Economic Development

  1. Why Do Business in Elgin?

    Elgin is Perfectly Situated. That’s the message we’re sending to firms and investors who are looking for the right place to create jobs and communities in Central Texas. Elgin is a small town that’s growing, in touch with its past and an eye on the future.

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  2. Do Business Downtown

    Economic Development in the context of historic preservation makes this growing, dynamic downtown district flexible and a variety of resources and programs are available to support your future investment.

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  3. Elgin EDC Board

    The Elgin EDC Board is responsible for administering the 1/2% sales tax for economic development for a 4B Economic Development Corporation

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  4. Comprehensive Plan

    Residents, elected and appointed officials, community leaders, and City staff actively engaged in the process of updating Elgin's Comprehensive Plan.

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  5. Economic Development & Initiatives

    Elgin takes the INITIATIVE to provide the tools needed for economic success both now and in the future.

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  6. Area Employers

    Today, Elgin is known for much more than just Bricks & Sausage, two industries which have been for decades, and remain today, solid economic foundations for the community.

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  7. Sausage Capital of Texas

    Long recognized for its Sausage and Bricks, Elgin Texas proudly bears the twin titles of the “Sausage Capital of Texas” and the “Brick Capital of the Southwest.”

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  8. Brick Capital of the Southwest

    The Southwest Brick Institute, has named "Elgin the Brick Capital of the Southwest." Elgin is the proud home to three major brick manufacturing companies.

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  9. Oldest Businesses

    In 1879 Elgin was described as a "thriving depot town" of 400. By 1884 Elgin had five general stores, two druggists, three cotton gins, and a saloon. This strong business heritage remains a part of Elgin's economy. Five of the City's oldest businesses are still in operation.

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  10. Business Directory

    List your company in the City of Elgin Business Directory. It's free and it's easy. Click on the link to the "Directory Request Form" and submit it online.

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