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Shane Short Executive Director

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Development Authority of Walton County

Walton County

East Atlanta - Where Industry Thrives

Located 40 miles east of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Walton County is an excellent location offering a favorable business climate, quality labor force, and an excellent quality of life.

Walton County international companies include Shire, Hitachi, Walmart, and others. Less than an hour away is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport with direct and connecting flights all around the world.

Walton County offers a favorable tax climate with no inventory tax, job tax credits, child care credits, sales tax exemption, and taxable and non-taxable industrial bond financing.

To complement our business environment, Walton County has one of Georgia’s best Technical Colleges, Athens Technical College, and is home to Georgia’s BioScience Training Center.

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Development Authority of Walton County

Community Profile



GDP per Capita

52,178 $



Focus Industries

Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Healthcare / Medical Devices / Life Sciences / Pharma

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Development Authority of Walton County

List of European Companies who have already invested

Name Industry No. of Employees
Shire (Ireland) Pharmaceutical 1,200