Welcome to the Association of Rural Communities in Texas

ARCIT is made up of rural communities throughout Texas including counties, municipalities, and economic development corporations. There are currently over 300 members throughout the state and the association is a collaborative voice for our members and rural communities. Our voice allows rural communities in Texas to create a unified voice in advocating issues which impact our communities.



ARCIT's Annual Conference will be held from October 25th through the 27th at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, leading up to the 85th Legislative Session.  It will feature keynote speakers, expert industry panels, agency roundtables, and networking opportunities!  Register Today to attend the conference. Be sure to book your room reservations at

We hope to see you there!  Questions? Please Kara Mayfield,  

2015 Annual Conference 84th Texas Legislature 2015 ARCIT Board Members

Our 2015-2016 Sponsors

Grant Works, Inc. | Texas Star Alliance | Tech Cumulus | Traylor & Associates, Inc. | Century Link
Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP | Bluebonnet Electric Co-Op | Flashback Data | McCreary Veselka Bragg & Allen | Perdue Brandon Fielder Collins & Mott | Terra Pave International |Petros-Pace Setter Southwest Texas Border Small Business Development Center

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2016 ARCIT Annual Conference

Would you like to help sponsor a meeting in your area? You can contact ARCIT Executive Director Kara Mayer Mayfield at for more information. Together we are making a difference!
Association of Rural Communities in Texas | Kara Mayer Mayfield, Executive Director
1122 Colorado Street, Suite 102 | Austin, TX 78701 | ph 512.788.1819