Jeff Davis County welcomes and encourages businesses large and small, knowing that their success echoes through every sector of our community. Proximity to Highway 341, a major four-lane corridor, as well as the presence of a prominent rail line, provides Jeff Davis County businesses with access to global markets, while low taxes and a sense of heritage encourage local entrepreneurship in the downtown areas.

Key Advantages:

  1. Only 1½ hours west of the Port of Brunswick, Georgia, and the Port of Jacksonville, Florida, 2 hours southwest of the Port of Savannah, and 3 hours south of Atlanta, Georgia
  2. In the #1 state for business
  3. Available, affordable buildings and developable sites
  4. An educated workforce with a high work ethic
  5. Job tax credits based on job creation and investment
  6. Freeport exemption on work-in-process, raw materials, and finished goods
  7. State-sponsored labor recruitment and training programs
  8. Strong, local banking institutions for assistance in financing

Our advantages, though, mean nothing without a desirable quality of life. We have that, too, as attested by the businesses, industries, entrepreneurs, visitors, and families who have chosen Jeff Davis County time after time. Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis County is a friendly, inclusive community that offers a modern hospital with state-of-the-art facilities, a thriving banking and retail community, one of the best school systems in the state, a sense of hometown pride and a low crime rate, affordable property values and low tax rates, and a recreation department with top-notch facilities and comprehensive programs for both youth and adults.

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We invite you to explore at right the many qualities that make Hazlehurst-Jeff Davis County the ideal location for your business. Then, give us a call at (912) 375-4543 to learn more about how your business, your employees, and your family can feel like home in Jeff Davis County.