Cherokee Office of Economic Development · Cherokee by Choice.

3 Million People Within A 60‑Minute Drive

Infrastructure & Transportation

Cherokee County offers connections. With two interstates connecting you to Atlanta and an international airport with direct flights connecting you to 80 percent of the U.S. population within two hours or 50 countries, Cherokee County provides the access you or your company need. Locally, the recent $34 million expansion and renovation of the Cherokee County Regional Airport further ensures that the needs of corporate travel can be met now and into the future.

  • 30minutes away from Atlanta via I-75 or I-575
  • 45minutes away from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
  • Patriot RailA shortline that runs north to south through the heart of the County
  • 2 Regional AirportsThe award winning, first class Cherokee County Regional Airport located in Ball Ground and the McCollum Field Airport, located in nearby Cobb County, Georgia.
  • 500,000 Fiber Optic Linesincluding two of the nation’s largest trunk routes

Electric Utilities

  • Amicalola EMC
  • Cobb EMC
  • Georgia Power
  • Sawnee EMC

Water & Sewer Rates

Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority. If you have any questions, please contact the Customer Service Department of Cherokee County Water and Sewerage Authority at 770-479-1813.

All rates subject to change.

For more information on water and sewer for the City of Ball Ground, call 770–735–2123.

Inside City

  • Up to 1,000 gallons: 10.01
  • Every 1,000 gallons thereafter: 1.95
  • Senior Rate: 7.01

Outside City

  • 0–1,000 gallons: 14.46
  • Every 1,000 gallons thereafter: 3.06
  • Senior Rate: 11.46

For more information on water and sewer for the City of Canton, call 770–704–1500.

Water

  • Minimum Charge (includes first 2,000 gallons): 9.40
  • Over 2,000: 4.70 per/th gallons

Sewer

  • Minimum Charge (includes first 2,000 gallons): 11.50
  • Over 2,000: 5.75 per/th gallons

For information about water and sewer for the City of Holly Springs, call 770-345-5536.

For information about water and sewer for the City of Waleska, call 770–479–2912

Residential

  • Minimum Charge (includes first 2,000 gallons): 11.96
  • 2,000 to 5,000 gallons: 5.48 per/th gallons
  • 5,000 to 15,000 gallons: 5.98 per/th gallons
  • Over 15,000 gallons: 6.98 per/th gallons

Commercial (less than 2″ meter)

  • Minimum Charge (includes first 2,000 gallons): 11.96
  • 2,000 to 5,000 gallons: 5.48
  • 5,000 to 15,000 gallons: 6.48
  • Over 15,000 gallons: 7.48
  • 250,001 to 500,000: 2.59
  • Over 500,000: 2.17

Institutional (2″ meter)

  • Minimum Charge (includes first 10,000 gallons): 50.00
  • 10,000 to 100,000 gallons: 5.48
  • Over 10,000 gallons: 5.98

Institutional (over 2″ meter)

  • Minimum Charge (includes first 10,000 gallons): 500.00
  • 10,000 to 100,000 gallons: 5.48
  • Over 100,000 gallons: 5.98

For information about water and sewer for the City of Woodstock, call 770–926–8852.

Water

  • Minimum Charge (includes first 1,000 gallons): 10.68
  • 1,000 gallons to 10,000 gallons: 5.34
  • 10,000 gallons and above: 5.66

Sewer Rate

  • First 10,000 gallons: 8.00
  • 10,000 gallons and above: 9.33