Welcome to Jackson County, Georgia

Jackson County is a progressive community strategically located on Interstate 85 about an hour from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and downtown Atlanta. Jackson County is a business-friendly, forward-thinking and family-oriented community. Jackson County is home to a thriving industrial community, three exceptional public school systems, numerous historical landmarks and quality recreational venues.

Due to our exceptional location, low cost of living and available land, Jackson County continues to improve the quality of life for our residents and maintain a community enriched with history, opportunity and a strong sense of place.

Why Jackson County?

Jackson County is located in northeast Georgia on I-85 with 4 interchanges and multiple state highways within its borders. Jackson County serves the state's northeast industrial market, being situated within an hour from Atlanta, an hour from Greenville, 20 minutes from Gainesville, and bordering the Atlanta, Gainesville, and Athens metropolitan areas. This strategic location allows businesses to have direct access to both national and international markets through the highway system, railway, ports and Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.


Jackson County has access to a highly skilled workforce suitable for both technical and skilled jobs. Our public school systems within the county are ranked among the top 20 in Georgia and with higher education access to major colleges, universities and technical schools; Jackson County produces quality employees who are well trained, well-educated and have a desire to succeed. In July of 2010, Jackson County was designated a Georgia Certified Work Ready community. Certified Work Ready Communities have the skilled workforce that business demands and the educational infrastructure to drive economic growth and prosperity.

About Us

The Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce serves as the economic development agency for the county.

The chamber, an arm of the Economic Development Council (EDC), is a public-private partnership for the economic advancement of Jackson County. The goal of the chamber is to make Jackson County a globally competitive premiere place to do business.

Thank you to our Economic Development sponsors.