Emory, Texas

Clyde Smith
City of Emory Development Corporation
329 N. Texas

  Phone: 903.473.2495 x106
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The Emory Development Corporation is dedicated to our local businesses and those interested in joining our business community, to provide a platform for sound economic prosperity to support business operations growth and job creation.


City of Emory Development Corporation
Basic Population Demographics
  2000 Census 2010 Census 2015 Projection
Emory, Texas 1,021 1,239  
Rains County, Texas 9,139 10,914  
Commuting Area (60 miles /1 hour)      
Source: U. S. Census

City of Emory Development Corporation
Major Employers
Company Name Industry Category Number of Employees Link 
Rains ISD Education 285 www.rains.k12.tx.us
Rains County Government 74 www.rains.k12.tx.us
Senior Suites Nursing Home Health/Medical 50  
Brookshires Food/grocery 85 www.brookshires.com
Hooten's LLC. Retail/Manufacturing 45 www.hootensteel.com

City of Emory Development Corporation
Property Tax Information
Property Taxes  Tax Rate/Per $100
Taxing Entity Year - 2010-2011
Emory, Tx $0.26950
Rains ISD $1.20000
Rains County  $0.60290
Rains Emergency District $0.10000
TOTAL: $2.17240

City of Emory Development Corporation
Distance To:
Emory, Texas Miles/Hours To
Dallas, Texas 72 miles/1.25 hours
Tyler, Texas 48 miles / 1 hour
Shreveport, LA 137 miles / 2.25 hours
Major Highways (Present in or near my community)
State Highway 19 North to Paris, Tx  South to Huntsville, Tx
State Highway 276 West to Rockwall
US Highway 69 S East towards Beaumont N West to Oklahoma

City of Emory Development Corporation
Utility Information
Electricity Farmers Electric  / TXNMP
Natural Gas  Atmos
Telecommunications Verizon
Water City of Emory
Sewer City of Emory

City of Emory Development Corporation
Available Incentives Yes/No
Property Tax Abatement Yes
Land Yes