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Texas Map with location of Victoria with a red star.  

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

$69,600  (2018 HUD MFI Policy Calculation)


Top Ten Largest Employers in Victoria County (2018) Employees
Victoria Independent School District 2,005
Citizens Medical Center 1,059
DeTar Healthcare System 837
City of Victoria 628
Regency Post Acute Healthcare System 609
INVISTA 600+
Caterpillar - NAHEX Victoria
575+
County of Victoria
550
University of Houston-Victoria 427
Victoria College
295

For more information contact Victoria Economic Development Corporation

 

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