About Us

The City


Lake Jackson is a beautiful, family-friendly city with a vibrant economy. We are situated next to one of North America’s largest petrochemical complexes and located just 50 miles south of Houston.

Lake Jackson is strategically located within miles of a deep-water port, a major railroad connection, the Texas Gulf Coast Regional Airport, and State Highway 288.

The Development Corporation


The Lake Jackson Development Corporation (LJDC) was formed in 1995 and its mission is to use proactive strategies and all available resources to promote economic growth and market Lake Jackson as the premier city to live, work, and play.

The Development Corporation focuses on achieving its mission through actively participating in the following activities:
  • Encouraging an Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Marketing Lake Jackson
  • Promoting Quality of Life
  • Attracting Primary Jobs