Located at northeast Taicang, Huangjing town is located in the planned area of Taicang Port. The town enjoys a coastline of 11.8 km along the Yangtze River. It covers an area of 83.0 square kilometers and administrates 13 villager committees and four neighborhood committees, with a permanent resident population of 48,000 and a floating population of 34,000.
The town follows the strategic concept of "integrating with the port area on the east; building new towns on the south; promoting development of the countryside, agriculture and farmers on the west; enhancing development of industries on the north; and upgrading the downtown area". The town has intensified construction of three major carriers: the industrial park, the agricultural park and the new town. It has won a number of honorable titles, including "Famous Chinese Town for Chemical Fiber Flexibility Enhancement", "Home of China's Folk Arts", "National Sanitary Town", "National Beautiful Town" and the pilot town of enhancing grain yield of China.