As the hub of a five-county region, Mount Pleasant is a place where industry prospers. The city features industrial/commercial sites, workforce training and promotes economic growth. Major employers include Pilgrim’s Pride, Priefert Mfg., Inc., Luminant Electric Generation and Mining and Big Tex Trailer Mfg., Inc.
Educational opportunities include Chapel Hill ISD, Harts Bluff ISD, Mount Pleasant ISD and Winfield ISD. Northeast Texas Community College features a 375-acre campus serving residents of Camp, Morris and Titus Counties.
Titus Regional Medical Center focuses on delivering patient-focused care. The hospital provides clinical, emergency, inpatient and outpatient services to name a few.
Mount Pleasant has served as the Titus County seat since 1848. In 1877 Titus County was divided and Morris County, TX was created. The arrival of the timber industry in the 1900s and an expanding rail system maintained population growth in the area.
The humid subtropical weather in Mount Pleasant, TX includes 47 inches of rain, approximately 214 days of sunshine, hot summers and mild winters.
Parks, lakes, historic districts and local events provide year-round entertainment in Titus County. Bob Sandlin Lake, Monticello Lake and Welsh Lake combine for more than 17,000 acres for fishing, swimming, skiing and more. Mount Pleasant features an attractive park system with facilities for everyone. Greer Farm displays a sustainable agriculture operation, while Efurd Orchards produces some of the finest fruits and vegetables in Texas.
Titus County hosts exciting events all year long including the World Youth Rodeo, Quake on Town Lake, Everything Texas Uncorked Wine Festival and Dawg Fest Bike Rally.
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