Economic Development Department

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The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department was established by ordinance of the Mayor and Commission on February 5, 2013. 

The purpose is to be the primary point of contact for industries, large commercial developments, site location consultants, and state economic development organizations interested in developing, expanding, or locating new or expanded businesses in Athens-Clarke County.

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