Columbia County is located in eastern Georgia, in a region known as the Central Savannah River Area (CSRA); it is bordered by the Savannah River and Clark’s Hill Lake, one of the largest freshwater bodies of water in the southeastern United States. With a population of more than 124,000 (U.S. Census, 2010) – and more than 500,000 in the Augusta (GA) – Aiken (SC) metropolitan statistical area (MSA) – the county’s economy is based upon a diverse mix of government, medical, military, professional, and light industrial sectors.
The home to world-class firms such as Quad/Graphics, John Deere, Club Car, TaxSlayer, and Serta, Columbia County has one of the area’s highest standards of living, a fact frequently noted in nationwide surveys by Money magazine and U.S. News and World Report.
A few quick statistics on Columbia County, Georgia:
As a public, non-profit economic development agency, the Development Authority of Columbia County is the lead economic development organization for Columbia County, Georgia. The role of the Development Authority of Columbia County is to foster economic growth through supporting existing industry and small business, recruiting of new companies, and product development. This is accomplished by working with local industry, community leaders, site selection consultants, business leaders, and the community to secure new investment and jobs. The staff of the Development Authority of Columbia County focuses on:
For more information about the Development Authority of Columbia County and/or 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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