The Ark-Tex Council of Governments (ATCOG) is a voluntary association of local governments established under state law for the purpose of promoting intergovernmental cooperation and strengthening units of local government. The primary goal of ATCOG is to improve the quality of life for all citizens of the region by providing resources, programs and services, along with coordinating funding.
Our government office organization is based in Texarkana, TX and serves Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins, Lamar, Morris, Red River and Titus counties in Texas. We also serve Miller County in Arkansas. Contact us now for more information.
The Ark-Tex Council of Governments' highest priority continues to be the health and well-being of the citizens in the ATCOG Region. As we navigate the evolving impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on our communities, we are temporarily closing our office to the public to help limit person-to-person contact. Important phone numbers and links are provided below as well as links to COVID-19 updates within the Region. Please follow recommended precautions from our local officials and stay safe.
Texas Department of State Health Services
Bowie/Miller Counties, City of Texarkana
Franklin County COVID-19 Response
Franklin County COVID-19 Access to County Buildings
Red River County
Red River County COVID-19
Area Agency on Aging
Eligibility requirements for those applying for HUD housing
Resources for senior citizens and caregivers
Information about our economic development programs