Why Do Business in Elgin?

There's our Proximity

to Austin. We’re in the fastest growing region of the  metro area. We’re 20 miles from downtown Austin, 10 miles from the SH 130 corridor, and we’ve got both new roads and future rail links to get from here to there.

There's the People

of Elgin. We’re smart but well-grounded and committed to seeing our town grow and change in the right way. We love and want to keep Elgin’s character while adding new opportunities for progress that make life here better for everyone.

We're Prepared

for what we want to achieve. We’ve been working hard on our vision for the community and the surrounding area. We’ve adopted a progressive comprehensive plan and are bringing it to life. And we’re working with our economic development program to help firms and investors make the right choices.

Excellent Location

30 minutes east of Austin's Downtown
30 minutes to Austin's Internat'l Airport
10 minutes east of SH130
19 miles from Tesla Gigafactory
15 miles from Samsung 

Great Market

Retail Trade Area of 76,110 people 
10 Mile Radius 64,206 people
Median Household Income $77,765
Retail Market Demands $455.5 mil

Large Labor Pool

Greater Elgin Area 64,206 people
Quality Workforce

Tremendous Opportunity

Affordable Land Values
Economic Incentives
Available Utilities

Significant Growth

1,850 Single Family platted
12,360 Single Family conceptual 

Unique Character

Texas Main Street City
Sausage Capital of Texas 
Brick Capital of the Southwest

The Elgin EDC, the City of Elgin and the Greater Elgin Chamber of Commerce work together to ensure successful business expansion or relocation with cash incentives, discounted property, property tax assistance, small business assistance, and access to state assistance programs.

Economic Development

  1. Owen Rock




    Kaley Frye 

    Project Manager 



    310 N Main Street

    P.O. Box 591

    Elgin, TX 78621

    Phone: 512-281-5724

    Fax: 512-281-3016 


    Monday - Friday

    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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