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Union County is pro-business with a low-tax climate and talented labor pool.
CONNECTED AND BUSINESS-FRIENDLY
Blairsville-Union County is part of a 260-mile fiber optic broadband ring from Atlanta through the Georgia mountains. It has also been designated “Entrepreneur Friendly” by the Georgia Depart- ment of Economic Development. For business assistance, contact:
 BlairsvilleDowntown Development Authority: VisitDowntownBlairsville.com (706) 347-3503
 Blairsville-UnionCounty Chamber of Commerce: VisitBlairsvilleGA.com (706) 745-5789
 CityofBlairsville: Blairsville-GA.gov (706) 745-2000
 GeorgiaDepartmentof Economic Development: Georgia.org
 SCORE:SmallBusiness Counseling: Atlanta.Score.org
 UGASmallBusiness Development Center: GeorgiaSBDC.org
 UnionCountyDevelopment Authority:
UCDA.net (706) 745-4500
 UnionCountyGovernment: UnionCountyGA.gov
(706) 439-6000
  sales and home building are key contrib- utors to the local economy. Agriculture, of course, remains a strong basis for the area economy, with the Union County Farmers Market being a local favorite.
Bring Your Boldest Ideas
We are always looking for new ventures in Union County. In fact, we’re officially an “Entrepreneur Friendly Community.” That means qualified entrepreneurs and small business owners are eligible for
customized market data, such as demo- graphic and business information, to help them become more competitive.
The Union County Development Authority (UCDA) assists businesses
in identifying available commercial buildings or land. Sites in the Blairsville Airport Regional Industrial Park, for example, are move-in ready with water, sewer, road, power and telecommunica-
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