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A Great Place for Business

Harlingen’s position in the rapidly growing Rio Grande Valley provides endless opportunities.
Harlingen Welcomes You!
Harlingen's unique geographic location at the heart of the Rio Grande Valley allows us to reach 1.3 million people in South Texas all within a 45-minute drive.
  • Focused Education
    Public schools and higher education targeted to the 21st-century job market.
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  • A City of Diversity
    An authentic Texas community with a high-quality, affordable lifestyle.
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  • Exceptional Workforce
    The skilled and qualified workforce to help your business succeed.
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Map of Harlingen
Crossroads of South Texas
Discover the benefits that come with doing business at the crossroads of South Texas, along the U.S./Mexico border.
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South Texas Business Hub
Uniquely positioned to reach all major points of the Valley.
Importing & Exporting Goods
Moving goods easily with our Port, Airport, and Railroad.
Free Trade International Bridge
An international bridge located just 10 miles South.
Durango-Mazatlan Highway
Great benefits from the Hwy just 20 miles South.
News Feed
Harlingen in the News
Follow our progress and see what’s happening in the community.
  • Harlingen EDC and UTRGV launch RISE Up Harlingen Pitch Competition with $65K in grants for startups
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  • Equip Harlingen grant program to support business expansion
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  • Harlingen EDC hosting one-stop-shop event to simplify business startup process
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  • Harlingen EDC sponsors Kauffman FastTrac business course, encourages entrepreneurs to apply
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Success Stories
Finding Success in Harlingen
Find out how a decision to choose Harlingen helped these companies grow their operations.
World-class opportunities for business
Harlingen’s central location in the Rio Grande Valley provides numerous business opportunities. Access to a large, trained workforce, network of interstates and highways, and proximity to the Port of Harlingen, the Free Trade International Bridge, and Valley International Airport give businesses the advantages they need to grow and thrive.