Jacksonville, Texas

Darrell Prcin
Jacksonville Development Corporation
526 E. Commerce
Jacksonville, Tx 75766
  Phone: 903.586.2217
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In 1995, the citizens of the city of Jacksonville voted to implement the ½ cent sales tax to be used for economic development. The board that oversees the spending of the proceeds from this tax is the Jacksonville Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO). Since passing the tax, Jacksonville has sucessfully attracted and retained a large number of jobs for its citizens.

Jacksonville has an aggressive economic development team working in unison towards the common goal of growing Jacksonville 's economy.

If your business is looking for a place to relocate or begin operations, give Jacksonville a closer look. You will find our transportation, workforce and business climate to be second to none.

Jacksonville Development Corporation
Basic Population Demographics
  2000 Census 2010 Census 2015 Projection
Jacksonville 13,868 14,700 1,520
Commuting Area (25 miles/minutes)   76,000  
Source: US Census Bureau  


Jacksonville Development Corporation
Major Employers
Company Name Industry Category Number of Employees Link 
Company 1 Jacksonville ISD 900 www.jisd.org
Company 2 Stream Global 425 www.stream.com
Company 3 WalMart Supercenter 380 www.walmart.com
Company 4 CardinalHealth 367 www.cardinalhealth.com
Company 5 Stage Stores Distribution Center 350 www.stagestores.com


Jacksonville Development Corporation
Property Tax Information
Property Taxes  Tax Rate/Per $100**
Taxing Entity Year - 2010-2011
City of Jacksonville $0.62750
Jacksonville ISD $1.13000
Cherokee County $0.55000
TOTAL: $2.30750


Jacksonville Development Corporation
Distance To:
City Miles/Hours To
Dallas, Texas 125 miles/2.5 hours
Houston, Texas 175 miles/3 hours
Shreveport, Louisiana 110 miles/2 hours
Major Highways (Present in or near my community)
State Highway 175 West to Dallas
US Highway 69 South to Houston
US Highway 79 South to Austin, East to Louisiana


Jacksonville Development Corporation
Utility Information
Utility Provider
Electricity TXU/Oncor
Natural Gas  Centerpoint
Telecommunications Verizon
Water City of Jacksonville
Sewer City of Jacksonville


Jacksonville Development Corporation
Available Incentives Yes/No
Property Tax Abatement Yes
Land Yes
Relocation Incentives Yes
Cash Grants Yes
Employment Incentives Yes