slide1Great Texas History
Waller County remains the last great frontier in the Houston area.
slide2World class companies.
Waller County is home to Igloo Products Corporation.
slide3Small towns, big ideas.
Just another day in the country. You will enjoy the great communities.
slide3First class aviation
We are home to Houston Executive Airport.

Welcome to Waller County


A great rural Texas community.

Waller County is part of the Houston metro area and the nine counties that comprise the Houston MSA. Adjacent to the west side of Harris County, we offer the best in a wholesome rural lifestyle, complete with the world famous Texas Bluebonnets, while at the same time, we are just a short commute from the nation's fourth largest city (download map).

This combination offers residents a quality lifestyle and businesses a great opportunity for growth. Houston is one of the most dynamic regions in the country with one of the largest and most educated workforces in the nation. As a part of the region, Waller County Economic Development Partnership works closely with groups like the Greater Houston Partnership to help create opportunities throughout the area.

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WCEDP Wins Prestigious state Award

We are proud to announce that the Waller County Economic Development Partnership was an award recipient for the 2013 & 2015 Texas Economic Development Council's annual Community and Economic Development Awards. The CEDA awards are in recognition of excellence in economic development. With only five given each year this is a significant statewide recognition. Learn more about TEDC.


Relocating or Expanding Your Business


Resources to help your business.

Let us help plan your next move. If you are considering moving your business to Waller County, or expanding an existing business, please call us before purchasing your land or starting construction. There are many programs available to help businesses, but most require that you apply before starting construction. A short visit with us will help you to avoid pitfalls and optimize any available programs for which you may qualify.

In addition, please visit our Permits and Construction page for specific information on what you need before starting construction. Otherwise give us a call at 979-921-9059 and we will be glad to help.

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WCEDP article series on economic development

Articles on Economic Development

The WCEDP wants the public to be informed about the role and benefit of economic development within the community. To facilitate this, we have started a series of articles designed to inform and educate the public about economic development activities.

These articles are available here on the web site, or you can sign up for our public email list to receive them directly.

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WCEDP at a Glance


Serving the community since 2002.

The Waller County Economic Development Partnership was started in 2002. As a response to the westward expansion of Houston and as a way to prepare for growth. We are here to support quality existing businesses and those interested in moving to the area. Like most economic development groups, we are looking for quality companies considering relocating, or current businesses needing to expand within the region. In fact, our partnership with the local Small Business Development Center can even help get new companies started.

Comprised of business and community leaders and economic development professionals, the WCEDP understands the difficulties in selecting just the right site for your future. Because we understand the process, our seasoned staff of economic development professionals and partners can help you make a good decision about your next move. Our services are free and include helping you locate the best incentives, location, and support you need for planning your next move. So whether you have an established business, or just getting started, we want you to know that we are open for business.

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