Parker County Economic Development Council | 400 I-20 West | Suite 101 | Weatherford, TX 76086 | 817.609.4131


The #1 road and rail system. A world-class intermodal hub. The 6th largest airport in the world. Sixteen seaports. It’s all in easy reach of Parker County.

In Parker County, a lot of locals like to say, “We’re close to everything you want, especially if you like wide open spaces.” Fact is, a Parker County business address puts you next door to one of the great logistical networks in the world. Moving products and employees from A to B is easy and cost-effective, whether you utilize interstates or rail lines, airports or seaports. Whether you want to move products or people locally, regionally, nationally, or across the globe, any mode of travel you want is top-shelf and close at hand.

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I-20 passes through the heart of Parker County and connects you to north-south interstates that reach every corner of America. Frontage roads line I-20 throughout the county for easy-on, easy-off access to the interstate. With the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex offering the second-largest number of highway miles in the country, your trucks and other vehicles won’t be slowed down by stoplights. Looking to the future, the DFW network is currently opening new miles of toll roads and express lanes to ensure smooth passage on the highways.


Use rail service? Texas offers the highest number of freight rail miles in the nation—over 10,000. Less than an hour’s drive from Parker County, you’ll find the Alliance Global Logistics Hub. This amazing intermodal hub is one of the world’s leading inland ports. There are two Class 1 rail lines, an airport that serves as the world’s first 100% industrial facility, a foreign trade zone (FTZ), and third-party logistics. 


Texas offers the second-largest airport system in the U.S., with 380 airports throughout the Lone Star state. Parker County is less than an hour’s drive from Love Field (DAL)—home of Southwest Airlines, the world’s leading low-cost carrier—and Dallas-Fort Worth International (DFW)—the 6th largest airport on the planet. DFW is home to American Airlines, the world’s largest airline company. With options like this, you can move people and products to anywhere in the continental U.S. in less than four hours. On top of that, Parker County is currently developing a new regional airport of its own.


Texas contains four of the top ten ports in the country. There are sixteen seaports, and eleven of them are deep-water ports that offer channels at least 30-feet deep. Those eleven ports are also designated as Foreign Trade Zones to encourage the movement of products without customs, quotas, and many other restrictions. Texas ports on the Gulf also provide easy access to the enhanced Panama Canal for international shipments. 


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