Economic Development


Chattooga County is a prime location for business relocation, expansion and retail development. Located conveniently on U.S. 27 and just south of Chattanooga and north of Atlanta, the area is within a day’s drive of half the country’s population. Chattooga County is home to an increasing number of high-tech chemical, plastics, textile and automotive companies. Whether you’re the CEO of a large company looking to relocate or an entrepreneur with a dream to start your own business, Chattooga County is the place for you.

Business Advantages of Chattooga County

  • Over 1.3 million labor force within 60 miles
  • Less than 50 miles to new Chattanooga Volkswagen plant
  • Featuring high-speed connectivity with all-fiber network
  • Large accessible, educated, and cost-effective labor force
  • Concentration of green technology including solar and recycling

The economic diversity and prosperity of the business community is the shared responsibility of several area organizations. The Chamber has partnered with the Northwest Georgia Joint Development Authority to facilitate the creation and retention of quality jobs and capital investment. As a provider of client-based economic development services, they focus on our county’s targeted industries and communication with small business, retail, expansion and location prospects. From data gathering to incentive applications, the economic development team at the Joint Development Authority has the project management experience and the tools to help your business make the right choice – Chattooga County!

You can contact them by visiting or calling +1-800-966-8092.

Economic Development Partners
The Chamber has many partners in economic development. Below are links to their web sites for more information.

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