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Energy Generation

Corsicana, Texas is located just 50 miles southeast of Downtown Dallas on Interstate Highway 45 (I-45), which connects the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex with the Houston metropolitan area.


If you are an energy producer, Corsicana and Navarro County offer the perfect location to support the growing energy demand in the major population and industry centers in Texas.
Electrical Transmission Lines
Abundant Water   In addition to water resources owned by the City of Corsicana, Richland-Chambers Reservoir on the eastern half of Navarro County is the 3rd largest inland fresh water lake within the State of Texas.

Transmission Lines   Two 345kW transmission lines bisect Navarro County

Natural Gas   Corsicana is the birthplace of the Texas oil industry and is located between the Barnett Shale to the northwest, the Eagle Ford Shale to the south and the Haynesville/Bossier Shale to the east.

If you are an energy producer, Corsicana and Navarro County offer the perfect location to supply the rapidly growing energy demand in the major population and industry centers of Texas.


Why is that? Here are just a few of the primary reasons.


Proximity to markets
   
Corsicana is located between four major population centers: Dallas-Fort Worth, with a population of 6.7 million, is just 50 miles north on Interstate 45; Houston, with a population of 6.2 million, is 187 miles southeast on Interstate 45; San Antonio, with a population of 2.2 million, is 250 miles southwest on Interstate 35; and Austin, with a population of 1.7 million, is just 150 miles southwest of Corsicana.


Trained Workforce   Navarro College, which is located in Corsicana, offers a two-semester Power Plant Operations and Maintenance Certificate Program that prepares students for careers in the operations and maintenance of today’s modern electrical generating plants. 

In addition, Navarro College is located in Corsicana and offers specialized workforce training programs tailored to meet the needs of local employers.
 Detailed data on Navarro County workforce.

Lower operating costs
 
 The cost of living is dramatically lower in Texas, and even more reasonable in Corsicana, which means that your workers can enjoy the same, or better, quality of life in Corsicana for less than you're paying them at your current location. Available land is plentiful , with prices substantially lower than in most of Texas and the rest of the United States.

Texas' pro-business climate
   
Texas, with its vibrant economy, boasts low taxes without the onerous regulations typically found in other states. Texas does not levy either corporate or individual income taxes.

Small town quality of life on the outskirts of the 4th largest metro area in the U.S.
   
Corsicana is close enough to the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex to take advantage of its extensive resources, while being just far enough away to also enjoy lower business operating and living costs. Corsicana is a community where you can grow a business, pursue a meaningful career, and raise a family … all at the same time. Escape the high costs of living and operating a business in the big city, and experience — in Corsicana — how life and work intersect.


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Navarro County Demographic & Labor Report


For more information about opportunities in Corsicana, contact:

Scott Jones | Economic Development Director
City of Corsicana & Navarro County
(903) 654-4806 |