Economic Development

Our Mission:

To ensure that Seymour fully focuses on the future and remains an “Open for Business” community.

Economic Development Vision Statement

To achieve and to maintain the most reasonable, dynamic and robust business climate in the Seymour/Baylor County community, by aggressively pursuing all avenues of growth for new and existing businesses, towards the goal of maximizing employment opportunities, tax base, and quality of life.

Local Site Options

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Click HERE to see available sites within Seymour that have chosen to be marketed by the Seymour Economic Development Department.

Logistically Speaking

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You can get there from here!  Map below represents a 325 mile radius from Seymour within the Inner Circle and a 650 mile radius within the Outer Circle.


Grow North Texas is a network of communities across North Texas that is dedicated to economic growth and development. Join our network and get the coverage your community needs to flourish!
Click here to visit page.

Façade, Signage, Beautification Grant

As part of the Business District Renovation & Development effort, the City of Seymour is offering matching grants to local businesses and building owners through the Business Façade/Signage/Beautification Grant Program.  The “Business District Plan” defines the boundaries, which is available for review in the City Hall.
Click here for info

Additional Information

Business/Industrial Park Info
Annexation Plan
Low Interest Rate Loans

Resources include:

Please use this page to find resources concerning the CARES Act and other business resources during the COVID-19 crisis. The City of Seymour Economic Development department is here to help facilitate relationships that will ensure the health & safety of your businesses.

The Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act part 1

Paycheck Protection Program Overview

Paycheck Protection Program Fact Sheet

Thryv Small Business Grant

EIDL Disaster Loan Application w/ Small Business Administration (SBA)

Employee Retention Credit – link

Essential Worker’s Form for Ag Industry from Sid Miller (printable)

Printable CDC Fact Sheets & Resources for Business

Texas Economic Development – Governor’s Office Concerning Covid19 Programs

FAQ – Small Business in Texas Covid19 Frequently Asked Questions

Economic Injury Disaster Loan

My Menu Seymour

Support our local restaurants during this season by ordering take out and joining our Facebook group! The Restaurant Marketing Program was developed in 2019 by the Seymour Economic Development department. Local establishments that chose to participate were encouraged to contribute to our Facebook Group in an effort to grow thei sales and community presenece. Now a staple for all of Seymour, the My Menu Seymour Facebook group is the happening place to learn how to “Eat Like A Local!”

This link will redirect you to the My Menu Facebook Group

Participating restaurants To Go Menus can be accessed here as well:

Big Empty Beer & BBQ
Blessings Tea Room

Copeland’s Cafe
Panther Nutrition
Rock Inn Cafe
The Rusty Spur Steakhouse & Saloon
Simple Simon’s Pizza