Victoria, Texas, is located 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and is within a two-hour drive of Corpus Christi, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Victoria is a regional hub for a seven county area and serves a retail trade area of over 250,000 people.
Known as the South Texas Crossroads, Victoria is located at the intersection of three major U. S. highways.
U. S. Highway 59 (future I-69) is a four-lane divided interstate quality highway extending southwest to Laredo and northeast to Houston where it meets I-10 and I-45.
U. S. Highway 77 travels north from Victoria to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex intersecting I-10, I-35, and I-37. U. S. 77 travels south via a four-lane divided highway to the Rio Grande Valley.
U. S. Highway 87 travels northeast connecting Victoria to San Antonio providing access to I-35. U. S. 87 also connects with Port Lavaca to the southeast.
Victoria is a regional transportation hub for the surrounding counties with local access to major large and small freight carriers, Victoria Regional Airport, railway terminals, the shallow draft Port of Victoria, and the deep water Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort.
The Golden Crescent area truly provides "the good life" for business with an excellent business climate and an attractive, affordable lifestyle. In Victoria, small town values survive and a sense of community permeates every activity.
Residents enjoy the best of both worlds as Victoria combines the best of city living while surrounded by the majestic beauty of Texas rolling plains. Victoria has all the amenities of larger communities including great shopping with local, regional and national merchants, an acclaimed symphony, community theater and ballet theater, museums, a12-screen cinema complex and more.
Victoria is an outdoor enthusiast's paradise with hunting, fishing, bird watching, swimming and water sports available year-round and just a short drive away. Just a few miles outside of Victoria, Saxet Lake Park offers fishing, swimming and picnic areas in a lovely 95-acre park setting. Just a few miles further south of town, families from throughout the state enjoy a wonderful variety of outdoor recreation opportunities at Coleto's 190-acre park and reservoir.
For those wanting to enjoy a weekend in the big city, Victoria is located less than 2 hours away from four major metropolitan communities; Austin, Houston, San Antonio and Corpus Christi.
Check out these Victoria Links!
Victoria Economic Development Corporation
Victoria Chamber of Commerce
City of Victoria