Cherokee Office of Economic Development

Cherokee by Choice.

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.

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.

COED Presents COVID-19 Relief Checks to Cherokee Small Businesses

The Cherokee Office of Economic Development (COED) held a socially distanced “drive-through” check event today to present recipients of the Cherokee Small Business Grant Program with COVID-19 relief funding. The grant is made possible through Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding administered through the Cherokee County Community…
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