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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 Land, Labor & Capital are More Affordable
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Bullet Point Low Cost of Living
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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
Governor Ron DeSantis awards grant to Suwannee County

Governor Ron DeSantis awards $1.9 million to Suwannee County

Suwannee County would like to thank Governor Ron DeSantis and his team for supporting economic development initiatives. Economic development is one of our highest priorities but our goals of increasing our tax base, creating new jobs, and improving the quality of life for all who live here can only be achieved if we have the support of the state of… Read More >
Commissioners, EDO, and Senator Loranne Ausley

SVEC announces major fiber project

We were thrilled to be at Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative (SVEC) today as they announced their plan to build a 100% fiber optic network across the co-op's service territory. With SVEC’s new subsidiary, Rapid Fiber Internet, they are working to close the digital divide and bring high-speed fiber internet to SVEC consumer-members. This will deliver reliable internet to homes, farms,… Read More >
Jimmy Norris receives his certification

Professional Development Certificate Earned

Suwannee County is pleased to announce that Economic Development Director, Jimmy Norris, has graduated from the Institute for Organization Management held at the Unversity of Georgia and has received the recognition of IOM. Through a combination of required courses and electives in areas such as leadership, advocacy, marketing, finance, and economic development, Institute participants are able to enhance their own… Read More >
Next Move Group

Next Move Group

The Suwannee County Economic Development office would like to give a huge shout-out to Chad Chancellor and the Next Move Group for such a wonderful training session delivered to our elected officials and local leaders. It was absolutely one of the best classes that we have participated in. Read More >