Located just 20 miles due west of downtown Atlanta and 20 miles northwest of the world’s busiest airport, Douglas County, Georgia offers companies and residents easy access to big-city amenities in a diverse, affordable and safe small-town environment.
Affordable real estate, lower taxes, proximity to Atlanta and the airport, robust infrastructure and Georgia’s business-friendly climate have drawn a mix of data centers, logistics operations, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution facilities to the county. Big names in business that now call Douglas County home include Google, Amazon, Medline Industries, American Red Cross and Silver Line, a division of Andersen Windows.
Still a best-kept secret, Douglas County offers homebuyers more “bang for the buck” with beautiful homes in diverse neighborhoods with more square footage, amenities and value than other Atlanta suburbs. Top-notch public and charter schools boast programs ranging from the highly academic International Baccalaureate program to a highly regarded STEM curriculum.
Douglas County Economic Development Authority
8512 Bowden Street
Douglasville, GA 30134
The Douglas County Economic Development Authority is an independent agency charged with Economic Development for Douglas County including the City of Douglasville and the sections of the cities of Austell and Villa Rica within Douglas County.
Their goals are:
Their mission is to bring quality jobs and opportunities for the citizens of Douglasville and Douglas County through continued growth in new and existing industry and the redevelopment of obsolete retail centers. Over $1 billion in new investments have been made in Douglas County in the past five years through the efforts of the Development Authority.
New Business Recruitment
Policy and Public Private Partnerships
Marketing and Public Relations