New Walmart stores will bring 400 jobs to the area

FILE - Walmart (KXAN File Photo)
FILE - Walmart (KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Two new Walmart stores are set to open in Elgin and Manor, providing approximately 400 new jobs in the area.

The stores, which are set to open on Feb. 19, will be open 24-hours a day, seven days a week. The new stores will be located on 1320 W. Highway 290 and 11923 U.S. Highway 290 East. There will be an opening ceremony with a ribbon-cutting during which Walmart and the Walmart Foundation will present $8,000 in grants to local community groups. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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