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Development Authority of Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman

As a large county, we are already home to regional, national and international headquarters.

Your new commercial site is right here, in Elbert County!

The Development Authority is a Georgia public authority that serves the interests of the county and its two cities: Elberton and Bowman. Our economic development team has been entrusted with the future economic growth of the county because of proven outside-the-box thinking, innovation, & creativity. This is our simple superpower!

We are very much pro-business and are your main resource for business information, business education, site selection, financial resources, and incentives.

How can the Development Authority help you? We are large enough to handle your decision to move to our county, but small enough to give your company as much time and information you may need as encouragement—to move or start your business, right here in Elbert County, Georgia.

Georgia’s Workforce

Granite Capital of the World


Cut from a flame burning at approximately 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit, Old & New World-style tools, dynamite, saws, manpower, and computers complete the monument process.

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Recording the world’s heritage, moments and people. The Elbert County granite site is estimated: 35 miles long; 6 miles wide; 3 miles deep.

Elberton Granite Association

Georgia Encyclopedia Article

Elbert County

Produces more granite memorials and architectural products than any other place in the world. More than 250 companies employ over 2,200 people.

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The Cities of Elberton and Bowman

State Routes 72, 77 and 17 give easy access to all points within Elbert County, and to major interstates.


Elberton, GA

Central to Elbert County and 110 miles from Atlanta, Elberton is known for its lakes, centralized rail, airport, downtown, and Antebellum homes.
City of Elberton Website

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Licensing & Permits


Bowman, GA

Located 30 minutes from Interstate 85, Bowman is known for its active government, art and antiques…
City of Bowman Website

Connector Magazine Article

New Zoning Map

New Ordinances

2018 Tree City USA

Downtown Elberton

Downtown Bowman

Elberton Country Club

Downtown Bowman

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Business Partners

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City & County Government

As the industrial center of Northeast Georgia, Elbert County is a prosperous, growing community boasting a strong economy…

Business Resources

Our success begins with strong ties between Elbert County leadership and its economic partners. Each brings proven success…

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Find a link, article, sentence, or contact you did not have before which may help you complete a project, capture a sale or embrace a new project.

Training & Networking

Elbert County has state of the art higher education facilities and custom programs to stay competitive in the marketplace

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