Main Street Program

The Main Street Program is a thoughtful preservation of important historical resources that positively impact economic vitality through the successfully proven Main Street America Four Point Approach in a designated area. View Main Street America Page Simply put, we work to:

  • bring community together (Organization), 
  • enhance physical appearance while preserving historical identify and character (Design), 
  • network with existing and potential businesses to strengthen and grow the local economic base (Economic Vitality), and 
  • promote our community’s value and unique characteristics with community partners and stakeholders (Promotions).

 Winnsboro Main Street is….

Our district includes 186,798 square feet of building space and over 220 full time employees (Fall, 2022).  We also have 41 historically significant buildings, 1 non-profit, 1 US government building, 1 bank, and 2 churches within the district.  Most of our buildings were constructed of local area brick between 1890 and 1960’s and since becoming a member of the Texas Main Street Program in 2003, we have expanded building occupancy with a wide variety of businesses from spas to insurance to retail and restaurants.  For a complete listing of our businesses, go to:

Our Vision:

The Winnsboro Main Street Program envisions downtown Winnsboro as the cornerstone of the community where residents and visitors can come together in a spirit of unity and hospitality, preserve the rich historical heritage of the community, and work towards future prosperity for later generations.

Our Mission:

The mission of the Winnsboro Main Street Program is to revitalize historic downtown Winnsboro into a healthy marketplace and to improve the quality of life of its citizens and guests by using the Texas Main Street Four-Point Approach – Organization, Design, Promotion, and Economic Vitality.

Core Values:

 Historical: We value our culture, our arts, and their roles in forming our history; therefore, we remain committed to ensuring our heritage lives on for future generations.

 Integrity: We value our diverse community, cultural heritage and businesses; therefore, we embrace openness and inclusion of all, creating a viable partnership with our fellow-merchants, recognizing our challenges as opportunities for growth.

 Team: We value our diverse community; therefore, we embrace openness and inclusion of all. We believe in working as a team to achieve our collective goals, exercising integrity in all that we do.

 Economic Prosperity: We value our economic prosperity; therefore, we will grow the culture of entrepreneurship within the community.