Cherokee Office of Economic Development · Cherokee by Choice.

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  • Business Snapshot

    When your business requires an expansion or new location, Cherokee County has a wide range of 1,000 properties to fit your needs. Master planned parks with available acreage, sites of all sizes and existing buildings with various configurations are reasons that Cherokee County is the preferred business location in Metro Atlanta. Explore available property here. Read More »
  • Key Business Sectors

    Supported by our existing business base and continued by recent company investments, Cherokee County’s key business sectors shape our economy. Learn more about the unique reasons Cherokee County is an optimum location for each key business sector. Read More »
  • Entrepreneurs

    Entrepreneurs are a community and economic development asset that encourages the development of innovative products and ideas. Cherokee County has unique collaborative workspaces and a dynamic support program to foster the best environment for startups and entrepreneurs. Learn more below. Read More »
  • Workforce Data

    Experiencing explosive growth since 2010, Cherokee County’s labor shed draws from 12 counties in north central Georgia resulting in nearly 2.8 million people within commuting range. Many residents have decided to #ForgettheCommute and found career opportunities in Cherokee County. Read More »
  • Infrastructure & Transportation

    Cherokee County is located 30 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, which is accessible via I-75 and I-575. It is also 45 miles from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, which is the world’s busiest airport by passenger traffic. Cherokee County Regional Airport can also meet the needs of corporate jets. The county is also served by Georgia Northeastern Railroad Shortline, which runs north to south through the county. Read More »
  • Community Sustainability Initiatives

    A Certified Green Community by the Atlanta Regional Commission, Cherokee County promotes many sustainability initiatives that solidify the relationship among the county’s most prized assets, its people, its companies and the environment. Read More »
  • Incentives

    Cherokee County provides local incentives for projects with significant positive economic impact on the community. Qualifying projects that provide substantial job creation and capital investment may be eligible for incentives. Read More »