Welcome to Ben Hill County!
Ben Hill County is a "Southern Community" with all the benefits and amenities of the "Atlanta Metro Area" without the cost, congestion and traffic.
Thank You for taking the time out to visit our online resource. The DABHC primary goal is to serve our community through a variety of services. Our office operates as a regional hub of information and support for the GA Appleseed Heir's Property Project, USDA StrikeForce Center, the Joint Land Bank, The Revolving Loan Fund, and Economic Development. Our holistic approach to Economic Growth is an community wide effort and we look forward to working with you.
Doing Business Here
Our central location in South Georgia, which conveniently connects to all three major transportation hubs Atlanta, Brunswick and Savannah. Ben Hill County also offers commercial, manufacturing and agriculture space, providing businesses with the perfect location to do business.
Ben Hill County has multiple organizations who missions encompass the growth of the county’s economy and the success of our business sector. While each entity has a different perspective, operates within a different structure, and leverages different resources, we work collaboratively to ensure that an individual or a company seeking business assistance is directed to the most relevant source. Resources such as the county's incentive programs and most overlooked tax credits.
Fitzgerald in Top Quarter Among Best
Places to Start Business
Johnathan Todd has ranked Fitzgerald as #30 out of 126 Cities to start a business. Read his June 8th 2015 article “Best Places to Start a Business in Georgia”.
“17 of the 29 cities ranked ahead of Fitzgerald are metro suburbs,” noted Community Development Director Cam Jordan. “However, we should be competitive with the rest in all but transportation infrastructure.”
Ben Hill County provides immediate access to leading educational and health care institutions, upscale retail, and outstanding recreation and entertainment.
A short list of what we have to offer:
- Available, Skilled Workforce
- A Camera Ready County
- Southeast's Fiberoptic Crossroads
- Technology Park and Technical College
- On CSX Railroad Main Line and Local Spurs
- Excellent Schools
- 75 bed General Medical and Surgical Hospital
- Easy Access to Interstate and Major Highways
- Tier 1- Tax Incentives for New Jobs
- 24/7 All Weather Airport
- 100% Freeport Exemption
- 3 aquifers and 1 river
- Main Gas Lines and Southeast's Largest Propane Farm
- NACo Profile of Ben Hill County
- Business Retention & Expansion Program
- A USDA StrikeForce County
- Joint Land Bank
- You Are Why We're Here
Remember to visit our office located at 324 E Pine Street, Fitzgerald GA