ADVANTAGES

An abundance of opportunities will make the Uvalde area the perfect location for your new or expanding business

Located at the Crossroads of Opportunity

First settled in 1853, Uvalde is located in a highly active corridor, nestled between the metro area of San Antonio and the vibrancy of the border city of Del Rio.  Two of the longest highways in the country - US 90 and US 83 - intersect in Uvalde County.  This busy corridor creates a strong competitive advantage for industries who wish to move goods in and out of the region. 

Highway access, rail, aviation, technology and modern utilities all combine to place the Uvalde area region in a unique and thriving location for growing businesses. 

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WORKFORCE & TRAINING

Your business success starts with a stable workforce with a strong work ethic.  The Uvalde's area's reputation for diversity, inclusion and achievement is evident in its exemplary schools, from early education to high school and through opportunities for higher education and skills training programs.  

Uvalde's local academic institutions can work with you to provide custom training programs to enhance your labor force. 

Southwest Texas Junior College

Sul Ross State University Rio Grande College

Likewise, the Middle Rio Grande Development Council and the Small Business Development Center at Sul Ross State University stand ready to assist our growing workforce and dynamic entrepreneurs.

UTILITIES

The municipalities located throughout Uvalde County work closely with our utility partners to insure that your business has access to services that best meet your needs.  Whether it is electricity, natural gas, fiber optics, broadband, water, wastewater, solid waste, recycling, cable, internet or telephone...we will help you grow.  

Major service providers include: 

AEP Texas 

Medina Electric Cooperative

City of Uvalde

Municipalities (sewer, water & gas)

Multiple telephone & cellular providers

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QUALITY OF LIFE

The Uvalde area is filled with an abundance of natural beauty.  The Nueces, Sabinal and  Frio Rivers flow through Uvalde County.  Three river canyons were home to many Native American Tribes, Spanish Missions.  Whether you are a nature enthusiast, enjoy hunting and fishing or just like an occasional float down a river - Uvalde County is for you. 

Each city in Uvalde County is bursting with personality, compassionate neighbors and growing businesses.  

As the hub of the county, the city of Uvalde boasts a vibrant downtown district, an abundance of retail and hotel accommodations, active civic organizations and community engagement.  

HEALTH CARE

Numerous facilities and services exist to provide quality health care to the citizens of Uvalde and the surrounding area.  This includes family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology, dental, mental/behavioral health, surgical, radiology, oncology, physical therapy, home health, assisted living, skilled nursing facilities, hospice and more.  Local access to specialty care is available to all area patients.  

Excellent ground and air emergency transportation services are also available in Uvalde County and the surrounding area. 

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POINTS OF INTEREST

Garner State Park

Texas A&M Research Center

Birding, Hunting in Uvalde County

Aviation Museum of Texas at Garner Field

Briscoe Art & Antique Collection

Briscoe Garner Museum

Cooks Slough Sanctuary & Nature Park

El Progresso Memorial Library & Museum

Janey Slaughter Briscoe Grand Opera House

Sahawe Indian Outdoor Theater

Multiple Golf Courses

Nueces, Sabinal and Frio Rivers

Concan/Frio River Canyon & Sabinal River Canyon

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