About The Region

The GVEC Region spans a 3,500 square-mile area over 13 counties in South Central Texas. 

We are located in proximity to San Antonio and Austin; two of the fastest growing cities in the Nation. Major highway arteries, Interstate 10 and Interstate 35 provide access North, South, East and West.

Adjacent Guadalupe and Comal counties, in our eastern territory, have established themselves as a manufacturing hub attracting Fortune 500 companies such as Caterpillar, Amazon, Sysco, Niagara Bottling Company and others in recent years.

Gonzales and Lavaca counties in our western territory are home to a cluster of food-related industries including Adams Extract, Kitchen Pride Mushroom Farm, Holmes Food, Tyson, Calmaine, J Bar B Foods, Eddy Packing, and NestFresh Eggs among others.

The Guadalupe and San Marcos Rivers converge in the GVEC Region and flow through our communities making this one of the premier recreational destinations in the State.


 

Small-Town Texas, Big-Time Bandwidth: GVEC Fiber Internet in Shiner

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Shiner, Texas is probably best known for the Spoetzl Brewery, Texas’s oldest independent brewery and home to world famous Shiner Bock Beer. Shiner also has a reputation as Texas’s “cleanest little city” and is known for its charm and character, along with its rich heritage. In October 2018, GVEC helped put Shiner “on the map” yet again by launching Fiber Internet, powered by the world’s fastest internet technology. With speeds of up to 1 Gbps, Fiber opens a whole new window onto the world for this hamlet of 2,069.