| Bonham Economic Development Corporation
The Bonham Economic Development Corproration
(BEDCO) Board of Directors and staff join with our Mayor, City Council
and City Staff in saying 'Welcome to Bonham!" Likewise our friends
& neighbors with Fannin County, the Bonham Chamber of Commerce
and a wide-array of civic and community clubs & organizations
are also ready to roll-out the welcome mat.
You are off to a good start with your due
diligence review of what
our community has to offer whether you are
starting-up, expanding, re-locating or consolidating multiple locations
into a single efficient, cost-effective location to enhance your
business competitiveness. Bonham has plenty
of 'positives' as you work
through your checklist: excellent
network (airport - Jones Field/FOO,
highways, potential freight rail), reliable and
water, a highly
local and regional workforce,
and access to quality of
that would be the envy of any community twice our size or
larger! Bonham is located outside the DFW Metroplex air quality
Residents are encouraged to support local business with Shop Bonham First
campaigns. To see our current creation, click
* arts, culture, entertainment, low crime rate, education, healthcare
and recreational assest of all kinds!
Economic Development Corporation, BEDCO, is a "Type B" (formerly a "4B")
works to foster the creation of a favorable climate for new and
improved job opportunities by encouraging the development of business,
industry, retail and tourism. BEDCO is committed to offering new
businesses a foundation of economic growth with small town charm which,
along with it's quality
of life, makes this a community of opportunity.
Facts About Bonham...
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Bonham is the county
seat and commercial center of Fannin County and is
a "just right" size Texas community of about 10,300 (and a market
drawer of 35-40,000), located 65 miles
north-east of the Dallas - Fort Worth metro
area. Bonham is served by the
recently updated U.S. Highway 82 and State Highways 56, 78 and 121. In addition,
DFW and Love Field Airports are conveniently about an hour away.
Bonham can offer your business the following benefits:
for growth through the availability of competitively and economically
priced industrial sites and commercial buildings that would be perfect
for industrial, manufacturing or retail businesses.
- Educated work force
prepared for employment in light or heavy industry.
- Less traffic congestion
than the major metro areas, but still retaining an effective and
economic transportation system.
- Municipal Airport -
Jones Field (FOO) - with a
4,000 foot runway and 24 hour aviation gas
- Health Care- Red River
Regional Hospital and Texoma Care
- And so much more.....
have developed this website to assist you in finding what you need or
want to know about the Bonham Texas area. If you do not find the
information you desire, or if you have a suggestion on things that
could be improved, contact Steve Filipowicz, Executive Director.
Equal Opportunity Public Notification
In accordance with Federal law and the US
Department of Agriculture's policy, this institution is prohibited from
discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, or
disability (not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)
To file a complaint of discrimination,
write to: USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence
Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, or call (800)
795-3272 (voice), or (202-720-6382 TDD).