Longview, Texas

Susan Mazarakes-Gill, CEcD
Longview EDC
410 N. Center St.
Longview, TX 75601
  Phone: 903.753.7878
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The Longview Economic Development Corporation (LEDCO) is one of Texas’ major economic development groups managing economic development for the City of Longview, Texas.  If a local company is planning to expand or if a business from outside the region wants to locate in Longview, LEDCO’s professional staff is trained to help them. LEDCO partners with over twenty groups in the region to provide high quality, critical information including available land and buildings. Since October 1999 LEDCO has provided incentives to 38 existing and 16 new companies.

Longview Economic Development Corporation
Basic Population Demographics
  2000 Census 2010 Census 2015 Projection
Longview 73,262 76,469 79,100
Commuting Area (miles/minutes)   60 Miles/90 Min.  
Source: Sites on Texas


Longview Economic Development Corporation
Major Employers
Company Name Industry Category Number of Employees Link
Good Shepherd Medical Center   2717  
Eastman Chemical   1400  
Longview ISD   1300  
LeTourneau Technologies   1200  
Wal-Mart   1155  


Longview Economic Development Corporation
Property Tax Information
Property Taxes  Tax Rate/Per $100**
Taxing Entity Year - 2010-2011
Longview City $0.48400
Longview ISD $1.51300
Junior College Name $0.00000
Gregg County $0.26750
TOTAL: $2.26450


Longview Economic Development Corporation
Distance To:
City Miles/Hours To
Dallas, Texas 120 miles/2 hours
Shreveport, LA 60 miles / 1 hour
Houston, TX 210 miles / 4 hours
Major Highways (Present in or near my community)
Interstate 20 West to Dallas, East to Shreveport
US Hwy 80 West to Dallas, East to Shreveport
US Hwy 259 South to Houston, North to Interstate 30


Longview Economic Development Corporation
Utility Information
Utility  Provider
Electricity AEP/Swepco
Natural Gas CenterPoint Energy; Atmos Energy
Telecommunications AT&T
Water City of Longview
Sewer City of Longview


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