City of Eastland is located in Eastland County in Central Texas,
on the east by Erath County, on the north by Stephens and Palo
Pinto counties, on the west by Callahan County, and on the south by
Brown and Comanche counties. The County was named for Capt. William
Mosby Eastland, who died in the Texas Revolution. Eastland, the county
seat, is located on Interstate Highway 20 in the north central part of
the county, some ninety five miles west of Fort Worth and fifty five
miles east of Abilene. Eastland's current population base is estimated
PDF ► 2008 Eastland
PDF ► 2008 Eastland
Eastland Employment and Work Sector
Eastland depends on the trade and services sectors.
Eastland has a sizeable manufacturing and construction sector base which
boosts local income levels
The City of Eastland is committed to raising employment levels in the
area, and has targeted “higher paying” job opportunities for it’s
Eastland has quality air and no traffic congestion.
Eastland has a large available employee base, supplemented by a
multi-county drawing area. In addition, companies in Eastland have
access to additional highly skilled workers located in the Dallas and
Fort Worth Metroplex. Texas is a right-to-work state with only 7% of all
workers unionized. Only three other states have
fewer unionized workers than Texas.
Travel Time to Eastland and
strategically located on Interstate 20 mid-range between Abilene and the
Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex, which allows excellent just-in-time
delivery to Southwest markets. Additionally, Eastland’s regional retail
sector is poised for steady growth.
No location between El Paso
and Dallas offers better market growth potential than Eastland!
Nearby counties moving toward Eastland at lighting pace:
(Estimated growth rate percentages
over past 10 years)
Brown (Brownwood) 10%
Wise (Decatur) 40.7%
Hood (Granbury) 41.8%
Johnson (Cleburne) 30.5%
Palo Pinto (Mineral Wells) 7.9%
Parker (Weatherford) 36.6%
Eastland residents work in the local area, as average
commute time is 13.5 minutes.
Much lower than other surrounding cities.