Useful Information

Useful Links

The following is a list of links that Big Country residents may find useful. The BCNA has no affiliation to the linked entities.


  • Southwestern Bell: the most common provider of phone services in Big Country.
  • Birch telecom: an alternative provider of phone services
  • MCI and AT&T: popular providers of local toll and long-distance services
  • Texas Do-Not-Call lists: a state-sponsored initiative to better match telemarketers to interested parties, and reduce invasion of privacy to those who are not interested
  • National Do-Not-Call list: a national version of the state initiative
  • Pedernales Electric: the cooperative supplying electricity to Big Country, offering both traditional and 100% renewable energy generation options.
  • Texas Disposal Systems (TDS): one provider of waste disposal services to our neighborhood (includes recycling with restrictions)
  • IESI: another provider of waste disposal services
  • Hays County Recycling: Types of recycling services and dropoff locations in Hays County



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