About the Community

Seguin is a community rich in history and culture. Founded in 1838 by Texas Rangers and named in honor of Colonel Juan Seguin, a political and military figure of the Texas Revolution, it is one of the oldest cities in the State of Texas.  

Seguin provides its residents and visitors with many recreational and cultural activities, making it an attractive place to live and work. With a population of over 30,000 people, Seguin is a diverse community that people of all incomes, ages and backgrounds call home.

Manufacturing is the heart of the Seguin economy. Big name corporations such as Caterpillar, Vitesco Technologies, Tyson Foods, Georgia Pacific, Niagara Bottling, Alamo Group, Hexcel and CMC Steel all have major manufacturing operations within our city. The Seguin area has over 4,000 manufacturing jobs just within our city limits; this is more than three times the national average.

Seguin is experiencing citywide business expansion, with many nationally known retailers entering, returning and expanding in the market.  As Seguin experiences abundant commercial growth, the community’s housing market is also thriving. Seguin’s residential real estate market is booming with more than 13,000 residential units proposed as of May 2022.