Phone: 850-584-5627


Taylor County Development Authority



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Located in Florida’s North Central Region, Taylor County is one of the state’s brightest rising stars. Here, you’ll find a bustling business community ripe for expansion and new investment. You’ll also discover a community grounded on the integrity of small town values, and a people who enjoy and protect the area’s bountiful natural resources.

Beautifully rural, but surprising accessible, Taylor County is nestled by the sparkling Gulf of Mexico and is only 50 miles southeast of Tallahassee, Florida’s capital and Home to Florida State University and 70 miles from Gainesville, home to the University of Florida – one of the leading public research universities in the nation.

The Taylor County Chamber of Commerce provides valuable assistance to businesses and residents in Taylor County.

Quick Facts

  • Available and affordable land and incubator sites.
  • Attractive labor rates.
  • A local, skilled labor force trained in metal fabrication, welding, fiberglass forming, millwrights, electrical, instrumentation and more.
  • Located less than 75 miles from two major research universities (University of Florida and Florida State University).
  • Access to a population base of 11 million within 250 miles.
  • A modern airport with three runways; the longest runway is 5,010 feet.
  • Easy access for transportation of manufactured goods by truck, rail, air, or sea.
  • A wide selection of local state-certified building, electrical, plumbing, roofing and A/C contractors;as well as planners, surveyors, architects and heavy equipment operators.
  • State-of-the-art healthcare, including Taylor County-based Doctors' Memorial Hospital and World-renowned Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville, along with nearby Capital Regional Medical Center and Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare, both in Tallahassee.
  • A moderate climate that encourages healthy, active lifestyles; year-round activities include fishing, boating , hunting, kayaking and camping in state and national parks