Nacogdoches Economic Development Corporation
412 North St., Suite E,
Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
Tel: (936) 559-1255
Fax: (936) 559-9707
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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.
Texas is a Right-to-Work state.
|Largest Employers in Nacogdoches County|
|Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.||1,725||Poultry Processing|
|Stephen F. Austin State University||1,609||Higher Education|
|Nacogdoches Independent School District||985||Education|
|Nacogdoches County Hospital District||694||Health Services|
|Etech Global Services||455||Communications|
|Nacogdoches Medical Center Hospital||512||Health Services|
|Select Energy Services||375||Oil & Gas Services|
|City of Nacogdoches||310||Government|
|NIBCO Inc.||275||Industrial Supplies Manufacturing|
|Parker Hannifin Corp.||228||Chemical Products|
|Cooper Power Systems||185||Specialty Transformer Manufacturing|
|Texas Farm Products||179||Animal Food Manufacturing|
|Bright Coop Inc.||192||Poultry Industry Equip. Manufacturing|
|Cal-Tex Lumber Co. Inc.||175||Lumber Products/Sawmill|
|Willowbrook Nursing Home||154||Health Services|
|ForeTravel, Inc.||137||Motor Coach Manufacturing/Sales|
|Norbord Texas Nacogdoches Inc.||132||Panelboard Mill|
|Central Heights Independent School District||130||Education|
|Woden Independent School District||125||Education|
|Elliott Electric Supply Inc.||119||Wholesale Electrical Products Trade|
|Hotel Fredonia & Convention Center||100||Hospitality|
|Viper Security & Investigation, LLC||104||Security|
|Commercial Bank of Texas||95||Banking / Insurance|
|Tyson Foods Inc.||93||Poultry Processing|
|J. E. Kingham Construction Co.||70||Heavy Construction|
|Westward Trails Rehab and Health Care Center||70||Health Services|
|BancorpSouth||54||Banking / Insurance|
|Endura Products||68||Building Material Manufacturing|
|Tipton Ford Lincoln||63||Automotive Sales & Maintenance|
|Southwest Canners||62||Food, Kindred Products|
|Nacogdoches Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Inc.||57||Beverage Bottling|
|Lee Container||54||Plastic Packaging Manufacturing|
|White Electric||53||Electrical Contractor|
|Animal Science Products||52||Feed Additives, Animal Health|
|EOG Resources||49||Energy Oil & Gas|
|R&K Distributors||45||Beverage Distribution|
|Exco Operating Company||41||Energy Oil & Gas|
|Southern Power Company||40||Energy Electrical Power Production|
SOURCE: NEDCO Employer Survey, March 2013
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, 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 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.
The Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center operates a facility in Nacogdoches on University Drive.
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.