Cherokee Office of Economic Development

Cherokee by Choice.

Cherokee By Choice 2.0 - A Launching Pad for the future

A bold, five-year plan that guides Cherokee's economic development strategy and lifestyle brand forward.

Black Business Month Series

October is Women’s Small Business Month in America! To celebrate, we’re featuring Cherokee-based women-owned businesses all month long.

Read their inspiring stories and learn how you can support these local entrepreneurs.

Cherokee Film App

The Filmed in Cherokee App offers an interactive experience that takes users on a behind-the-scenes tour of fan-favorite film locations. The app features on-set photos, insider stories, and fun facts on why each location was selected.

Be Pro Be Proud
Be Pro Be Proud Georgia

Be Pro Be Proud Georgia is bringing a new generation of pride and progress to the skilled professions - in Cherokee, metro Atlanta, and beyond.

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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

  • Yanmar
  • Cherokee County
  • Cherokee County Development Authority
  • Georgia Power
  • Universal Alloy Corporation
  • Cherokee County Water and Sewage Authority
  • Cobb EMC
  • Black Airplane

Cherokee by Choice. Join the movement.

National Women’s Small Business Month Series Q&A Featuring Mandy Chapman of Roytec Industries

October is Women’s Small Business Month in America! To celebrate, we’re featuring Cherokee-based women-owned businesses all month long. These inspiring stories will shed a well-deserved light on their incredible leadership, business acumen, and resilience. This week, we’ll hear from Mandy Chapman of Roytec Industries – a wire harness and wire…
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