The City of Huntsville, Texas has a rich history dating back to its founding in 1835. As one of the oldest cities in Texas, Huntsville retains many natural and historic resources to enjoy. Huntsville residents appreciate the hometown hospitality.
The natural resources, and growing art community has helped the Huntsville to earn designations as a Texas Main Street City and State Cultural District.
Huntsville is located along a prime area of the Interstate 45 corridor within the Texas Triangle, the area of Texas outlined by the metropolitan areas of Austin, Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston. This location provides convenient access to the largest cities in the state all while maintaining a charming sense of community for citizens.
Huntsville is also home to Sam Houston State University, one of the fastest growing universities in the state. Enrollment of students to Sam Houston State helps to provide a continuous pool of talent for the workforce. Significant employers in the area include the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville Independent School District, Huntsville Memorial Hospital and Walmart.