Jefferson County Economic Development

Where Florida's Legacy Meets The Future


If an excellent highway system, competitively priced land, and a
centralized location are important to your success,
this is the place for you.

Located at the junction of Florida’s panhandle and peninsula, and stretching from the Gulf Coast to Georgia, Jefferson County is a strategic cornerstone for commerce in North Florida. It offers great potential for businesses and companies looking to relocate or expand.

The county enjoys the benefits of being located within the Tallahassee MSA ( Metropolitan Statistical Area). You will find active business resources, a talented workforce and shopping & entertainment venues, yet our natural beauty and laid back lifestyle provide a quiet respite from urban confusion and stress.

Jefferson County, Florida is centrally located in north Florida's transportation and education regions.

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Jefferson County offers enormous potential for clean industry, commerce, agricultural and retail businesses with its regional draw, mild climate and easy access to logistical thoroughfares.

The area’s natural beauty and historic quality of life provide your employees with a quiet respite from urban confusion and stress while offering a multitude of cultural and entertainment choices only a short drive away.

About Jefferson County Economic Development


To promote Jefferson County as a place to locate and expand businesses compatible with preservation of the community’s natural resources; and which enhance the quality of life for the community’s residents.

Using teamwork and strategic approaches, we have forged relationships in the economic development community, raised awareness of what Jefferson County has to offer and helped businesses locate and thrive in our county.


  • Local government coordination
  • Site analysis
  • Site selector liaison
  • Assistance with and/or referrals for
    • Market research
    • Environmental assessments
    • Feasibility analysis
    • On-site management
    • Economic analyses
    • Potential funding sources
    • Business and financial plan development
    • Marketing

Jefferson County Economic Development is committed to assisting companies, site consultants and investors in finding the right site for their business.