Mt. Pleasant, Texas

Charles Smith 
Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation 
1604 N. Jefferson
Mount Pleasant, TX 75455
  Phone: 903.572.6602
http://www.mpedc.org
charleslsmith@mpcity.org
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Mount Pleasant is located in the beautiful Northeast Texas region on Interstate 30. The city is the county seat for Titus County and the hub of the entire regional economy. Primary businesses in the area include poultry production by Pilgrims Pride Corporation and agri-business products produced by Priefert Manufacturing. The area is nationally known for the production of all varieties of utility and agriculture trailers which are manufactured by a number of local companies.

 

Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation
Basic Population Demographics
  2000 Census 2010 Census 2015 Projection
Mount Pleasant  13,935 15,564 16,000
Commuting Area (miles/minutes) 50,000 55,000 56,000

Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation
Major Employers
Company Name Industry Category Number of Employees
Pilgrims Pride, JBS Poultry Processing 3,400 
MPISD Public Education 968 
Titus Regional Medical Center Hospital 740 
Luminent Lignite Coal Mining and Power Generation 482 
Wal-Mart Supercenter Retail 460 

Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation
Property Tax Information
Property Taxes  Tax Rate/Per $10
Taxing Entity Year - 2010-2011
City of Mount Pleasant $0.31000
MPISD $1.17400
Northeast Texas Community College $0.10000
Titus County $0.34830
Titus Regional Medical Center $0.12740
Special Purpose $0.00000
Special Purpose $0.00000
TOTAL: $2.05970

Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation
Transportation
Distance To:
City Miles/Hours To
Dallas, Texas 115 Miles/ Two Hours 
Shreveport 100 Miles/ 1.75 Hours
Houston 255 Miles/ 5 Hours
Major Highways (Present in or near my community)
Interstate 30 West to Dallas,  East to Texarkana
US 271 North to Paris and South to Houston 

Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation
Utility Information
Utility Provider
Electricity SWEPCO
Natural Gas  Center Point Energy
Telecommunications SW Bell/ SuddenLink
Water City of Mount Pleasant
Sewer City of Mount Pleasant

Mount Pleasant Industrial Foundation
Incentives
Available Incentives Yes/No
Property Tax Abatement Yes
Land-shovel ready industrial property Yes
Relocation Incentives Yes
Cash Grants Yes
Employment Incentives Yes
Low Interest Loans Yes
Local Revolving Loan Funds (City and County) Yes