Economic Development in 
McDuffie County

Standard Iron expands operations in Thomson, purchasing Badcock distribution center building
October, 2018

The sounds of construction will emit from the former Badcock building in a few days as a metal fabrication company breathes new life into the dormant facility and prepares it for new use. Read More

Forward McDuffie considers 'Main Street' status for downtown
August, 2018

What could downtown Thomson look like in the future? How can it become a more vibrant, people-centered place to live and work and keep its historic appeal? Forward McDuffie is pondering those questions as it considers Thomson becoming a Main Street City. Read More

Board Meeting Agenda and Minutes

The role of the Development Authority of McDuffie County is to foster economic growth through supporting existing industry and small business, recruiting of new companies, and product development.

Facts & Figures

Home to more than 30 major industries, McDuffie County is strategically located to serve the entire southeastern United States.

Why McDuffie?

The University of Georgia consistently ranks McDuffie County in the top five counties of Georgia in its ability to pull in sales dollars.

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