Life In Jacksonville

Jacksonville is positioned for success offering the perfect balance of country lifestyle with urban convenience. Proximity to multiple major cities makes doing business in several markets manageable.

Located at the intersection of US 69 and US 79, the city of Jacksonville has a population of approximately 15,000 and nearly 28,000 in its zip code. As the largest city (by population) in Cherokee County, Jacksonville serves as a regional-hub for large employers and manufacturers along with retailers and restaurants.

Business Grows Here

A strong and prosperous manufacturing base continues to call Jacksonville home. The community’s location coupled with an available workforce, attractive labor rates, development-friendly processes and codes, abundant natural resources, and sound infrastructure and utilities make manufacturing in Jacksonville a homerun. The presence of manufacturers and supporting services in the plastics, copper, and timber industries continue to attract new investment.


Families Thrive Here

East Texas is a “hidden gem” offering a fantastic environment to raise a family and escape the hustle and bustle of the big city. Outdoor activities are abundant in Jacksonville providing something for everyone.  Rural living encompasses leisure time on the golf course, boating and fishing on Lake Jacksonville, 30-mile scenic views at Love’s Lookout, zip lining and much more. Residents and visitors benefit from an abundance of retail and restaurant options ranging from Walmart to boutiques and specialty retailers in the historic downtown. Frequent community gatherings, events, and Friday night football make it easy to establish life-long connections with the great people of Jacksonville.