Mr. Burriss Nelson
Economic Development Director

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Anderson County Economic Development Announcements

January 2009-January 2017

Total Announced Investment: $3.3 billion

Total Job Creation: 5,377

Industry Facts

200+ Existing Industry

20+ International Headquarters

36 Industries Represented

Why Anderson is Right for You

Anderson County is situated between two major cities (Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC) with easy access to ports as well as international airports. Anderson County provides your business with the resources it needs to be successful for years to come when moving here. Whether that looks like relocating or opening a new facility, the Anderson County Economic Development Team will be there every step of the way to guide you through the process.

If you have questions regarding Anderson County and how you fit, you should give us a call or send us an email. We will do everything possible to answer your questions and help you make the decision to invest in Anderson County.

What You Need to Know


Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, along the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor, Anderson County sits in the state’s northwestern corner–an area commonly referred to as the Upstate. It is midway between Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC with access to I-85.


With nine municipalities dating back to the late 1700s, Anderson County has a rich and bountiful American history. There is always something to do and somewhere to adventure and learn something new in Anderson County. Through the five school districts, there are plenty of activities to do in the evening for families as well as get involved with your community.


Taxes & Incentives

Anderson County offers a variety of economic incentives for the development of business and industry. The Anderson County Council generally offers incentive packages to new and existing businesses based on the investment amount, number of jobs created and average wages to be paid.



Interested in Anderson County, SC and what that means for you and your business? Connect with our team by emailing or calling us to speak to someone about your potential in Anderson County. The world comes to work here and that starts with you.



This page was last modified in September 2020.