Butts County Development Authority
625 West Third St., Jackson, GA 30233
Phone: (770) 775-4851
Bob White, CEcD - Executive Director
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Butts County is the perfect solution to your business’ logistical needs.

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Butts County, Georgia
Funny Name...Serious About Business

With a North Georgia location roughly equidistant from Atlanta and Macon, and two truck-friendly exits on Interstate 75, Butts County, Georgia and the cities of Jackson, Jenkinsburg and Flovilla are ready to do business. Butts County is only 40 minutes from the busiest airport in the world and a three-hour drive from the largest single-terminal container facility of its kind in North America and the nation’s second-busiest container port at Savannah. Butts County, Georgia’s location is a logistical dream come true. Multiple sites are available in the county that feature ideal strategic locations for industries that seek connectivity to rapidly growing markets and the major metropolitan areas of the Southeast.

Please explore Butts County’s many attributes here on our website, then call us at the Butts County Industrial Development Authority to discuss how your business can thrive here: 770-775-4851.

Check out the feature on Butts County in the August 2019 issue of Georgia Trend magazine

Other essential market advantages that Butts County offers industries include:

  • Business-friendly governments that will help open your doors, not close them.
  • An educated workforce that has existing skills in advanced manufacturing and logistics.
  • Five business and industrial parks, both community-owned and developer-owned, offering options to suit virtually any business requirements.
  • A quality of life that combines the best of small-town community friendliness and city entertainment, education and healthcare amenities.

Upcoming Meeting Notices

The quarterly meeting of the Butts County Development Authority (IDA) and the monthly meeting of the Development Authority of Butts County (DABC) will meet on Friday, January 8, 2021 at 8:30 a.m.  The offices of the Development Authority have relocated to the Historic Butts County Courthouse at 25 Second Street, Jackson, GA 30233. Unless otherwise noted, all Development Authority meetings will be held in the Courthouse Conference Room.

All Development Authority meetings are open to the public and appropriate safeguards taken for safe distancing; however, during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, visitors may attend via conference call using the provided dial-in information. Should you wish to attend in this manner, we would ask that you identify yourself when calling in so that we may accurately report attendees.

Pursuant to the directives of Governor Kemp to limit public gatherings to aid in halting the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the Authority’s January 8, 2021 Board Meeting will be physically limited to members, required staff, and attendees pre-screened per CDC guidelines for travel to high-risk regions or symptoms, only. However, the video and/or audio of portions of the meeting open to the public will be available via video and/or audio call-in

The meeting is anticipated to be physically conducted in the Authority’s board room with appropriate social distancing per CDC guidelines. In the event a quorum of board members are unable to attend in-person due to COVID-19 precautions, the meeting will be held with a quorum of members participating by video and/or audio conference, in compliance with the emergency provisions of the Open Meetings Act and the Governor’s State of Emergency Order, as amended.

Immediately following adjournment of the Authority meetings, the Authority will begin its annual planning session. Due to COVID-19 related travel restrictions, the planning sesion will be facilitated virtually.  For those who are unable to attend in person, there will be access via Zoom with the following links:

Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 817 3123 8399
Passcode: 877497
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+13017158592,,81731238399#,,,,*877497# US (Washington D.C)  

A copy of the IDA agenda is attached here: https://365degree.clienteditor.com/temporary_uploads/297281/Agenda IDA 1-8-21.pdf 
A copy of the DABC agenda is attached here: https://365degree.clienteditor.com/temporary_uploads/297281/Agenda Development Authority of Butts County 1-8-21.pdf