Why it pays to consider Suwannee County

Population

44k

Cost of
Living

The cost of living index is 91.3 - 8.7% lower than the U.S. average

Central Hub

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

We’re here to grow business.

Positioned at the intersection of highways that run up and across the U.S., Suwannee County is an ideal location for businesses looking for convenient, economical distribution across the country.

The unspoiled natural beauty of our area—with freshwater mineral springs, rivers, underwater caves, and hiking trails—offers an abundance of outdoor recreation. Add that to our business-friendly climate, and Suwannee County proves to be an enticing place to live, work, and play.

Quick Stats:

  • County Seat: Live Oak, Florida
  • Available labor force within Suwannee County: 18,567
  • Available labor force within a one-hour drive time: 286,078
  • Veterans make up approximately 5% of the population

Suwannee County News

Suwannee County Commissioners with Jimmy Norris
Suwannee County Board of County Commissioners takes economic growth seriously

Recently the Suwannee County Commissioners attended the Florida Rural Economic Development Association (FREDA) summit in St. Augustine. FREDA is a consortium comprised of the three rural areas of opportunity representing 30 rural counties in Florida.…

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Norris Honored to Serve Rural North Florida

Suwannee County Economic Development Director, Jimmy Norris, has been appointed chairman of the North Florida Economic Development Partnership (NFEDP). Past Chairman Darryl Register from Baker County and Mayor Julie Conley from the City of Monticello…

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At a Glance