Texarkana Area

Business Climate

  • Major Business Clusters: Food Processing, Manufacturing

  • Major Employers: AECOM/URS, Cooper Tire & Rubber, Domtar, International Paper Company, Red River Army Depot, Southern Refrigerated Transport

Metro Area/Talent

  • Region Population: 94,579

  • Workforce Population: 62,200

  • Higher Education: Texarkana College, Texas A&M University - Texarkana


  • Interstate Highway: I-30

  • Railroad Carriers (Class I): Kansas City Southern, Union Pacific Railroad

  • Foreign Trade Zones: One - No. 258 Bowie County

Counties and Quick Links

Metropolitan Area: TexAmericas Center

Other Counties: Bowie County

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