Community Information

Residents Enjoying Big Spring
  1. Alerts

    Sign up to receive announcements of important information (e.g., warnings of natural disasters) sent to you through email or text message.

  2. Event Centers

    Get information from Big Spring's Event Centers regarding upcoming events.

    1. Convention & Visitors Bureau

      Visit the Convention and Visitors Bureau Website for information on upcoming events.

    2. Community Calendar

      Review the community calendar to see upcoming events.

    3. Dora Roberts Community Center

      Dora Roberts Community Center is located on the bank of the Comanche trail lake and is truly one of the finest meeting facilities in West Texas.

    4. Dorothy Garrett Coliseum

      Named for a great friend and benefactor to Howard College, the Dorothy Garrett Coliseum is one of the finest educational and cultural assets to Howard County. Since its opening in 1978, the $3.5 million building has become a source for entertainment and athletic events, appealing to virtually every sense of leisure activity.

  3. Homes & Neighborhoods

    Get information important to neighborhoods and homeowners in the city.

    1. Animal Care

      Learn about animal care opportunities in the city.

    2. City of Big Spring Newsletter

      Review the City Report Newsletters.

    3. Clean Neighborhoods

      Get information about the Clean Neighborhoods initiatives in place around the city.

    4. Construction & Remodeling

      Get information about the construction and remodeling activities taking place around the city.

    5. Neighborhood Services

      Learn about the services available to neighborhoods in Big Spring.

    6. Nominate a Star Employee (PDF)

      Nominate a city employee who you've seen doing a great job for the community for the Star Employee Award.

    7. Special Announcements

      Review special announcements published by the city.

    8. Star Employees

      Meet the Star Employees of Big Spring, Texas.

  4. Local Resources

    Find resources helpful to residents of Big Spring, Texas.

    1. Business & Economic Development

      Find business and economic development resources.

    2. Education

      Find local schools.

    3. Health Care

      Find health care providers in the area.

    4. Howard County Communities

      Get contact information for the communities in Howard County.

    5. Local Attractions

      Learn about the local attractions around Big Spring.

    6. Media

      Find media outlets around Big Spring.

    7. Quality of Life

      Take advantage of businesses around Big Spring dedicated to improving quality of life.

    8. Visiting & Relocation

      Utilize resources available when visiting or relocating to Big Spring.

  5. Now Hiring

    Find information about the employment opportunities and recruiting happening in the city.

  6. Parks & Facilities

    Check out area parks, facilities, and a list of their amenities.

  7. Recreation & Fun

    Find information about recreational programs and facilities available in Big Spring.

    1. Big Spring State Park

      Dramatic views off of the 200-foot bluff and from the loop road are among the featured attractions of this 382-acre park. Early morning or sunset, joggers, walkers and cyclists circle the loop, enjoying these views as they exercise.

    2. Comanche Trail Municipal Golf Course

      The Comanche Trail Municipal Golf Course in an 18 hole course tucked against the hills on the south end of Big Spring.

    3. Comanche Trail Park

      Home of the spring that gave Big Spring its name, Comanche Trail Park is a 400 acre park that features a 6,900-seat limestone amphitheater, an 18 hole golf course, tennis courts, baseball fields, playgrounds, pavilions, and hike, bike and nature trails.

    4. Hangar 25 Air Museum

      The mission of Hangar 25 Air Museum is to promote education through the collection, preservation and exhibition of the history of the Big Spring Army Air Force Bombardier School and Webb Air Force Base while honoring all veterans, past and present.

    5. Heritage Museum

      The mission of the Heritage Museum is to collect and preserve items of cultural and historical significance to Big Spring and West Texas, and to use those items for the research and education of the area's citizens.

    6. Howard County Library

      Howard County Library exists to give the fullest service possible to the greatest number of citizens. To achieve this goal, the Director and staff will endeavor at all times to have a clear sense of purpose, a substantial knowledge of the collection and a great desire to be of service.

    7. Moss Creek Lake

      Moss Creek Lake was originally constructed in 1938 by the City of Big Spring with help from the Army Corp of Engineers as a surface water source.

    8. Roy Anderson Sports Complex

      The Roy Anderson Sports Complex provides a recreational sports facility to the citizens and includes baseball, softball, soccer and football fields.

    9. Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center

      Get information about the Russ McEwen Family Aquatic Center.

  8. Registry Information

    The West Texas Regional Mass Notification Registry is a tool available to alert the public to emergency situations.

  9. Report a Concern

    Notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment.

  10. Safety & Services

    Find information regarding the protective and public services available in the city.

    1. City Departments Directory

      Find the city personnel or department you need to contact.

    2. Memorial Tree Program

      The Memorial Tree Program is a special way to remember a loved one!

    3. Municipal Court

      The Big Spring Municipal Court is presided over by the Honorable Timothy Green. Judge Green is charged to provide a neutral, courteous, and fair forum for the trial of all Class C misdemeanor offenses arising under Texas civil and criminal statutes and City of Big Spring ordinances.

    4. Police & Fire

      Get information regarding the police and fire protection available in the city.

    5. Solid Waste Services

      Learn about the solid waste services available within the city.

    6. Streets & Lighting

      Get information about the city's streets and lighting services.

    7. Utility Accounts

      Sign up for service and pay utility bills.

    8. New Residents

  11. Sanitation Routes

    In an effort to improve efficiency, the City of Big Spring Sanitation Department has revised the residential trash pick-up schedule.

  12. Statistics

    Get statistics about the City of Big Spring.

    1. Taxes & Utilities

      Get tax information from the city.

  13. Video Tour of Big Spring

    Take a video tour of Big Spring.

  14. Online Documents

    List of all public documents from A to Z

  15. Forms Center

    Location to obtain all your fillable forms within the City.