Hitchcock is a charming and historical community located in Galveston County nestled on the Texas Gulf Coast. Approximately 40 minutes from Houston, the largest city in Texas, we are plentiful with urban amenities close by. Easy access to the Houston metropolitan areas, a low cost of living, high quality of life, and a rich heritage make Hitchcock a great place to put down roots.

It is Hitchcock’s strategic location on the Texas Gulf Coast that makes it a driving economic force of opportunity for the Houston-Galveston Region. Hitchcock offers residents and businesses a small town atmosphere while providing all the modern services one expects from larger cities. Newcomers will find a friendly, charming community with a progressive outlook on the future.

The Hitchcock EDC is ready to help businesses interested in relocating with site selection, development of facility, local and state incentives, and concierge services with the City of Hitchcock for permitting, inspections and related services. If your company is growing and looking for the new perfect home, come experience the economic explosion underway in Hitchcock. A positive pro-business community with abundant benefits awaits you only 40 minutes south of Houston on the beautiful Texas Gulf Coast.


Located on the beautiful Texas Gulf Coast, Hitchcock is a prime geographic location, situated halfway between Houston and Galveston with easy access to big city amenities, recreational water activities, world leading healthcare facilities, and all available while enjoying a small town atmosphere.

Hitchcock offers businesses a proactive economic development philosophy and attitude, diverse trade areas with plentiful affordable land and/or lease space options in each area, a professional city staff, and a streamlined permitting process. The Hitchcock EDC is committed to getting you on the fast track to success.

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  • Excellent access to deep water Ports of Galveston, Texas City, Freeport, and Houston in additional to multiple Industrial Hubs
  • Access and close proximity to Rail
  • Outstanding transportation via excellent roadways to Houston, Beaumont, Freeport, Dallas, San Antonio, Corpus Christi, Louisiana, and South Texas
  • Access to Intracoastal Waterway and close proximity to Gulf of Mexico
  • Leadership is Pro-Industry, aggressive, and eager to grow
  • Workforce availability and training is the best in the country
  • Opportunity to become or utlize a Foreign Trade Zone
  • Access to numerous pipeline corridors
  • Numerous large tracts of undeveloped land at an affordable price point
  • Inexpensive cost of living and cost of doing business
  • Centrally located to everything a business needs to succeed
  • Aggressive relocation and expansion incentives
  • Site selection assistance
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Hitchcock is centrally located to multiple ports, industrial hubs, and airports that lead to strategic success for companies focused on centralized locations. The FM 2004 Corridor grants quick access to Port of Freeport, Houston, Texas City, Chocolate Bayou, and the Houston Ship Channel. We envision the Hitchcock 2004 Industrial Corridor being able to support all these locations and offer cross collateral support for larger projects involving multiple sites and organizations.

The City of Hitchcock is a proud partner with the following organizations: