The GEDC invests in projects that grow the economy and create jobs in Giddings, Texas. We are aggressively pro-business with a proven track record of helping businesses bring projects in on time and under budget. Click the map below to see the projects we have supported and how they have positively impacted our community.
Giddings Offers Access to Education
Being located just 55 minutes from Austin has significant advantages - including access to some of the best educational institutions in the country. Local companies benefit from being able to recruit graduating students, while also having the ability to send current employees for additional workforce training. For example, Austin Community College and Blinn College have campuses within 30 minutes of Giddings and both offer opportunities to upskill current workers in addition to putting them on a certificate or degree path. For masters and doctoral level programs, the University of Texas Austin, Texas A&M and the University of Houston are all within 1 ½ hours.
Within 30 minutes
Austin Community College - Elgin & Austin
Blinn College - Brenham
Within 1 Hour
University of Texas - Austin
St. Edward's University - Austin
Concordia University - Austin
Texas A&M - College Station
Within 1 1/2 - 2 Hours
Houston Community College
University of Houston
Texas State University - San Marcos