Welcome to Sanger Economic Development Corporation

Sanger, Texas was established in 1886 as a stop along the Santa Fe railroad. Characterized as a small farming community, it was known for its cattle, wheat and corn. Located less than an hour outside of Dallas and Fort Worth, Sanger is now a thriving community that offers its residents the best of both worlds: big city opportunities combined with small-town charm. 

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Sanger Facts

  • Sanger Fact 1

    The town has had three names: New Bolivar, Huling and in 1887 it received its present name, SANGER, in honor of the Sanger family, founders of Sanger Bros., later Sanger-Harris department store in Dallas. 

  • Sanger Fact 2

    Sanger has more than 800 acres of land available for industrial development located right along I-35.

  • Sanger Fact 3

    Sanger is 50 miles from Downtown Dallas and Fort Worth, and 38 miles from DFW Airport.

  • Sanger Fact 4

    University of North Texas and Texas Woman’s University are only 15 minutes from Sanger.

  • Sanger Fact 5

    Ray Roberts Lake State Park is 3 miles away from Sanger.

  • Sanger Fact 6

    Sanger ISD serves 2,700 students.

  • Sanger Fact 7

    The retail trade area for Sanger is 23,000.

  • Sanger Facts 8

    Sanger is one of the few cities that has both a Type A and Type B Corporation.

  • Sanger Fact 9

    Median household income is $50,288.

Why Sanger?

Pro-business attitude
Prime location
Access to highway and rail
Development opportunities
Great quality of life
Outstanding school system

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