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City of Devine 303 South Teel Drive Devine, Texas 78016 Phone: 830-663-2804 Fax: 830-663-2208

Devine is a small community that offers the country life. The City name Devine is known for the slogan “The Name Says It All”. Devine is known to be a Divine Place to live in.

Devine is located on IH 35 and SH 173, 32 miles of South of San Antonio.

Devine is about 5 square miles.

Government

Devine operates a Council/City Administrator form of Government. The City is a General Law A City. The City Council consist s of one Mayor and five Council Members. The City Council makes policies, approves ordinance and approves the annual budget. Regular Council Meetings are held every third Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Occasionally, Special Meetings and Budget Workshops are held.

Tax Rate – The Tax Rate changes annually for the City of Devine.

  • 2013   -   .5690
  • 2012   -   .5690
  • 2011   -   .5690
  • 2010   -   .5690
  • 2009   -   .5900
  • 2008   -   .5900
  • 2007   -   .6234

Community Facility

Dr. George S. Woods Community Center located 202 E Hondo. For more information on using the facility, visit our Community Center page or contact City Hall at 830-663-2804.

Greater Devine Chamber of Commerce

Visit www.devinechamber.com for more information about our Chamber of Commerce.

Transportation State highways going through Devine are State Highway 173 and State Highway 132. Interstate 35 runs right beside Devine.

Airport Devine Municipal Airport Length of Runway 3,400 ft. Surface – Asphalt Landing Lights - Yes Instrument Landing System - Yes Aircraft Storage - Yes Aircraft Maintenance - Yes

Visit our Municipal Airport page.

Nearest Airport with Commercial Services San Antonio International Airport

Utilities Devine offers Water and Sewer. Click here for Utilities.

Water Source – Edwards and Carrizo

For other services, refer to the Citizen Guide A-Z

Climate

Devine, TX, gets 28 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 0 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 61.

On average, there are 224 sunny days per year in Devine, TX. The July high is around 98 degrees. The January low is 40. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 23 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

History

Devine was established in 1881 as result of the rail extension of the International-Great Northern Railroad from San Antonio to Laredo. The town was named after Judge Thomas Jefferson Devine from San Antonio, who was a jurist and an attorney for the railroad. Devine was incorporated on October 15, 1907. The town’s close proximity to San Antonio has made it a choice location for those wishing to live near the city, but who still want to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere that a rural community can bring.

The 2010 Census shows Devine with a population of 4,350.