City of Terrell Hills

Terrell Hills is a suburban community off the Old Austin Highway five miles northeast of downtown San Antonio in central Bexar County. The community was named for Frederick Terrell, who promoted the area as a residential addition in the late 1920s. One business and a population of 1,236 were reported there in 1930. Learn more about our history...

City Government

City council meeting information, Open Records Requests, and all things City Government related are here.


Online Resources

Various online resources including City Council agenda, Open Records Request, Online Citation Payment and Building Permits are here for your convenience.


City Departments

Police Department information, Fire / EMS Department information, Public Works information, Municipal Court information.

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    Thank You to our residents and HEB for the wonderful meal for All City Employees!!!

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Here to Serve Terrell Hills


John B. Low

City Mayor

John B. Low has lived in Terrell Hills since 1992.  He has served as Mayor since 2020 and on City Council for 6 years prior to that.  In addition, John served on the Board of Adjustment and the Planning and Zoning Committee of Terrell Hills.  He also served for 5 years on the Alamo Heights School Foundation Board.  Professionally, he is the managing partner of the Law Offices of John B. Low, PC, a transactional law firm.  John is married to Rhonda Brannan and has 3 children, Blakely, Madeline and Robert and one granddaughter Erin.

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Roger Mangum

Chief of Police

Chief Roger Mangum has been a Texas Peace Officer for 40 years. He is a San Antonio native, growing up in the Woodlawn Lake area. After serving in the United States Air Force Reserves as a Fire Protection Specialist he joined the San Antonio Police Department in 1980. Roger spent 12 years on patrol before being assigned to the SAPD Training Academy for 15 years as the Patrol Tactics and Use of Force Coordinator. After a brief retirement in 2008 he started his second career as a Terrell Hills Police Officer. Prior to his appointment as Chief he was the Patrol Commander. Chief Mangum has a Master Police Officer Certificate and is a Class 77 graduate of the Leadership Command College. He has completed the FBI-LEEDA Trilogy and the Texas Police Chief Association Developing Leadership Course among other leadership courses. He is married to his spouse Mollie, and they have a son and three daughters who have chosen a career in public service. They are the proud grandparents of four girls. Chief Mangum considers it an honor and a privilege to serve the citizens of Terrell Hills.

Police Department
Billy Knupp - Terrell Hills Fire Chief

Billy Knupp

Fire Chief

Chief Knupp has been with Terrell Hills for 21 Years, he came to us from Kerrville Fire department where he started his career as a Firefighter/EMT in 1993. While at Terrell Hills he has risen through the ranks from Firefighter/Paramedic to Fire Chief. He is a graduate of the National Fire Academy and The Texas Fire Chief’s Academy. Billy is married to Maggi and they have three boys Kamdon, Conner and Kinsey.

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News & Notices

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Stage 2 Water Restrictions

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Watering with a sprinkler, irrigation system or soaker hose is allowed only once a week between 7-11 a.m. and 7-11 p.m. on your designated day. Your day is determined by the last number in your address. 

0 or 1 – Monday
2 or 3 – Tuesday
4 or 5 – Wednesday
6 or 7 – Thursday
8 or 9 – Friday

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CITY HALL (210) 824-7401
FAX (210) 822-2297
Police & Fire Dispatch (210) 824-1009
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm