los Patrones - 979-542-0127

Lost Pines BBQ - 979-542-2075

Mel's Diner - 979-542-5100

Murphys - 979-242-3433

One & Only Food Trailer 979-716-7823

Outlaws BBQ - 979-540-0712 we deliver

Que-Zeen in Warda - 979-242-3477

Reba's - 979-542-4700

Roadhouse Paige - 512-253-3939

Royer's Cafe Round Top - 979-249-3611

Santa Fe Steakhouse -979-540-3330

Subway - 979-542-9601

Taco Hut - 956-330-5897

Taqueria Chihuahua - 979-542-3927

@urbancowboysouthernfusion - catering delivery 512-229-5116



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Burger King

Dairy Queen


Golden Chick

Little Caesar's


Pizza Hut