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Plainview, TX

Located less than an hour from Lubbock and home to low taxes, inexpensive energy, and a growing and supportive business climate, Plainview, Texas, is worthy of serious consideration for your business and industry expansion. Plainview is the county seat of Hale County, where the cities of Hale Center, Abernathy, and Petersburg also reside. With a 2010 Census population of just over 22,000, Plainview has enough of a small town feel for its residents to feel close and connected but the amenities and resources of nearby Lubbock. Wayland Baptist University is a four-year, private Christian college that boasts over 3,000 students, and their women’s basketball team, the Flying Queens, were just inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame. South Plains College also has a branch in the city of Plainview. An aggressive and supportive business climate, low taxes, inexpensive energy and enviable logistics make the Plainview / Hale County Community worthy of serious consideration for your business and industry expansion.

For more information, check out About Plainview-Hale County 2019 and Plainview, Texas information card.

Who Else is in Hale County?

City of Hale Center, TX

City of Hale Center, TX

City of Abernathy, TX

City of Abernathy, TX

City of Petersburg, TX

City of Petersburg, TX

NEWS

Plainview ISD receives $10,000 EDC Grant

Plainview Herald Friday Nov. 1st, 2019 Plainview ISD accepted a $10,000 check from the Plainview/Hale County Economic Development Corporation during the EDC’s quarterly board meeting on Tuesday. The American Welding Society predicts a severe shortage of welders within...

Fox receives top award from The High Ground of Texas

Fox receives top award from The High Ground of Texas By Plainview Herald, Plainview Herald Published 1:30 pm CDT, Wednesday, October 30, 2019 Executive Director of the Plainview/Hale County Economic Development Corporation Mike Fox was presented with the Top Gun Award...

California Company Expands to Plainview

Plainview/Hale Co. EDC 1906 W. 5th Street Plainview, TX 79072 January 8, 2019 Contact: Mike Fox, 806-296-7431, michael.fox@plainviewedc.org California Company Expands to Plainview Plains Star, LLC, a subsidiary of Lawley’s Inc., recently purchased the ADM Milling...

WBU Revising Spark Program

Author: Ellysa Harris, Plainview Herald Published 8:44 am CDT, Monday, October 29, 2018   WBU officials were presented with a check by the Hale County-Plainview Economic Development Corporation during the EDC’s quarterly meeting Friday. L to R: Kevin Torres, WBU;...

Western Equipment new Tenet for Business Park

Western Equipment, the local John Deere dealership, is the first tenant of the new Plainview-Hale County Business Park. That announcement was made Tuesday by representatives of the Plainview-Hale County Economic Development Corp., along with county and city officials...

Xcel and Wind Energy

Much of the electricity generated over the next 30 years by Hale Wind Project will remain local instead of being sent to ERCOT or other power grids, thanks to a deal announced Tuesday by Xcel Energy. Xcel Energy projects it can save Texas-New Mexico customers $2.8...

Conrad Lofts

Author: City of Plainview Plainview Herald State approves Housing Tax Credits for Hilton Hotel restoration From City of Plainview Plainview Herald The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs voted at their board meeting Thursday and have approved MRE...

EDC Stays Busy

Author: Plainview Herald Economic development efforts not slowing for summer By DOUG McDONOUGH dmcdonough@hearstnp.com Plainview Herald Rather than taking a break for vacation, Mike Fox told Hale County commissioners Monday that local economic development efforts are...

Business Park Million Dollar Grant

Author: City of Plainview Plainview Herald Industrial park to benefit from $1 million federal grant By DOUG McDONOUGH dmcdonough@hearstnp.com Plainview Herald The U.S. Economic Development Administration has awarded $1 million to the City of Plainview and Hale County...

Cargill sells Plainview Plant

Cargill to sell Plainview beef plant site Author: Doug McDonough/Plainview Herald Although idle for the past two years, there’s still activity at Cargill’s beef processing plant today with buses still shuttling local residents on a daily bases to jobs at Cargill’s...

South Plains College

SPC-Plainview receives development grant Author: Doug McDonough/Plainview Herald Plainview/Hale County Economic Development Executive Director Mike Fox (left) presents South Plains College President Dr. Kelvin Sharp, Workforce Development Coordinator-Plainview Paul...

Dawn of a New Industry

Author: Doug McDonough- The Plainview Herald Plainview Herald Posted: Thursday, March 26, 2015 10:33 am The first rays of a new dawn on Thursday outlines the crane awaiting to lift the initial shipment of wind turbine blades from specially-designed rail cars onto...

New Wind Distribution Center

Author: DOUG McDONOUGH dmcdonough@hearstnp.com Plainview Herald With more than 4,000 megawatts of wind turbines to be installed within an 100-mile radius by the end of 2017, Kreigh Valkenaar of Southlake-based Transportation Technology Services says Plainview was the...

New Toyota Store Boosts Building Permits…

Author: Doug McDonough Weeks after ground was broken for the new Reagor-Dykes Toyota at 1220 S. I-27, the newly issued building permit for the project caused construction values for November to soar. To read the full article click here.

Xcel energizes Kiser Substation

Author: Doug McDonough Xcel Energy has put its new Kiser Substation online, which will boost electrical resources available to Plainview and the immediate area. To read more click here.

2000 Wind Turbines on the Horizon

Author: Doug McDonough Plainview and Hale County are set to become a major hub in wind energy development with more than 2,000 turbines in the region producing an estimated 4,072 MW of electrical power. To read the complete article click here.

Wind Shifts County Economy

Author: Ryan Crowe - Plainview Herald Special Projects Coordinator The commissioners heard an update on road development and the state of construction from the Plain View Orchard Wind Farm group. Group spokesman, attorney Joe Heflin, gave the commissioners an update...

New Transmission Line in Hale County

Author: Sharyland Utilities Sharyland Utilities is proposing a new 345 kilo-volt (kV) transmission line that will connect the current Antelope Station in Hale County, Texas, to the new White River substation that will be built by Sharyland in Floyd County, Texas....

Wal-Mart Updates Freight ID System

Author: HOMER MARQUEZ - Herald News Editor Wal-Mart is here to stay and a huge investment to expand its local distribution center is proof, with new General Manager Eric Hudson revealing plans to add on to the Plainview facility. “Currently we’re under construction to...

Nut Plant gets Initial Approval

Author: JESSICA THORNTON The 55-acre annexation of Andalusia Nuts into the city limits was approved by the Plainview City Council Tuesday on the first reading. The business, based out of Houston, requested to be annexed into the city and will be operating in the...