“Come grow your business with us.”
Small town does not mean small selection. Berrien County is home to more than 400 businesses. We offer a variety of great retail shops and restaurants located throughout our community. The historic Courthouse stands tall in the heart of downtown Nashville and serves as the anchor for Berrien County. Nashville is home to a certified Main Street program. Downtown Nashville is home to businesses offering one of a kind merchandise and service that can’t be matched. Berrien County is also home to several national retail chains.
Berrien County was designated an Entrepreneur Friendly Community in 2007 by the Georgia Department of Economic Development. Berrien County is also a regional partner with the Sowing Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEEDS) Center which provides businesses with startup and development resources.
Lights, Camera, Action…Berrien County is a Camera Ready Community. Georgia’s Camera Ready Program connects film and television productions with skilled county liaisons to provide local expertise and support.
Berrien County’s number one industry is agriculture. Agriculture has an estimated economic impact of more than $100 million annually in Berrien County. A wide variety of row crops and other commodities are produced in the community including corn, cotton, peanuts, tobacco, vegetables, pecans, beef, poultry, swine, and forestry.
Several factors make Berrien County the perfect place for employers and their employees. Our excellent school system and low cost of living make Berrien County an attractive choice for businesses. According to the 2017 census, the average family income in Berrien County is $38,297 and the cost of living index is well below the US average at 80.2.
Several nationally known companies make Berrien County their home including Chaparral and Robalo Boats, Dupont Pine Products, Coyote Manufacturing, and Atlas Manufacturing. A capable workforce and growing population make Berrien County the right place to locate a business.
Please visit our Economic Development site to find more information.