City of Waco Economic Development - Waco, Texas
Economic development opportunities and resources in Waco, Texas.

  • Waco...A Formula for Business Success City of Waco Economic Development Educated Workforce Waco is home to one university and two colleges: Baylor University McLennan Community College Texas State Technical College Transportation Waco Regional Airport Flying Waco has never been easier

  • American Eagle flies from Waco to the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and Continental Connection flies to Houston - Bush International Airport

  • Waco Transit Central Texas Trailways and Greyhound Trailways bus lines both serve the Waco area through Waco's newly constructed Intermodal Transportation Center

  • Incentives Waco-McLennan County Economic Development Corporation This corporation uses County and City funds to assist companies in the facilitation of capital investment and job creation for the Waco/McLennan County area

  • Waco Industrial Foundation - The foundation itself is a nonprofit corporation governed by a 24-member board of volunteer directors

  • The foundation cooperates with the Waco-McLennan County Economic Development Corporation to tailor incentive packages for companies in the districts

  • Central Location on I-35 Infrastructure Broadband Waco is served by two fiber-optic broadband networks, Time Warner and Grande Communications

    Handbook of Texas Online: Waco
    History of Waco, Texas.


  • Waco is in central McLennan County about seventy miles south of Dallas near the confluence of the Brazos and Bosque rivers

  • The city is built on the site of an ancient agricultural village of Waco Indians

  • About 1830 a group of Cherokee Indians moved into the area and drove the Wacos from the village

  • 2 on a small tributary of Tehuacana Creek, eight miles south of the old Waco village ( see TORREY TRADING HOUSES)

  • A log smithy was erected at the present site of East Waco in 1846 by Jesse Sutton, a blacksmith

  • Chambers qv sold a two-league grant of land, including the old Waco village site, to John S

  • The property owners had earlier chosen Lamartine as the name of the new town, but Erath was successful in persuading them to call it Waco Village

  • When McLennan County was organized in 1850, Waco Village was selected as the county seat after De Cordova and his partners in the Waco townsite donated free lots in the town for public purposes

  • By 1852 the town had Methodist and Baptist churches, and in 1854, when the town was growing rapidly, George Lambdin began publishing the Waco Era , the town's first newspaper

    Handbook of Texas Online:
    Current and historical information about McLennan County.

  • Waco, the county seat, is on the Brazos River at the intersection of Interstate Highway 35 and U.S Highway 84, ninety miles south of Dallas and 100 miles north of Austin

  • The county's center lies three miles west of Waco at 31°33' north latitude and 97°12' west longitude

  • In 1824 the Indian village at Waco had 500 to 600 residents, but it was abandoned by the mid-1830s

  • A temporary ranger station called Fort Fisher was built near the former Waco Indian village in February 1837, but it was abandoned in June of that year

  • The Republic of Texas qv tried to establish local government in the region in 1842 by establishing a judicial district known as Waco County, but later that year the Texas Supreme Court declared such counties unconstitutional

  • Plans for a permanent townsite at the former Waco Indian village were made in 1848, when Jacob Raphael de Cordova qv and several others became involved in a project to sell land in the area at a dollar an acre

  • Erath, qv one of the surveyors for the project, suggested Waco Village as the name of the settlement, in honor of the previous inhabitants

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    Local tools, links, sports for the area.

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    Housing Authority news, reports, and contact information.

  • Introduction The Waco Housing Authority and Affiliates Has Property For Sale Click For Detailed Information Attention City of Waco Housing Authority Section 8 List will open June 20, 2006 Applications for Section 8 Rental Assistance Program will be accepted between the hours of 8:30 a.m

  • on Monday through Friday at the central office located at 4400 Cobbs Drive, Waco, Texas 76703-0978 254-752-0324 We Have Added New Areas To Our Web Page, Thanks For Visiting Welcome to the Housing Authority of the City of Waco, Texas Home Page

  • The Waco Housing Authority is committed to providing decent, safe and sanitary housing to the residents of Waco, Texas and the surrounding areas

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  • Go to the Yesterday | KWTX Waco police served a warrant charging attempted capital murder Monday on Tony Swinnie, 34, in connection with the brutal beating of Waco liquor store owner Martha Jane Ezra, 62, who was struck in the head with ..

  • Thursday Aug 3 | Waco Tribune-Herald A brutal attack at a North Waco liquor store sent a 60-year-old woman to intensive care Thursday afternoon and left nearby merchants and neighbors shaken

  • Friday Aug 4 | KWTX 'A fire that broke out late Friday afternoon in a North Waco neighborhood damaged two homes

  • Sensitivity Trainer 5 min Sensitivity Trainer 9 min Sensitivity Trainer 28 min dr renntiger 52 min Skeptic 1 hr | Wednesday Aug 2 | KWTX 'A 20-year-old Central Thursday Aug 3 | KWTX The Waco Metropolitan Planning Organization will have the first of a series of three public meetings Thursday as it seeks input on how to pay for the area's transportation needs for the next 25 years

  • Sunday | KWTX 'A 24-year-old Waco woman was arrested over the weekend after police discovered she had left her two young children home alone while she went to a bar

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    City of Woodway, Texas - Main Page
    A master planned community which adjoins Lake Waco. Official city site includes
    job openings, contact information, budgets, meeting agendas, and community news.

  • From some of the highest points in McLennan County, Woodway offers breathtaking views of Lake Waco and the valley below

  • The 'City of Choice' in Central Texas, Woodway's location and opportunities are attractive to both families and businesses looking for a home in the greater Waco area

  • Highway 84, a major gateway and travel corridor into the City of Waco

  • The largest, Woodway Park, provides access to Lake Waco

  • E xcellent schools are available in Woodway, as the City is served by two public school systems, Midway and Waco

  • The Texas State Technical College System is headquartered in Waco, offering highly specialized two-year degrees in 47 programs of technical study

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    Welcome to Hewitt, Texas
    Hewitt, Texas, a growing community located five miles south of Waco, has an active
    Chamber of Commerce and available sites for retail, light industry and ...

  • Enjoy the benefits of country living combined with the activities of nearby Waco


    City of San Benito
    Municipal site. Includes links to all city utilities and services, as well as an
    informational page on the city and the surrounding area.

    Greater Waco Chamber of Commerce
    Resource for economic development in the Greater Waco area.

  • Greater Waco Strategic Economic Development Plan The Greater Waco Economic Development Strategic Plan outlines the Chamber's goals.To download the Executive Summary, click

  • The Summer 06 issue of the Waco Chamber & Business Quarterly is available

  • 24 Waco Convention Center Bum Phillips, former head coach of the Houston Oilers, will be the guest speaker

  • The event also is sponsored by the Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau, Instar, First City Financial, Richard Karr Buick/Pontiac/GMC, Northern & Nye, Members Choice Federal Credit Union, KWTX, ESPN 1660, American Guaranty Title, SportClips and Greg May Honda

  • Economic Announcements Waco named home of the top manufacturing deal in the South by Southern Business & Development magazine

  • Texas Real Estate Business included the Waco Industrial Market as its Texas Snapshot in the April 2006 issue

  • Sanderson Farms to build new processing facility and hatchery in Waco

  • Caterpillar returns, opens new work tools facility in Waco The Dwyer Group completes 15, 000 square foot expansion Waco is quickly becoming a center for aviation

    Waco, Texas
    General information about Waco and area interests.

  • Waco Population - 113, 726 Altitude - 427 Waco's oldest suspension bridge was the nations largest when it was built back in 1870 General - One of Texas’ major cities, Waco is located in a rich agricultural region of the Brazos river Valley

  • The beautiful large, cold springs on the Brazos river were long popular with the Waco Indians

  • A Renewed Western movement and the Chisholm Trail through Waco brought another boom to Waco - and frontier wildness that nicknamed the town "Six-shooter Junction"

  • Today, Waco is known for educational, cultural and recreational facilities

  • Art Center Waco - Features rotating exhibits of various stuff including paintings, sculptures, woodcarvings, pottery, and macramé

  • Dr Pepper Museum - A fountain drink mixed in the Old Corner Drug Store in the 1880’s was dubbed a "Waco" by early patrons because it could not be found outside the city of Waco

  • Lazenby, Waco beverage chemist and patron of the drug store, became interested in the new drink and began extensive research

  • Earle sold the mansion in 1872 to her brother, General Thomas Harrison, one of Waco’s six confederate generals


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    WACO Federal Credit Union - Home Page
    Information about qualifications for membership, and loans and savings accounts,
    with online account access for members.

  • WACO Federal Credit Union - Home Page OUR MISSION is to provide a safe and financially sound institution where members can invest their savings with peace of mind and assurance that their financial needs will be met with ethical and responsible, friendly service

  • Present members, and those who join Waco Federal in the future; will be the object of the ever present pledge of 'People Helping People' and will experience the unique privilege of belonging to Waco Federal Credit Union

  • To qualify for membership you must be employed by: The city of Waco McLennan County Appraisal District Waco Transit H.O.T

  • Regional Mental Health/Mental Retardation Family Practice Center Brazos River Authority Reebok Manufacturing Waco Citizens Newspaper Park Plaza Nursing Home Praco Pawn Shop Renschler Communications Library Binding Company New Beginning Club (age 55 or older living in McLennan County) Persons retired as pensioners from any of the above employment Spouses of persons who died while within the field of membership Law Office of Gary Cunha Members of immediate families of all the above or anyone who lives, works or goes to school in McLennan County

    Waco Attractions, Waco, Texas
    Area attractions and museum information provided by the Waco Convention and
    Visitors Bureau.

  • Visitor info in: Waco Attractions Waco's attractions and museums will suit any taste and budget

  • Spend some time and see what Waco's attractions are all about! Click on a link to the right to view more information about each attraction

  • Attraction News CardioKayaks: New to Waco is the CardioKayaks program! The program, which is divided into two parts, allows participants to become physically fit while enjoying the great outdoors

  • To register for classes, call the City of Waco's Parks & Recreation Department at (254) 750-5980

  • A new vineyard and winery called has opened in the Waco area

  • Attractions: Historic Homes: Waco Riverbend Park:

    Official Waco, Texas Tourism Information - Hotels, Attractions ...
    Complete travel information including attractions, accommodations, restaurants,
    recreation, and calendar of events.

  • There have been several name changes at Waco hotels recently

  • We keep up with all of them! Visitor info in: WELCOME Welcome to Waco - the home of Texas hospitality! Located on I-35 between Dallas and Austin, Waco is famous for its taste of Texas history and hospitality

  • Waco's 18 museums and attractions offer a unique, relaxing getaway from big city hustle and bustle

  • Waco's is one of the largest municipal parks in the state of Texas, making it a favorite for visitors wishing to sample Texas nature and wildlife

  • Waco is also the location of several unique events in Texas history, making its museums popular attractions for visitors

  • Waco museums feature the the, the and several more

  • For a true taste of Texas, visit Waco today! Attractions: Historic Homes: Waco Riverbend Park:

    Waco, Texas (76701) Conditions & Forecast : Weather Underground
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  • 18 NEW Stickers! Multiple Styles to Choose From Display Current conditions Waco, TX 82 °F / 28 °C Clear at 3:51 AM CDT (Click for forecast) 5-Day Forecast for ZIP Code 76701 Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday 100° F | 77° F 38° C | 25° C 98° F | 76° F 37° C | 24° C 98° F | 74° F 37° C | 23° C 98° F | 73° F 37° C | 23° C 99° F | 73° F 37° C | 23° C Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Chance of T-storms 20% chance of precipitation Partly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Today is forecast to be nearly the same temperature as yesterday

    City of Lacy Lakeview, Texas, USA - Official Web Site
    Includes business and school news, city government, events, directory of businesses,
    and detailed city history.

  • City Departments General Information Links City of Lacy Lakeview 501 E Craven Waco , TX 76705 (254) 799-2458 Fax (254) 799-6265 Emergencies: 9-1-1 Welcome to the official Web site for the City of Lacy Lakeview

    Chapter 59 of The Experimental Aircraft Association,Waco Texas ...
    Complete details on the chapter, including history, by_laws, members, and photographs.

  • Typically, there are smaller TFRs for the president's arrival and departure from Waco


  • Because we are a LAWRS facility, TSTC Tower personnel call the hourly weather to FTW AFSS and to Waco Approach Control

  • Central Texas and specifically the Waco area is rapidly becoming the hub of aviation in the southwest

  • For Waco regional chart use WAC or type in the local zipcode, 76705

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    CNN/SI - Waco - 2002
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