Columbia County, Georgia is a hub of activity and growth in the Greater Augusta Region. Located just two hours east of Atlanta and two and half hours west of Charlotte, NC, Columbia County is strategically positioned for business and pleasure. Columbia County is part of the Greater Augusta Region and offers our corporate citizens and residents with access to unique economic assets – Fort Gordon, Cyber Center of Excellence; Savannah River Site; an expanding Plant Vogtle, home of the nation’s newest nuclear reactors; a robust and growing medical community; and Georgia’s newest RI research institution, Georgia Regents University.
But it’s the skill level of our residents that make Columbia County one of Georgia's fastest growing and nationally recognized places to live and work. This well-trained and highly motivated workforce consists of people dedicated to creating a better community for a wide variety of businesses, including those enterprises serving the medical and military sectors – two areas of the local economy that account for nearly 30% of the region’s workforce.
Currently Columbia County, GA is the 35th fastest growing county in the nation according to the US Census (2013). This growth is attributed to our top rated education system, excellent quality of life, and strong leadership. Our growth is not limited to residential expansion. Since the end of the economic downturn, Columbia County has seen growth from many of our top employers and small businesses. Some of the expansions include a new corporate headquarters for TaxSlayer, Janus Research Group, and industrial growth from GIW Industries, Bennett Distribution, Nutritional Resources and others. Columbia County is a great place to do business.
Through our website at www.developcolumbiacounty.com, you’ll learn about our community. But to discover even more about the county – including the many ways in which we can assist your business – we invite you to contact us directly at +1 (706) 312-1375.
Wonderful adventures and opportunity await your business in Columbia County, Georgia – give us a call today!
Mark Wills, Chairman
Using a variety of marketing, financial, and strategic planning tools, the Development Authority of Columbia County seeks to recruit quality businesses, a talented workforce, and to help retain and expand existing firms in the county.
For detailed information regarding site selection and expansion opportunities, please contact:
Robert F. Bennett, MPA, CEcD
Executive Director | Development Authority of Columbia County
1000 Business Boulevard | Evans, GA 30809
(O): (706) 312-1371 | (M): (706) 831-6017 | (F): (706) 312-1374
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