Jefferson, Texas is located only 20 miles from Louisiana, 45 minutes west of Shreveport Regional Airport and 45 minutes northeast of Longview Regional Airport. It is located on Highway 59 between US Interstate 20 and US Interstate 30. Jefferson has broadband DSL internet service downtown through AT&T. It also has wireless WiFi and fiberoptic through East Texas Telephone Company downtown. Culturally Jefferson is the only Louisiana town in Texas. It began in 1845 as a steamboat port which linked New Orleans with the cotton markets of North Texas and East Texas. The downtown buildings have New Orleans architectural influences. The homes resemble the merchant class homes of Natchez. With most essential services and housing downtown, Jefferson is a pedestrian community. Jefferson offers state of the art business office space at the Cypress Valley Education Center owned by the Jeffersonian Institute. One with 23,000 square feet, it has independent fully serviceable interior meeting and conferences rooms and spaces with independent catering services. The entire space is handicap accessible and is wireless with a state of the art security system in place. Business equipment is available to tenants. (jeffersonianinstitute.org) The space configurations may be modified with partitions.