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Cherokee County Is an Exciting Market Where You Can Thrive

System - Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Cherokee County is a great place to live, go to school, work and play! When people discover the natural beauty of this part of north Georgia, they need to consider it a place to live for professionals and families. There is a diverse range of housing and low property taxes, which make for an ideal place to rent or to invest in personal or income producing property.

The interest in Cherokee County is high, as financial incentive programs are luring people there. The programs are intended to target projects with positive economic impact on the community. Qualifying projects are eligible for these incentives, so if you are considering start ups or expansions, be sure to look into the Freeport Exemptions, tax incentives, Industrial Revenue Bond Refinancing, Impact Fees and Existing Industry Incentives.

With a work ready workforce, Cherokee County has an impressive talent pool of workers seeking opportunities to grow and develop the area.  Over 40% of the residents have post-secondary degrees, 79% of the workforce out-commutes to work each day and 97% of those would prefer to stay in Cherokee County to work. White-collar employment is above the stave average at 67.7%, above the state and national averages. According to, a recent Regional Snapshot released by the ARC shows that Cherokee County is projected to lead the Atlanta region over the next 30 years (2010 – 2040) with a 166.3 percent increase in jobs.

This translates that growth is headed to Cherokee County! With excellent schools, and available higher education, learners of all ages have available opportunities to grow and develop personally. Cherokee County has become one of the top school districts in the State of Georgia and nation, with a strong focus on teaching and learning. High performing test scores rank the public schools among the top in the state. Chattahoochee Technical College is the state of Georgia’s largest technical college. Reinhardt University is a private 4-year university in Waleska that offers MBA programs, and Kennesaw State University, Ranked No. 8 Best Colleges: Up-and-coming Masters Universities (South) by U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” guide is in easy driving distance in Cobb County.

Top-notch healthcare provides the county with peace of mind. Northside Hospital-Cherokee is an 84-bed, not-for-profit hospital that has a medical staff of 600 and more than 1400 employees who serve the people in the area. This hospital also provides out-patient services and state of the art facilities; located in Canton, Holly Springs and Woodstock, the hospital and outreach facilities provide excellent care.

When considering a move, consider Cherokee County! It’s a great place to thrive!

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