Hempstead City Hall: 1125 Austin Street || Hempstead, TX 77445 || Phone: (979) 826-2486 || Fax: (979) 826-6703

City Elections

The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Hempstead City Council are found in the Home Rule Charter as follows:
A Candidate for Mayor or Councilmember :

  1. Shall reside within the City
  2. Must be a citizen of the United States
  3. At least eighteen (18) years of age
  4. A qualified voter residing within the City for at least twelve (12) months prior to his/her election

If you would like to file an application for a place on the General Election ballot, please stop by the City Hall (1125 Austin St.)
to pick up a Candidate Packet from the City Secretary.


To Hempstead

The City of Hempstead is located 50 miles west of Downtown Houston, Texas and also located near strong academic institutions such as Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University, and Blinn College. While visiting the City of Hempstead, do not hesitate to stop and enjoy a mixture of the foods from Italian to Bar-B-Que. Be sure and try one of our really sweet and juicy watermelons, very sure to please! We look forward to you visiting our City.

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