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We want to show you why Suwannee County is a site selector’s dream thanks to our national connectivity, experienced workforce, and excellent business climate.

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Bullet Point Centrally Located with Interstates, Highways, Railways, and Ports
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Bullet Point Skilled Workforce & Training Programs
Bullet Point Land, Labor & Capital are More Affordable
Bullet Point Pro-Business Tax Structure
Bullet Point Low Cost of Living
Bullet Point Extraordinary Lifestyle
Bullet Point Amazing Natural Beauty & Things to Do

Become a Part of the Catalyst Site

Located on US Highway 90 just one-half mile from the Interstate 10 interchange and seven miles west of downtown Live Oak, this 500-acre industrial park is the perfect growth opportunity for manufacturing and industrial-size businesses. The Suwannee County Catalyst Site includes water, electrical power, natural gas, fiber, and a rail spur from the Florida Gulf and Atlantic mainline.

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Suwannee County
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Centrally Located

Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Gainesville are within a one-hour drive of Suwannee County.

Transportation

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2

major interstates

2

major us highways

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373

miles of rail track

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4

commercial airports within 100 miles

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45,676

Total population

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18,567

Available labor force within Suwannee County

286,078

Available labor force within a one-hour drive

5%

veteran population

3.7%

unemployment rate

82.33%

population with high school degree or higher

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86.8

the cost of living index

13.2%

lower than us average

$36,204

average annual salary

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Suwannee County News
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Highway 55 Cruises into Town

Prepare to hit the culinary fast lane because today marks the much-anticipated opening of the Highway 55 restaurant, an all-American diner. This restaurant is fairly new to Florida, so what makes Highway 55 stand out from the crowd? Their burgers are fresh, never frozen, and hand-pattied. They also offer cheesesteaks, shrimp burgers, po boys, and frozen custard. They are revving… Read More >

Suwannee Leaders Advocate for Rural Counties

Rural Counties Days 2024 was another huge success. With both an increase in participation and attendees at our state capital, this event continues to grow and impress. We want to thank Team Suwannee for their professionalism and commitment while representing our county as we strive to improve the quality of life for everyone in our community. We express our gratitude… Read More >

Rural Summit a Huge Success

We were thrilled to have the entire Board of County Commissioners and other members of Team Suwannee at the Florida Rural Economic Development Summit. The wealth of knowledge gained and connections made were invaluable. We appreciated the Secretary of Commerce, Alex Kelly, for taking the time to lead one of the sessions. Also, there was a presentation of the 2023… Read More >
Group cuts the ribbon for Rapid Fiber Internet

Suwannee County Surges Forward with Gigabit Speeds

After numerous conversations and years of hard work by a lot of great folks, fiber to every home and business in Suwannee County is finally becoming a reality. We are proud that Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative and Rapid Fiber Internet have taken on this challenge and brought it into existence for our area. Mike McWaters and his team understand the… Read More >