About Us

About the EDO

Welcome to Suwannee County—we’re ready to talk business!

Hello, and welcome to beautiful Suwannee County, Florida, where we are committed to Business Development. We’ve created a comprehensive and desirable pro-business climate with so much to offer in our region.

Close to interstate highways, an established rail system, developed infrastructure, land at affordable costs, and conveniently located approximately one hour from Jacksonville, Gainesville, Tallahassee, and Valdosta, Georgia, Suwannee County blends the love of small-town living with metropolitan opportunities, giving residents the best of both worlds.

Because of our global connectivity, experienced workforce, and excellent business climate, Suwannee County is home to many of the state and nation’s leading companies and entertainment venues such as Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation, Suwannee American Cement LLC, Precision Turning, Suwannee Farms, and Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park.

With no personal income tax, low corporate tax rate, a top-ranked workforce, and an unmatched quality of life, we are a growing community full of opportunities that maintain a small-town atmosphere.

From our businesses to our hometown communities and pristine environment, Suwannee County is a wonderful place to call home. We’re brimming with recreational opportunities such as biking, canoeing, horseback riding, and much more! Our beautiful area boasts spectacular natural resources, including the Suwannee River and numerous gem-colored springs.

Our Vision

The Suwannee County Economic Development Office works to drive the economic vitality of Suwannee County by fostering an environment conducive to the creation and retention of business, delivering an enhanced quality of life for its residents.

Our Mission

The Suwannee County Economic Development Office acts as the primary facilitator connecting local resources with opportunities to deliver economic growth. We work to cultivate and expand existing business as well as promote commercial real estate to attract new business. We market county assets such as proximity to Interstate Highways I-10 and I-75, established rail system, its infrastructure, and affordable land. We advocate for development projects to ensure the growth of our county’s tax base and the creation of employment opportunities for Suwannee County’s residents. We strive for a balanced economic environment that will enhance economic prosperity and quality of life throughout the county to meet the needs of our broad audience.