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Community Profile

The following community profile information is intended to help you perform relevant site selection research on Nacogdoches, Texas and is intended to serve as a starting point. 

If you do not find all the information you need to make an informed decision about Nacogdoches, please contact the Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation (NEDCO) office and we will be happy to provide you with the information or data you require. 

Nacogdoches, Texas, the county seat of Nacogdoches County, is a vital transportation, business, university and tourism center located in East Texas and the Texas Forest Country. 
Nacogdoches is situated 120 miles north of Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport on US-59 (the future Interstate 69), a dual lane, divided highway that connects Houston with I-20 at Longview. Nacogdoches is also served by Union Pacific Railroad
Historic Nacogdoches, the Oldest Town in Texas, is also a college town, the home of Stephen F. Austin State University. In addition to being an educational and regional medical hub, Nacogdoches County ranks 8th out of 254 Texas counties in agricultural production.
The Nacogdoches Economic Market consists of 7 counties with a population of more than 300,000 people living within 35 miles of downtown Nacogdoches.


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Over the decades, Nacogdoches has managed to develop a diverse economic base, while still maintaining the charm and individuality of a small town built around locally-owned and operated businesses. The community combines the best of both worlds for businesses and employees — a small town atmosphere with the growth opportunities of a large city.

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Largest Employers in Nacogdoches County
Company Employees Industry Sector
Stephen F. Austin State University 1659  Higher Education
Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. 1657  Poultry Processing
Nacogdoches Independent School District 972  Education
Nacogdoches County Hospital District 874  Health Services
Etech Global Services 565  Communications
Nacogdoches Medical Center 545  Health Services
Wal-Mart Supercenter 473  Retail
City of Nacogdoches 323  Government
Nacogdoches County 291  Government
257  Specialty Transformer Manufacturing
NIBCO Inc. 250  Industrial Supplies Manufacturing
Aramark 214  Food Services
Cal-Tex Lumber Co. Inc. 192  Lumber Products/ Sawmill
Parker Hannifin Corp. 185  Chemical Products
TFP Nutrition
180  Animal Food Manufacturing
Drewery Construction 172 Construction and Tree Services
Bright Coop Inc. 168 Wholesale Poultry Supply Products
Elliott Electric Supply, Inc. 162 Wholesale Electrical Products
ForeTravel, Inc. 157  Motor Coach Manufacturing/Sales
R.R. Donnelley 150  Printing/Publishing
Central Heights Independent School District 147  Education
Clear Spring - Auntie Pasta's 130  Restaurant
Willowbrook Nursing Home 120  Health Services
Norbord Texas Nacogdoches Inc. 120  Panelboard Mill
Garrison Nursing Home 120  Health Services
Garrison ISD 111  Education
Morgan Oil Company 110  Oil
Cushing ISD 100  Education
Viper Security & Investigation, LLC 100  Security
Commercial Bank of Texas 100  Banking / Insurance
Stallings Court Nursing and Rehab 100 Health Services

SOURCE: NEDCO Employer Survey, March 2017




Medical resources and services available in Nacogdoches County are significantly greater than what would typically be found in a community of our size.

Two major hospitals – Nacogdoches Medical Center and Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital – form the foundation of the local medical community. In addition, the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Nursing is also located in Nacogdoches, as is The Blood Center East Texas.

Nacogdoches Medical Center

4920 NE Stallings Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75961  
(936) 569-9481 

Nacogdoches Medical Center, part of Tenet Texas, is a 150-bed acute care hospital that has been serving the medical and health care needs of the Nacogdoches community for 30 years.

Nacogdoches Medical Center provides a broad spectrum of medical and surgical services, including cardiovascular services, emergency medical services, neurosciences, orthopedics, cancer services, Women’s and Children’s Center, Chest Pain Center, and a Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center.

The hospital also offers pulmonary services, sleep studies, and transfusion-free medicine. Nacogdoches Medical Center is accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, the nation’s oldest and largest hospital accreditation agency. Nacogdoches Medical Center houses the Surgery Center of Nacogdoches on its campus to provide same day surgeries and diagnostic testing.
Nacogdoches Medical Center is a 2009, 2010 and 2011 recipient of the HealthGrades Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award. Medical Center also received Five-Star ratings from HealthGrades in 2010 and 2011 for "Coronary Bypass Surgery," as well as Five-Star ratings in 2007 for "Total Hip Replacement" and "Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)". 

Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital

1204 N. Mound Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75961
(936) 564-4611
Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital is the county hospital and provides a broad spectrum of medical and surgical services, including cardiac services, diabetes education, dietary, hemodialysis, home health, ICU/IMC, occupational health & rehabilitation services, radiology, surgery, Breast Care Center, Breast Cancer Support Group, and Women & Children. Memorial Hospital offers the following physician specialties: adult medicine, allergy, cardiology, cardiovascular, dentistry, dermatology, family medicine, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, hematology, internal medicine, neurology, neurosurgery, OB/GYN, obstetrics, oncology, ophthalmology, oral, orthopaedics, otolaryngology, pain management, pediatrics, physiatry, plastic surgery, podiatry, psychiatry, radiology, and urology.
Memorial Hospital received a HealthGrades Five-Star rating in 2008/2009 for "Maternity Care".

Stephen F. Austin State University School of Nursing 

5707 North Street, Nacogdoches, TX 75965  
(936) 468-7700 

The Richard and Lucille DeWitt School of Nursing admits 60 students each fall and spring semester based upon completion of prerequisites and attainment of admission criteria. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing is a baccalaureate nursing program and prerequisite courses are completed during the first two years of study. After acceptance into the program, students continue with nursing courses and clinical experience, leading to graduating with a BSN and passing state boards to receive the RN license. The baccalaureate program is accredited by the National League for Nursing and the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. 

Blood Center East Texas

3520 N. University Drive, Nacogdoches, TX 75965
(936) 560-3054

The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center operates a facility in Nacogdoches on University Drive.


Quality of Life

Nacogdoches is the kind of 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 just two hours north of Houston on US-59.




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