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

Major Employers & Industry Partners

  • Yanmar
  • Jaipur Living
  • Northside Hospital Cherokee
  • Papa John’s Regional Hub
  • Inalfa Roof Systems Group
  • Universal Alloy Corporation
  • Chart Industries
  • ThyssenKrupp
  • Nor-Ral Inc.

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