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1. Location, Location, Location. We are close to Dallas, but far enough away to enjoy an unsurpassed quality of life.  Just an hours drive from Dallas and 30 minutes from two interstates.  Within 100 miles of Athens an estimated 7.6 million people live and work. more...



This morning, the Athens EDC approved incentives to bring California's HVAC Manufacturing to the city -- along with some good paying jobs. Here is our interview with AEDC Executive Director Lisa Denton on the issue ... and we will have a full story later today.

Posted by Henderson County Now on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

New manufacturing company coming to Athens! find out more

AEDC Makes HVAC's Move From CA to Athens Possible
Read more in Fly The Flag, Texas 


     If you're looking for a great place to visit, call home, or do business, then you really should consider Athens, Texas.  Athens is blessed with beautiful country that provides our residents with opportunities for unlimited outdoor recreation.  Boating, fishing, water sports, and camping are just out our backdoor...and our front door for that matter!   Athens continues to grow even in these tough economic times.   The City of Athens grew 12.5 % in the last ten years while Henderson County grew 7.2% since the 2000 U.S. Census.  Athens retail sales have increased the last two years showing that our economy is resilient and growing.  We are proud to call Athens home and we look forward to meeting you.

     If your business is looking to expand or relocate please let us know.  We want to help!  You can contact AEDC’s director, Lisa R. Denton, by telephone at (903) 675-4617 or by email at info@AthensTexasEDC.com.

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