With available properties, excellent infrastructure, a strong workforce, and incentives, we work with new businesses to create win-win scenarios for the business and citizens of Mitchell County. Mitchell County is designated a Tier I county and thus has available the highest level of tax incentives available in the business-friendly state of Georgia. Check out more good reasons to chose us.
Top Six Reasons to Locate in Mitchell County
- 1. Access to market. We are within one day’s trucking time to major Eastern U.S. markets. We offer quick access to I-75 and I-10. GA/Florida RailNet runs parallel to US Hwy. 19, and connects to CSX and Norfolk Southern providing a convenient way for industry to transport their products and materials.
- 2. Available land. Within our communities there are hundreds of acres of developable land, much of which are site ready with utilities, roads and initial environmental permitting complete.
- 3. Plentiful water. We sit on Floridan Aquifer, an abundant ground water source which lies below a confining layer of clay that protects the water from contamination. It is estimated that the total quantity of freshwater in this aquifer is more than one quadrillion gallons.
- 4. Business climate. The local leadership works seamlessly with you to access incentives and resources. Year after year, national economic development publications tap Georgia as a top state to do business.
- 5. Workforce development. Georgia's Quick Start has provided free, customized work force training to qualified businesses for more than 45 years. In 2013, national consultants chose our workforce development program as best in the nation. For ongoing needs, Southwest Georgia Technical College is 35 minutes south of Camilla and operates a satellite location in Camilla for certain curriculum.
- 6. Robust telecommunication system. Camilla and three other communities operate an expansive broadband telecommunication system. Businesses have access to speed and connectivity to their sister locations and their customers.
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