Key Messaging

Vision Statement
Corsicana, Texas will continue to grow, prosper and be recognized across the state as a city rich in heritage where community is as important as business, city events mean as much as city hall and our people’s accomplishments are the definition of our progress.

Mission Statement
To engage others in recognizing our community’s ideal location, the resources of our citizens and our potential in vocation, recreation, education and destination.

Positioning Statement
Corsicana is to this state, what Texas is to our country. In this community, residents and business owners will find growing opportunities, rewarding education, premier arts and entertainment, easy access to big cities and above all, a place to call home.


Why Corsicana:

Business Growth
Corsicana’s region and residents provide business and industry a centrally located place to flourish and experience results. With an energized work force in a city less than an hour from Dallas, Corsicana provides opportunity for any organization in a city that will both welcome a company and help it surpass its goals, both fiscally and within a community.

Competitive Advantages
Corsicana provides both opportunity and an ideal location with available real estate for business relocation and construction, a viable work force looking for career growth and stability, proximity to large cities and a rich heritage that resonates throughout the community. This can be seen and felt in the residents, business owners and civic leaders who are all dedicated to realizing the true potential Corsicana has to offer.

Sense of Heritage
Corsicana is a community with a proud history and living heritage. The birthplace of the Texas oil industry, Corsicana has maintained strong ties to its past while continuing to look forward and invigorating its people who still make Corsicana a
thriving place of opportunity.

Individual Impact
Business owners, current residents and civic leaders have the benefit of a smaller town to get involved. While maximizing its potential, Corsicana leverages a central location, people and opportunity in diverse industries, as a focused group of citizens that takes pride in making the best of its home.

Close-knit Community
Corsicana is a diverse city where you are welcomed and warmly greeted. From the board room to city hall to your home, residents and commuting workers alike understand this is a community of promise, faith, friendship and family.


Industry Positioning Statements:

Arts & Culture
You may be surprised to know Corsicana is home to the second largest planetarium in the state, one of the nation’s premier Civil War museums, a restored vaudeville theatre or an interactive village dedicated to the city’s pioneering times. It’s true. From the Cook Center Planetarium, the Pearce Museum’s Civil War & Western Art Collections, the restored Palace Theatre and Corsicana’s Pioneer Village, our community effectively uses the past, present and future to engage its residents and attract visitors from near and far.

Outdoor & Recreation
Corsicana takes pride in the many opportunities both residents and visitors can enjoy. From relaxing with the family in a community park, catching an outdoor theatrical presentation or even an overnight campout on the shore of one of its awardwinning lakes, including Texas’ third-largest, this is a community with many recreational areas to enjoy with family and friends.

Attractions & Destinations
Corsicana has a rich tradition of offering a wide range of attractions that span all ages, cultures and appetites. Whether you’re looking for nationally famous entertainment at the 1921 restored vaudeville Palace or the 35-year-old Warehouse community theater, craving internationally renowned tastes from the Collin Street Bakery or Russell Stover Candies, or wanting a quiet time with family and friends at local restaurant favorites, Corsicana merges a variety of interests with local flare.

Downtown Development
A walk through downtown Corsicana is a walk through history. The classic features of its original brick streets blend in with new attractions of neighborhood restaurants, entertainment, antique shopping and loft apartment living, creating a community feel all its own. With room to expand, new businesses can take advantage of the vibrant downtown activity and
current development incentives.

Economic Development
Imagine being less than an hour from two major markets, yet relaxing in the heart of a small town. Small business owners and corporate leaders enjoy that reality in Corsicana, which benefits from a regional transportation hub and can leverage
an emerging labor force ready to make a difference. By strengthening our assets, effectively communicating them and positioning the city for future development, Corsicana is a community where business thrives.

Recognized Education
Corsicana’s educational system – from its school district to higher education at Navarro College – is recognized for its higher standards of education, progressive curriculum and expanded educational opportunities. Educational systems in Corsicana and throughout Navarro County have achieved high recognition yet still focus on improved excellence. Understanding the education of its youth is one of the most important factors to the future.

Community Interaction
Among its many unique features, Corsicana continues to set itself apart by having a community that is recognized for its philanthropy and charitable involvement. The community widely volunteers for large events, such as Derrick Days or the seasonal Parade of Lights, and gives day-to-day support to local charities, such as VOICE. With an active faith base and dedicated residents, Corsicana is positioned to move in the right direction to be the ideal location to live and work.

Infrastructure
As the county seat of Navarro County, Corsicana provides a sustainable infrastructure with three converging railway systems, a natural gas pipeline system and an electrical grid capable of supporting large businesses. The city also offers convenient access to a major transportation network via Interstate 45, State Highways 31 and 22, and U.S. 287. Corsicana is actively enhancing its visual charm to showcase its unique features and amenities by improving its entry points.

Regional Medical Hub
Corsicana is a regional medical hub with physicians trained at top-ranked national programs who offer a broad array of medical services and specialties. In addition to Corsicana’s excellent private practices, Navarro Regional Hospital provides tens of thousands in the region with premium options for acute and primary health care and is recognized for quality by the Texas Medical Foundation Health Quality Institute.

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