Sulphur Springs, Texas

Roger Feagley
Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development 
1200 Enterprise Lane
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
  Phone: 903.439.0101
http://www.ss-edc.com
roger@ss-edc.com
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Sulphur Springs - Hopkins County is located in Northeast Texas on the Interstate 30 corridor just a short drive east of the Dallas-Ft. Worth Metroplex and its 34 major transportation routes. That position in the right corner of Texas makes it accessible to multiple points of business and interest, including one of the busiest NAFTA corridors in the United States Intersate 30. State Highway 11, State Highway 19 and US 67 augment the transportation network.

Not only Does Kansas City Southern serve Sulphur Springs with Main Line Rail Service, but also Blacklands Railroad, a short line track which connects with both KCS and Union Pacific, offering a choice in rail service. And added to the easy access of DFW airport, the Sulphur Springs Municipal Airport provides corporate jet service and won the Airport of the Year in Texas for 2002.

Our interest is in making your business profitable here. Voters formed the Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation to receive sales tax funds that allow us to consider assistance with

•Infrastructure upgrades
•Workforce Training
•Loan guarantees
•Capital grants
•Tax Incentives
•Low cost / No cost land
•Business incubator system
•Relocation and moving expenses
•Rent subsidies
•Business retention program

 

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development
Basic Population Demographics
  2000 Census 2010 Census 2015 Projection
Community Name- Sulphur Springs 14,658 15,449 15,811
Commuting Area (miles/minutes)   57,503 / 20 miles     59,512 / 20 miles
Source: SitesOn Texas  and The Texas Tribune

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development
Major Employers
Company Name Industry Category Number of Employees Link 
Company 1 Grocery Supply 525 www.grocerysupply.com
Company 2 Morningstar 297 www.deanfoods.com
Company 3 Ocean Spray 161 www.oceanspray.com
Company 4 Fidelity Express 60 www.fidelityexpress.com
Company 5 Owens Country Sausage 171 www.bobevans.com

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development
Property Tax Information
Property Taxes  Tax Rate/Per $100
Taxing Entity Year - 2010-2011
Sulphur Springs $0.44000
Sulpur Springs ISD $1.36048
Hopkins County $0.56546
Hospital $0.21370
TOTAL: $2.57964

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development
Transportation
Distance To:
City Miles/Hours To
Dallas, Texas 60/1hr
Texarkana 110 / 1.2 hrs.
Major Highways (Present in or near my community)
State Highway 19  South to Houston
US Highway- I-30 East to Memphis

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development
Utility Information
Utility Provider
Electricity Oncor
Natural Gas  Atmos
Telecommunications Verizon
Water City of Sulphur Springs
Sewer City of Sulphur Springs

Sulphur Springs-Hopkins County Economic Development
Incentives
Available Incentives Yes/No
Property Tax Abatement Yes
Land Yes
Relocation Incentives Yes
Cash Grants Yes
Employment Incentives Yes