Longview Area

Business Climate

  • Major Business Clusters: Manufacturing, Transportation

  • Major Employers: Dana Corporation, Eastman Chemical, Komatsu, Trinity Rail

Metro Area/Talent

  • Region Population: 238,562

  • Workforce Population: 98,000

  • Higher Education: Kilgore College, Le Tourneau University


  • Interstate Highways: I-20

  • Airport: East Texas Regional Airport

  • Railroad Carriers (Class I): Union Pacific Railroad

  • Foreign Trade Zones: One - No. 234 Gregg County

Counties and Quick Links

Gregg County: Longview

Other Counties: Rusk County, Upshur County

Sources: Metropolitan Areas, Office of the Governor Economic Development & Tourism, Texas Health and Human Services, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas Workforce Commission