City of Wharton


The City of Wharton business community is growing! From our commercial corridors to our historic downtown business district, there's something for entrepreneurs and businesses of all shapes and sizes! Work with the City and the Planning & Development Department today to explore options and incentives. We are actively seeking other opportunities and resources for businesses, such as workshops, workforce development, grant funding, and more! When you're ready to do business, we can help make it happen!


Find the City of Wharton's Planning & Development Department online here or directly at: 


Gwyneth Teves, Planning& Development Director


(979) 532-2491 x238



Other community partners are also available to assist with business start-up, marketing, funding support, and more - See below for more resources!






Wharton Chamber of Commerce

Wharton Chamber of Commerce works with members and non-members to help market businesses to customers. They also provide training and networking opportunities as well as host community events!







Wharton Downtown Business Association

Keeping the historic downtown business district updated with business information & resources, and assisting these businesses with reaching consumers. 








Wharton Economic Development Corporation

Wharton Economic Development Corporation provides data and statistics on the local economy and works to attract business through funding assistance, workforce development, and other resources.







Small Business Development Center

Located at the UH-Victoria campus, the local SBDC provides small businesses with accounting, finance, marketing, management, loan packaging, training workshops and online training opportunities. 






Texas Workforce Solutions

Employer information resources, webinars, and other supportive services, including job bank and employee resource. 

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City of Wharton
120 East Caney Street
Wharton, Texas 77488
Phone: (979) 532-2491

Wharton Volunteer Fire Department
319 N. Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 400


Wharton Police Department
1407 N Richmond Rd

Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-3131

City of Wharton Civic Center
1924 N Fulton St.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-2491 Ext 600
Wharton Emergency Management
1407 N Richmond Rd.
Wharton, Texas 77488
(979) 532-4811 Ext 570
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