Nacogdoches is located 2 hours from Houston and less than 3 hours from the Dallas metroplex. Located amidst the pine forests of East Texas, Nacogdoches businesses are supported by U.S. 59 (the future I-69) highway and Union Pacific rail, as well as the George Bush Intercontinental Airport and the Port of Houston.
Regional Medical Hub
Nacogdoches boasts two major hospitals and the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Nursing. Honors received by local hospitals include HealthGrade's Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award in 2009 & 2010, along with several Five-Star ratings.
Dynamic Manufacturing Workforce
Nearly 15% of our workforce is engaged in manufacturing. Nacogdoches is home to such manufacturing names as NIBCO, Texas Farm Products, Norbord, Pilgrim's Pride, Tyson Foods, Foretravel Motorcoach, Endura Products, Cooper Power Systems and CAB, Inc., to name just a few.
Home of Stephen F. Austin State University
Nearly 13,000 students, along with a world-class faculty. More than 30% of adults in the city of Nacogdoches have at least a college degree, and 13% have graduate degrees.
Promoting Growth & Prosperity
Our mission at the Nacogdoches Economic Development Corp. is to help existing businesses remain successful, to foster local entrepreneurship, and to recruit new industry and business to Nacogdoches County. The Nacogdoches Economic Market consists of seven counties with a total population of more than 300,000. Nacogdoches, the home of Stephen F. Austin State University and its nearly 13,000 students, is a vital transportation, business, medical and tourism center in the East Texas Forest Country, just two hours north of Houston.
Nacogdoches is home to manufacturers like Bright Coop, CAB, Cooper Power, Endura Products, Foretravel Motorcoach, Lee Container, NIBCO, Norbord, Parker Hannifin, Pilgrim's Pride, Texas Farm Products, and Tyson Foods, among others.
Nacogdoches 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 how life and work intersect.
Nacogdoches is home to Stephen F. Austin State University and its nearly 13,000 students. The County is also served by nine Independent School Districts, and the region is supported by two community colleges.