New Resident Resources

Welcome to the City of Rice.  Life here is enhanced by the preservation of our local history and the enjoyment of today.  Our community combines agriculture, industry, history, civic activities, recreation and countless other events for a wholesome and fulfilled lifestyle, making it an ideal place to raise a family and grow your business.

The following information should help ease the transition of moving into the area for new residents.


Electric Service - Please call your local provider or go to


Sanitation & Recycling - Republic Services at 903-874-2351


Water Utilities - Rice Water Supply 903-326-5551


Local Schools - Rice Independent School Dist. - 903-326-4287


internet Providers - RISE BROADBAND 


Cable Tv providers -


CARING.COM - A leading senior care resource for family caregivers seeking information and support as they care for aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones.   CARING.COM/

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up to receive Alerts and News & Notices?

Simply click the "Sign Up for Alerts" button located ……fill out the brief form with your preferred contact information and click submit

Where do I go to vote?

All City elections are conducted by the City of Rice please visit the elections page for locations and upcoming election information.