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Austin Bank to Break Ground on New Full Service Banking Center

Austin Bank, a community bank headquartered in Jacksonville, Texas, will break ground on a new Gilmer full service banking center at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 27.  The groundbreaking ceremony will feature company representatives, local government and business leaders and the general contractor.


Construction of the 3,000 square foot new facility is targeted for a second quarter 2023 completion and will allow the Bank to better serve its Gilmer, and surrounding area, customers.  


SLI Group, Inc., a fully integrated commercial design firm specializing in financial institutions, will serve as the general contractor on the project.  We thank the City of Gilmer for their support in this endeavor.


The public is invited to join the ceremony which will take place at 611 US HWY 271 N.


Austin Bank, a community bank headquartered in Jacksonville, Texas, has been voted one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Texas” for the thirteenth consecutive year. With assets in excess of $2.7 billion, bank offices are located in 36 East Texas locations within 26 cities and fourteen counties. Austin Bank is locally owned and operated by the Austin Family who is celebrating 113 years of service in the Texas banking industry. 


More information about Austin Bank can be found on the bank’s website at


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