Below you will find a variety of resources to help you establish a new business, expand your market share, or simply improve your business acumen.


Review our Demographics to learn about Gilmer’s area profile and economic climate.

New Businesses

View our How to Operate a Business or contact the Development Authority to learn about the resources available that offer assistance with all aspects of business planning and development.


Learn about state incentives available to businesses, by downloading the Georgia Department of Economic Development 2018 Incentives Brochure.

Incentives include: Job Tax Credits (Gilmer County is designated a Tier 3 community), Investment Tax Incentives, Optional Investment Tax Credits, REsearch Development Tax Credits, Retaining Tax Credits, Child Care Tax Credits, Georgia Sales and Use Tax and Georgia Quick Start.


Locate in Gilmer County

Looking for the perfect live and work location? View our Sites & Buildings page under Site Selection, or call us to receive an up-to-date listing of available spaces.



Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce:

Gilmer County Government:

Small Busienss Development Center (SBDC):

Georgia Department of Labor (local office):

Career Center – 946 Appalachian HIghway – Blue Ridge, GA – serves Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, Towns, Union Counties

Phone: 706.632.2033