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Corsicana Is an Ideal Location
for an Electric Power Generation Plant

Corsicana and Navarro County are located immediately south of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, offer abundant water resources and have two 345kW transmission lines that bisect the county.

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.

Abundant Access to 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 electrical transmission lines bisect Navarro County, enabling easy access to the Texas power grid and providing a wide variety of potential sites for a generation facility in a rural setting.

Virtually Unlimited Access to Natural Gas Supply. 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.

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.

If your company is looking for the ideal location to build a power generation facility, Corsicana offers just about everything you would want or need. For more information, visit their economic development website at