Rainsville City Hall

City hall is located in the heart of the city at 70 McCurdy Avenue South (map). The offices of the mayor, city clerk, municipal court magistrate and revenue officer are located there. Sewer and sanitation bills can be paid inside or at the drive-through window. The mailing address is PO Box 309; Rainsville, AL 35986. Phone 256.638.6331. Follow city hall on Facebook HERE.

MUNICIPAL COURT (256.638.6334):

All court sessions are held in the Court/Council Chambers at the annex building (98 McCurdy Ave S) next door to City Hall. For questions about your case, contact the court clerk at 256.638.6334.

Regular court is held on the first, second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m.

PAYMENT REVIEW COURT:  (256.638.6334):

Payment Review court is held on the first Tuesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. Anyone owing fines or costs on any Rainsville traffic or misdemeanor case is required to be present unless your payment is made prior to the day of court. PAYMENTS MADE ON THE DAY OF COURT MUST BE MADE AT COURT. Methods of payment: cash, money order, or credit/debit card. Payments may be made online at rainsvilleal.govtportal.com or by phone at 256.600.8020.


Defensive Driving Class is held every third Tuesday Night from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. You must arrive at 3:30 p.m. to complete paperwork and registration at the City Hall building. The Fee for the class is $45. Methods of payment: cash, money order, or credit/debit card. Payments may be made when scheduling or on the night of class prior to the start of class.

Location of Driving Class: Rainsville Revenue Annex Building (next door to City Hall). Call or text Sandy Little at 256-717-5505 to schedule.

ONLINE PAYMENTS:  traffic tickets  |   sewer and sanitation utility bill   


Do not use doxo.com to pay any bills for the City of Rainsville.  They are not affiliated with us and your bill will not be paid!!!  If you google rainsvillepay.com make sure you use https://www.ncourt.com/x-press/x-onlinepayments.aspx?juris=A1C86DC8-B293-4944-9c37-1EE2CDA3BD76 this link!

JOBS: See city job postings

Business license form

Alcohol Application Form

Rainsville Police Department

Michael Edmondson


Matt Crum


Street address:
42 McCurdy Ave South
Rainsville, AL 35986

Mailing address:
City of Rainsville
Attn: Rainsville Police Dept.;
PO Box 309; Rainsville, AL 35986



Office/dispatch: 256-638-2157

Fax: 256-638-7969

Emergencies: 911

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Rainsville Fire Department

Willimac Wright


Street address:
71 Circle Drive (map)
Rainsville, AL 35986

Mailing address:
City of Rainsville
Attn: Rainsville Fire Dept.;
PO Box 309; Rainsville, AL 35986

The Rainsville Fire Station No. 1 is a designated National Safe Place location. A yellow diamond-shaped Safe Place sign is displayed on the building.


Non-emergencies: 256-638-8055

Emergencies: 911 or 256-638-2158

Fax: 256-638-8057

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Rainsville Public Library

The library is located at 941 Main Street (Alabama Hwy 35) East (map).

Rainsville LibraryRainsville Library Story TimeMailing address: PO Box 509, Rainsville, AL 35986.

Phone: 256.638.3311.

Other than a vast collection of books and reference resources, the library features an audio-visual collection, internet, virtual library, online catalog, meeting room, and copy/fax service.  Sarah Cruce is the director.
LINKS: rainsvillepubliclibrary.com  |  Library on Facebook FB icon

Rainsville Public Works

Rainsville Public WorksThe public works department maintains city facilities, city vehicles and equipment, and streets and other infrastructure. It also operates the city’s daily garbage pick-up service which currently serves approximately 2,300 customers. Residential and commercial trash pick-up services are available. A roll-off dumpster truck serves large commercial refuge-disposal needs.The “garage” located behind city hall — adjacent to the city park — is their home base.

Rainsville GarbageJimmy Brooks is the Public Works Director. For department inquiries, or to order dumpster or sanitation service, contact the department through City Hall at 256.638.6331.

Parks & Recreation

Rainsville Field of DreamsThe Rainsville Sports Complex, also known locally as the “Field of Dreams,” is located on the north side of the city. Home to youth baseball, softball and t-ball leagues, the complex is also home to high school softball as well as numerous all-star tournaments.

The city park features a pool, a tennis court, a walking track and an outstanding variety of playground equipment. The pool is open 7 days a week – Rainsville Poolgenerally between Memorial Day and Labor Day; 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. It is available for private parties — 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 8:00 to 10:00 p.m.

DIRECTIONS: Parks and recreation locations are shown on the Rainsville points of interest map.

Chris Hampton is parks and recreation director (256-657-1922). Follow the sports complex on Facebook FB icon.

Wastewater Treatment Plant

Rainsville SewerThe City of Rainsville’s wastewater operation is located on the south side of the city. Bills may be paid by mail, at city hall or online HERE.

Phone 256.638.8044.

The plant is capable of handling large volumes, and serves the wastewater needs of several manufacturing facilities, residential neighborhoods, surrounding towns and more. Brad Willingham is the director.

For details about rates, permits, inspections, etc., see Ordinance 08-15-05.

Tom Bevill Enrichment Center

Tom Bevill Enrichment CenterPhone 256.638.4343.
Office hours: 8:00 am  – 12:00 pm, Mon-Fri

STREET ADDRESS: 115 Main Street (Alabama Hwy 35) West, Rainsville.

MAILING ADDRESS: City of Rainsville, Attn: TBEC, PO Box 309, Rainsville, AL 35986

FB icon TBEC on Facebook

Opened in December 1993, the TBEC is one of the most utilized facilities in the area, averaging over 350 events per year including. It is home to the Rainsville Senior Center on weekday mornings, and is an active event venue on evenings and weekends. Reunions, banquets, receptions and concerts are held there regularly.

Tom Bevill Enrichment Center RentalsThe building’s auditorium features a cathedral ceiling and a hardwood floor. With a comfortable seating capacity of up to about 280, the auditorium also features a stage, a PA system, and a kitchen equipped with stove, oven, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. Over 250 chairs and a variety of tables are available for use at no extra charge.

An additional meeting room, the Joe Bowman Room, is available for events and meetings where a smaller crowd is expected. It can seat around 40 persons, and has its own entrance.

DOWNLOADS: sample rental agreement  |  Rental rate details

City government job postings

No jobs posted at this time.

The City of Rainsville is an Equal Employment Opportunities Employer

Municipal and County Annex

Rainsville municipal courtThe annex is a satellite location for both the DeKalb County Revenue Commissioner office (www.revenue-dekalbco-al.us) and the Probate Judge office (judgeronnieosborn.com).
Phone 256.638.9405 for probate
Phone 256.638-9404 for revenue
On May 18, 2016, the annex moved to the renovated building between City Hall and Body Vision Fitness Center.

Area residents may purchase their Alabama auto license plates and pay their property taxes at the annex in Rainsville. DeKalb Countians may also buy DRIVER’S LICENSES, hunting licenses, business licenses and boat licenses at the convenient branch office.

MAP  |  Directions:

From the red light, take Ala Hwy 75 South toward Fyffe, turn right just south of City Hall.

From Fyffe – Ala Hwy 75 North, turn left before red light between Body Vision and City Hall.