Community Profile

Area map of Center, Texas, including major highways and cities.Center, Texas, is located in East Texas, nearly 15 miles from the Louisiana border.  Center is located approximately 3 hours from the major markets of the Dallas and Houston metroplexes.  Center is also approximately 1 hour from Shreveport, Louisiana, and Longview and Tyler, Texas.

US Highway 96 travels through Center and connecting to Beaumont on the Texas Gulf Coast.  A BNSF short line railroad also intersects the City.

Center is home to a strong manufacturing base.