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Millen/Jenkins County has established itself as an industry-friendly community. Jenkins County is proud of its many successful agricultural, manufacturing, service and distribution businesses. Employers can easily access Jenkins County's low cost of living, well-educated and skilled labor force, competitive utilities, existing transportation network, and comprehensive job training opportunities.
The community lies strategically between Augusta and Savannah and expects to benefit from the growth of both regional centers. Proximity of rail, highways, and the Port of Savannah prime the area for economic strength.
A well-educated and diverse workforce in Jenkins County is ready to contribute to the development and success of the area's business and industrial enterprises.
Jenkins County is designated an Entrepreneur Friendly Community by the Georgia Department of Economic Development because of initiatives such as its Buy Local campaign, its “Guide to Starting and Growing a Business,” and the Entrepreneur Resource Center at the Millen/Jenkins County Chamber of Commerce.
The City of Millen is a Georgia Main Street City, indicating it has one of the strongest central business districts in the state, leading the state in historic preservation, small business development, expansion of the state’s employment base, leveraging private investment, increasing tourism and providing a positive road map for public-private partnerships.
All of Jenkins County’s leaders are committed to the consistent growth of the community, evidenced by the more than $7.6 million in grant funds that have been awarded to the county in the past seven years.