City of Josephine

About The City of Josephine

Josephine was established in 1888, when the tracks of the St. Louis, Arkansas and Texas Railway reached the area. It was named in honor of the daughter of J. C. Hubbard of, who donated land to the Cotton Belt Railroad Company for the town site.  

People followed cattle trails across the prairies on horseback and in covered wagons, to bring in supplies from Caddo Mills and Greenville, in Hunt County, and Terrell in Kaufman County. In 1889 the Cotton Belt passenger train ran through Josephine to Dallas. It took settlers to the first Dallas Fair.

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Monthly City Council Meeting

Agenda will be posted 72 hours before regular meeting - Next Meeting, Workshop April 27th, 2015 @ 7pm

Watering Restrictions


We would like to remind our residents that the North Texas Municipal Water District Stage 3 watering controls are as follows:-

Watering is allowed on your regular trash day.
You may NOT water between the hours of 10am and 6pm.
No hosing of paved areas, buildings or windows.
No washing or rinsing of vehicle by hose, except those with a hose-end cut off nozzle.

Foundations watered with a soaker hose 6pm-10am
New plantings by hand held hose, soaker hose or dedicated drip irrigation system between 6pm - 10am ONLY.


Due to the lack of water, the ongoing drought and NTMWD attempting to avoid Stage 4 restrictions, effective immediately, the City of Josephine will be issuing City Ordinance Citations for any residence violating these restrictions.


If you have any questions, please contact City Hall. Read On


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