Cherokee Office of Economic Development

Cherokee by Choice.


Confident. Strong. Deliberate.

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  • Cherokee County will be the #1 fastest growing county in the Atlanta region for the next 5 years and beyond

  • In the past five years, COED has recruited more than 4,500 new jobs to Cherokee County

  • Almost $900,000,000 in capital has been invested into the Cherokee community in the past five years

  • Cherokee County is home to 161 local properties at which to film your next series or movie

  • Cherokee County has the highest SAT scores in the Metro Atlanta area

  • 2.8 million labor shed population within commuting range

Lead Investors

  • WellStar Health System
  • Yanmar
  • Cherokee County
  • Cherokee County Development Authority
  • Georgia Power
  • Universal Alloy Corporation
  • Cherokee County Water and Sewage Authority
  • Cobb EMC
  • Northside Hospital Cherokee
  • Black Airplane

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Cherokee Summer Internship Program Cultivates Homegrown Talent

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED), in partnership with the Cherokee County School District, has announced the launch of the Third Annual Cherokee Summer Internship Program for high school juniors and seniors. This immersive, six-week paid internship program will run from Monday, June 8 – Friday, July 17, 2020. Read More