"Destination Paulding, Arrival Time Now."
Located twenty-five miles northwest of downtown Atlanta, Paulding County has been one of the fastest growing counties in the United States since 2000. Economists, planners and site selectors have all identified Paulding as one of the nation’s brightest spots for development.
Access to a highly skilled workforce, efficient logistics, aggressive incentives and low business costs all provide a fertile environment for businesses in Paulding County. Paulding's diverse and stable business climate continues to thrive despite today’s turbulent marketplace.
- Paulding is the 2nd fastest growing county in Metro Atlanta and Georgia.
- The county has experienced a 75% growth rate since 2000.
- Paulding is a certified Georgia Work Ready community and is part of a labor market of over 630,000.
- US 278/GA 6 connects Paulding directly to I-20 and Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
- Paulding is home to the award-winning, Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport (PUJ) which was the first jet capable airport built in Georgia in thirty years.
- The county's pro-business environment and educated workforce provides an excellent location for many types of manufacturing and high tech enterprises.
- Since 2000, Paulding has experienced an average job growth rate of nearly 20%.
"CNN & Money Magazine recently placed Paulding County in the top 20 of its "Best Places to Live" in the United States."
Working in conjunction with the Georgia Centers of Innovation (GCI), Paulding County has developed sound strategies and relationships that are shaping the region’s business recruitment and commerce for many years to come. The local economy benefits from its exceptional location near metro Atlanta and a low cost of living, yet Paulding County continues to improve quality of life for its residents while maintaining an enriched history and natural environment, as well as a strong sense of community.
Welcome from Paulding County Commissioner, David Austin:
Welcome to Paulding County- We would like to invite you to discover the unique qualities that our county offers for both businesses and residents. Strong, friendly relationships and an extremely supportive, pro-active business climate have made Paulding a very special place to call home.
Paulding County is strategically positioned to become the next great industrial and commercial suburban county in the metro Atlanta area. With WellStar Health System’s newest, state-of-the-art , LEED Silver Certified Hospital building set to open in 2014, along with the Paulding Northwest Atlanta Airport’s new 23,000 square-foot terminal building, Paulding is rapidly transitioning from a bedroom community into a burgeoning business and industrial hub that is well-positioned in the southeastern United States.
Paulding’s convenient logistical access to rail lines, interstates and the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International, allows businesses to thrive on convenience and efficiency. The County also boasts an excellent school system and over 26,000 acres of protected, pristine forest land surrounding the popular Silver Comet Trail.
In addition to Paulding’s specialized, “Team Community” approach to economic development, the County also features a variety of volunteer groups and organizations that create extremely positive leadership experiences for both youth and adults.
Local business and government leaders are leading the way for Paulding County’s current economic surge, creating long-term partnerships that enable the growth of commerce in the county; Come join us as we rise to the top!
Chairman David A. Austin
Paulding County Board of Commissioners