/ Why Lufkin

You'll Love Lufkin!

Situated in East Texas is Lufkin where companies and people feel welcomed and at home. Conveniently located near major cities like Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, and Shreveport, Lufkin benefits from connectivity, thriving industries, and small town comforts. When you choose Lufkin for business, you simultaneously choose the Lufkin lifestyle that locals love. Our city is easygoing, energetic, and driven. Our highly motivated and skilled workforce of 145,000 powers area businesses in a variety of industries like forest products, food products, manufacturing, aerospace and defense, and medical. Lufkin’s extensive history and success in lumber and industrial manufacturing combined with our natural resources have allowed Lufkin to thrive since its founding in 1882.

Lufkin At-A-Glance

  • Population: 35,510 (2019 census)
  • Labor force: 145,000
  • Daily water capacity of 74 million gallons/day (65.5 MGD surplus)
  • Located at the junction of Hwy 69 and Hwy 59 (with a daily traffic count of 30K per day)
  • Regional hub for 12 counties

An In Depth View of Foreign Trade Zones

Lufkin has officially been designated as a foreign trade zone by the US Department of Commerce!

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