This is no surprise to anyone who has lived and/or worked in Victoria for any length of time. Victoria is very proud of it's history and it shows through our city's many preservation efforts. Now we have been recognized nationally for our efforts.

City of Victoria residents have something to be proud of. Victoria, Texas was recently ranked by livability.com as one of the Top 10 Cities for Historic Preservation. Victoria was recognized for restoring and revitalizing the historic downtown area, and for creating a Main Street Program. The website also cited Victoria for beautifying portions of downtown and restoring some of its most historic buildings. The City boasts more than 100 properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Victoria County Courthouse.  Check it out at www.livability.com