Cherokee Office of Economic Development

Cherokee by Choice.

We are looking for a talented, results-driven individual to manage and grow Cherokee’s startup community, foster connections, and spearhead a multitude of valuable entrepreneur-centric programs.

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) is partnering with Cherokee County to launch the Cherokee Low to Moderate Income (LMI) Small Business Grant.

Every day we pour our lives into this county, our cities, and our residents to ensure Cherokee remains a thriving community and one of metro Atlanta’s premier business destinations. Watch this visual experience to discover what we do and why we do it.

The Cherokee Career Expo will be held virtually this year on Wednesday, September 30th from 1-2 p.m.

COVID-19 Business Resources

Visit our COVID-19 Resources page for updated news and information.

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.

Cherokee By Choice Coloring Book

Color Cherokee beautiful and download the free beautifully illustrated 28-page Cherokee By Choice Coloring Book.

List Your Business

Calling All Cherokee Businesses! List your current hours, dine-in, delivery options, or takeout options, and service offering on our free business reopening tool.

See Who's Open

Want to see who’s open for business in Cherokee? Take advantage of our FREE business reopening tool.

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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
  • Northside Hospital Cherokee
  • Black Airplane

Cherokee by Choice. Join the movement.

Nor-Ral, Inc. Receives Elite Supplier Award for 2019 from Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

(Cherokee County) October 28, 2020 |  Lockheed Martin Aeronautics recently named Canton manufacturer Nor-Ral, Inc. an Elite Supplier for 2019, representing the top one percent of a supply base of more than 1,400 suppliers. The prestigious award comes as a result of Nor-Ral’s contributions to the C-130J Super Hercules and…
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