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General Information

Location

Nestled beside the meandering Guadalupe River, the City of Victoria is located in south central Texas just 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico.  Known as the "Crossroads of South Texas", three major highways intersect in Victoria: U.S. Highways 59, 77 and 87.  Major cities such as Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Corpus Christi are within a two hour drive.

The City of Victoria, located near the geographic center of Victoria County, is the county seat.  It is the only incorporated area within Victoria County and serves as a regional center for shopping, medical, business, educational, and entertainment services.

Square Miles

City Limits - 36.89 sq miles
ETJ - 189.14 sq miles

Median Income

$58,200  (2016 HUD Income Limit Guidelines)


Top Ten Largest Employers in Victoria County (2016) Employees
Victoria Independent School District 2,163
Citizens Medical Center 986
DeTar Healthcare System 897
INVISTA 700+
City of Victoria 622
Pioneer Natural Resources
560
County of Victoria
550
Caterpillar - NAHEX Victoria
529
University of Houston-Victoria 401
Victoria College
295

For more information contact Victoria Economic Development Corporation

 

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