Ben Wheeler is a small community town located in the County of Van Zandt. Ben Wheeler is located 530 ft. above the sea level. The town of Ben Wheeler is well known for its pro-business climate. Industries related to automotive, real estate and information technology serve as the backbone to the local economy. Businesses involving automobile reparing and servicing facilities, auto mobile renting and leasing facilities, building material supplies, roofing contractors, repairing and remodelling contractors, computer hardware services, computer renting and leasing services, enhance the local economic development of the inhabitants of the town. The conducive atmosphere for agro-based industry contributes positively in the development of the local fruit and vegetable market, farm equipment sales and services, health and diet food, natural and organic food and super markets and groceries. Commercial spaces are rented to banks, hotels, pizza shops, restaurants, contributing to the local economic development.