Strong manufacturing workforce Corsicana and Navarro County are blessed with a relatively large and robust manufacturing workforce, coupled with a strong work ethic. In addition, the community is able to draw a significant portion of our workforce from the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area.
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.
Abundant Water Supply The City of Corsicana provides water treatment services to its residential, commercial and industrial customers. The city’s water treatment facilities meet or exceed all state and federal water quality standards and provides guaranteed volume and pressure. The City of Corsicana also furnishes water to 21 various Navarro County water supply corporations.
Reliable Energy Texas, as one of the world’s largest energy producers, offers an abundance of natural gas and electricity at highly competitive rates.
Favorable Tax & Regulatory Environment 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.
Access to Raw Materials Corsicana is roughly 200 miles from the major Gulf Coast petrochemical facilities in Houston and Beaumont and is served by both Union Pacific (UP) and Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroads.
Proximity to Major Markets The growing Texas economy is one of the strongest in the entire world, offering a wealth of commercial, industrial and consumer markets within a relatively short distance from Corsicana.
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.
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.
Inexpensive Land As a rural county, Corsicana and Navarro County offer an abundance of land at a fraction of the cost of land just an hour north in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.
In addition a conditional land grant/loan may be available from the City of Corsicana and Navarro County to industrial expansion projects for capital investments with a minimum taxable value of $10 million and the creation of at least 50 new, full-time jobs. The land is in one of the two industrial parks jointly owned and operated by the city and the county.
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.
For more information about opportunities in Corsicana, contact:
Scott Jones | Economic Development Director
City of Corsicana & Navarro County