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The Greene County Development Authority is responsible for the retention and attraction of quality business development in the county and five incorporated cities. We interface with our neighboring counties to collectively market and promote our area attractions and benefits. We act as the integrator for the positive, motivated, marketing leadership team.
Founded on February 3, 1786, named for General Nathanael Greene. The 406.2 square mile county is composed of five cities; Union Point, Siloam, White Plains, Woodville and the county seat, Greensboro. Elevation ranges from 435 to 750 feet above sea level, we enjoy all four seasons. Annual rainfall near 50 inches. Average summer highs are in the upper 80s and the winter lows are near freezing. The prime features are 16.5 miles of Interstate 20 running through the county, and Lake Oconee, along our western boundary, with 374 miles of shoreline, supporting upscale, recreation, residential and resort developments.
AVAILABLE SITES & BUILDINGS
The Authority owns a 212 acre Industrial Park, 1 ½ miles north of Interstate 20, exit #130. There are many sites ranging from 5 to 266 acres throughout the county. Sites up to 220 acres are available with CSX rail access. A number of second generation buildings are available through out the county, from 10,000 sq. ft. to 100,000 sq. ft.
The 2012 county population reported at 16,151, with annual growth at 2 %.
Per capita income is $36,831 and cost of living index is 85.5%.
Our school system is SACS certified and the graduation rate 72.9%.
Our Non-Union labor force is 7,200 with a 9.5% unemployment rate.
REASONS TO CHOOSE GREENE COUNTY
Greene County, GA is a wonderful place to live, work and play. Here are 20 reasons you should consider Greene County.
There are several manufacturers who have facilities in Greene County due to the proximity of the county to major transportation hubs and large cities.