Corsicana, Texas, is a small town located about 57 miles south of Dallas. With a population of about 23,700, this charming and friendly community is home to a number of unique restaurants and shops, and still maintains a small-town vibe.
People on the hunt for Corsicana apartments for rent will have the opportunity to live in some of the highest quality, yet affordable, homes in the area.
Corsicana was founded in 1848 by a Texas statesman named José Antonio Navarro. His family had ties to the island of Corsica, which is where he drew inspiration from when naming the Texas town. The town is known for being the first Texas oil boom town, also making it one of the wealthiest cities in the state. To this day, Corsicana is known as one of the highest oil producers in the state. Other minerals found in this city include gas, sand and gravel.
People in the fields of information technology, advanced manufacturing, chemical engineering, distribution, agriculture and natural gas will find a plethora of job offerings in Corsicana.
There are a number of parks, theaters, community facilities and medical facilities for Corsicana residents to enjoy. The city is also home to a number of schools known for their academic excellence, which is perfect for families looking to move to the small town. One of the most well-known schools in the area is the Commerce campus of Texas A&M, a public, research-intensive university.
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