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The Terrell Difference

Small town charm with unlimited growth opportunities

Family walking over a bridge in a local park

Why choose Terrell? There are a number of reasons that businesses and residents have chosen to make Terrell their home, with a great location, friendly community, and strong pro-business leadership. 

Ideal Location

Located 25 miles east of downtown Dallas, at the crossing of US 80 and IH 20, Terrell has everything your company needs to grow and prosper. Terrell’s ideal location provides easy access to the DFW area and its surrounding cities, Love Field and DFW International Airports, along with big-city amenities. 

Immediate Access                   

  • Interstate 20

  • US Hwy 80

  • SH 34 

  • SH 205/FM148 

Close Proximity

  • Interstate 30

  • US Hwy 175

A Progressive Community

Terrell is a small town that prioritizes its residents and businesses. As a progressive community with deep Texas roots and American ideals, Terrell possesses a small-town charm, solid values, and strong Texas work ethic, which provide a stellar quality of life for our residents. Our friendly neighborhoods, historic downtown, thriving business parks, and variety of cultural and recreational activities paired with our low cost of living make Terrell a great place to live and raise a family.

Terrell is Pro-Business

Plenty of shovel-ready sites are available for business in Terrell, including 4 to 70 acre sites in the dynamic Mike Cronin and Airport Business Parks, enterprise zones, and the largest rural TIF in Texas with over 4.7 million square feet of mixed-use development opportunities in the 4,500-acre TIF District.

Pro-business leadership is strong in Terrell. Leaders from Kaufman County, Terrell ISD, the Chamber, the Economic Development Corporation, and other large corporations join forces to work together for the good of the community. The Terrell EDC also helps further business growth with one of the most aggressive incentive programs in the state of Texas, including incentive packages and grants, to name a few.