Cherokee Office of Economic Development

Cherokee by Choice.

2022 COED Annual Report

It has been another banner year at COED. Our 2022 Annual Report provides a snapshot of the accomplishments throughout the year.

Cherokee By Choice 2.0 - A Launching Pad for the future

A bold, five-year plan that guides Cherokee's economic development strategy and lifestyle brand forward.

Filmed in Cherokee Mobile App

The Filmed in Cherokee App offers an interactive experience that takes users on a behind-the-scenes tour of fan-favorite film locations. The app features on-set photos, insider stories, and fun facts on why each location was selected.

Be Pro Be Proud
Be Pro Be Proud Georgia

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia is bringing a new generation of pride and progress to the skilled professions - in Cherokee, metro Atlanta, and beyond.

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  • Cherokee County will be the #1 fastest growing county in the Atlanta region for the next 5 years and beyond

  • In the past five years, COED has recruited more than 4,500 new jobs to Cherokee County

  • Almost $900,000,000 in capital has been invested into the Cherokee community in the past five years

  • Cherokee County is home to 161 local properties at which to film your next series or movie

  • Cherokee County has the highest SAT scores in the Metro Atlanta area

  • 2.8 million labor shed population within commuting range

Lead Investors

  • Yanmar
  • Cherokee County
  • Cherokee County Development Authority
  • Georgia Power
  • Cherokee County Water and Sewage Authority
  • Cobb EMC
  • Black Airplane

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Honoring the Commitment

Source: Enjoy Cherokee SKILLED PROFESSIONS SIGNING DAY RECOGNIZES CHEROKEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS CHEROKEE COUNTY, GA (May 16, 2023) – Be Pro Be Proud Georgia, a comprehensive initiative that connects students to post-secondary training and careers within the skilled professions, continued its mission this year by…
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