Houston County (at the junction of U.S. Highway 287 and State Highways 7, 19 and 21) is an integral part of the network of well-maintained highways and paved roads in the state of Texas. Houston County separates the proposed NAFTA Superhighway or Interstate 69 corridorand the existing Interstate 45.
Getting around town or commuting to work has never been easier for county residents. It is centrally located 120 miles north of Houston, 150 miles south of Dallas, and 180 miles east of Austin, 75 miles north east of Bryan/College Station, 239 miles north east of San Antonio, and 170 miles south west of Shreveport, Louisiana. Houston County is accessible to any of the major Texas airports through its 4,500-foot lighted runway at the Houston County Airport. With rail transportation prevalent through Union Pacific Railway, freight distributors find Houston County ideal as a focal point for distribution.