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.…
Why it pays to consider Suwannee County
The cost of living index is 91.3 - 8.7% lower than the U.S. average
Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Gainesville are each within a one-hour drive of Suwannee County
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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.
- 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 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…