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  • 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 = 35.38

  • Median Income = $54,200  (2014 HUD Income Limit Guidelines)

Top Ten Largest Employers in Victoria County (2013) Employees
Victoria Independent School District 2,148
Citizens Medical Center 1,050
DeTar Healthcare System 1,030
City of Victoria 559
County of Victoria 520
Pioneer Natural Resources 432
University of Houston-Victoria 367
Caterpillar - NAHEX Victoria 350
First Victoria National Bank 325

For more information contact Victoria Economic Development Corporation