Randolph County is serious about working together to support economic development for this county. Steps have begun to develop an economic development plan to increase population, support and strengthen our existing businesses and actively and competively seek new industry.
Paul Langford, Chairman -
Walter Mattox - Vice Chair
The Randolph County Development Authority was created in 1962 by the constitution of the State of Georgia for the purpose of encouraging and promoting the expansion of development of industrial and commercial facilities in Randolph County.
Therefore, our mission is to promote economic development through recruitment of industry and business, as well as to support existing businesses in Randolph County.
The Randolph County Development Authority shares the motto of our county and Chamber of Commerce: “rooted in history, with the future in mind” We are dedicated to our history of agriculture and forestry, while embracing the technological advances to actively pursue agricultural and forestry related industries.
The Randolph Development Authority meets each 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 at the Randolph County Welcome Center.
We are the crossroads of two major US Highways 27 and 82, with Highway 27 being a 4 lane from TN to FL. In addition, Randolph County is less than 10 miles from Highway 520/Corridor Z which runs from Columbus to the eastern Coast. We are located 50 miles south of Columbus, GA and 40 miles west of Albany, GA.
The Randolph County Development Authority partners with the Randolph County Chamber of Commerce, the Randolph County Board of Commissioners, the cities of Cuthbert and Shellman as well as the local Airport Authority. As a member of Locate South Georgia, SWGA 5 and the Southern Lower Chattahoochee Council of Governments Regional Development Authority, we collaborate regionally to bring industry, business and jobs to South Georgia.
Work Force Ready
Our own Dave Wallis recently wrote an article "Assessing Advantage in Randolph County" where he wrote that Georgia's Randolph County has much to offer a pellet mill or renewable fuel plant developer. This article was published in Biomass Magazine and is distributed internationally.
Please click on the following link to review the magazine and read his very informative article about Randolph County's resources.
Randolph County is committed to being unified to enhance quality of life and prosperity while maintaining our southern hospitality.