Victoria, Texas, is located 30 miles inland from the Gulf of Mexico and is within a two-hour drive of Corpus Christi, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Victoria is a regional hub for a seven county area and serves a retail trade area of over 250,000 people.
Known as the South Texas Crossroads, Victoria is located at the intersection of three major U. S. highways.
U. S. Highway 59 (future I-69) is a four-lane divided interstate quality highway extending southwest to Laredo and northeast to Houston where it meets I-10 and I-45.
U. S. Highway 77 travels north from Victoria to the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex intersecting I-10, I-35, and I-37. U. S. 77 travels south via a four-lane divided highway to the Rio Grande Valley.
U. S. Highway 87 travels northeast connecting Victoria to San Antonio providing access to I-35. U. S. 87 also connects with Port Lavaca to the southeast.
The regional seven-county area known as the Golden Crescent includes Victoria, Calhoun, Dewitt, Goliad, Gonzales, Jackson, and Lavaca counties.
Victoria is a regional transportation hub for the surrounding counties with local access to major large and small freight carriers, Victoria Regional Airport, railway terminals, the shallow draft Port of Victoria, and the deep water Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort.
|City||Distance From/To Victoria|
|Mexico City, MX||928|
|Victoria County Land area:||889 square miles|
|City of Victoria area:||32.78 square miles|
|Region of Country:||Southwest|
|Altitude / Elevation:||115 feet|
|Average daily temperature||70.1°|
|Average high temperature during hottest month; August||95°|
|Average low temperature during coolest month; January||43°|
|Average annual rain||34 inches|
|Annual snowfall||0.0 inches|