Wharton Economic Development Corporation
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Texas Small Town
Although Texas has a multitude of great places to visit, nowhere else in our Great State will you find the True Texas Experience of feeling at home, as you will in in Wharton. Texas was named after the Indian word, "Tejas", which means friendship, and when in Wharton, Texas that small town friendship is a reality.   Pulitzer Prize winner and Playwright, of To Kill A Mockingbird, Horton Foote and TV News Anchor Dan Rather were both residents of the Small Town of Wharton. Both were internationally known and have helped carve the history books of our nation.

Business ventures are welcomed as tourists join us by the bus load.  Featured stops include:

• 1889 Historic Wharton County Courthouse Wharton County Historical Museum and 20th Century Technology Museum
• Morris Ranch and Carriage House Tee Pee Motel
• Restored Southern Pacific Railroad Depot Plaza Theatre with live entertainment throughout the year
• Dinosaur Park  
Business in Small Town Texas
From Incentives to Business Assistance, the City and County can help with starting or moving your new or expanding business. Friendly Partners include: Utility Providers, Title Companies, Newspaper

Wharton is proud of our community and the people living here. Wharton has Affordable Housing and is home to Wharton County Junior College, providing plays, musicals and baseball events. The Historic Plaza Theater comes alive with community plays and the Country Club is a great place for socializing, golf and swimming. Wharton has a Regional Airport located just south of the City on Hwy 59 (Future I-69).

Herman Memorial Group is located just off Hwy 59 and Wharton has a variety of local businesses and cultural institutions.
Need more Information? please contact WEDC at 979-532-0999 with any questions you may have. We will be happy to assist you in any way we can.
Chad Odom - Executive Director
1944 North Fulton • Wharton, Texas 77488
Office: 979-532-0999
Toll Free: 866-532-0999
Fax: 979-532-5257
Email: wedc1@sbcglobal.net
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