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Douglas County Chamber of Commerce

Community Info

Now that you’ve moved to the Douglas County area, our Regional Guide will be a great resource to you for information–including maps of the local and regional area. Stop by the Chamber for your free copy or contact us for mailed copy at $8.00.

Introduction to Douglas County

Only 20 miles west of Atlanta, Douglasville and the surrounding communities have the best of both worlds for your business. Close to the I-20 Corridor and other major highways, our businesses are at an advantage because of the easy access to these roadways.

The Douglas County Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary membership organization of businesses and professional men and women who have joined together for the purpose of promoting the civic, commercial and industrial progress of our community.

Demographics

General

County Seat: Douglasville
Established: October 17, 1870
Land Area: 199.3 Square Miles
Public School System: Douglas County Schools
Other Cities: Austell (portion) & Villa Rica (portion)
Communities Within: Bill Arp, Fairplay, Lithia Springs, New Manchester, Winston, Chapel Hills

People

Population: 132,403 (2010 Census Estimate)
Total Households: 51,672 (2010 Census Estimate)
Per Capita Income: $29,476 (Bureau of Economic Analysis)
Avg Household Income: $65,955 (2009 Census Estimate)

LABOR

Labor Force: 63,761
Employment: 56,874
Unemployment: 10.8%
Draw Area Labor Force: 1,030,070
Avg. Manufacturing Weekly Wage: $812
Avg. Non-manufacturing Weekly Wage: $527

TAXES

Millage Rate – 2007

Douglas County:  34.250
City of Douglasville:  39.319
City of Villa Rica:  34.586
Local Option Sales Tax:  3%
State Sales Tax:  4%
Freeport Tax Exemption  100%
Jobs Tax Credit:  $1750.00 per new job (Tier 3)


Join the Chamber

Your decision to join the Chamber is one of your best business decisions and investments. Membership starts at only $350 annually and is an outstanding value for your business at any time.

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About the Chamber

The mission of the Douglas County Chamber of Commerce is to promote, support and attract business for the advancement of our community. We do this in many ways.

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Contact Us

6658 Church Street
Douglasville, GA 30134
770.942.5022 phone
770.942.5876 fax

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