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Technology in Elbert County Georgia

Technology-Minded

Elberton and Elbert County is situated in an area of the State of Georgia where businesses that utilize technology are encouraged to locate.

Only 32 miles from Athens, GA, Elbert County provides multiple opportunities for businesses to utilize high speed internet, including ElbertonNET, a broadband system owned and operated by the City of Elberton. This fiber optic system connects with Georgia Public Web's 1,500 miles of fiber, offering a variety of technology utilization, limited only by an entrepreneur's or industry's imagination.

Vibrant Downtown

Small business owners are encouraged to locate in Elberton's downtown where there is a vital, entrepreneurial culture, and the fiber is readily available. Business is thriving and includes a variety of retail businesses and restaurants. The Elbert Theatre is also immediately off the square completing this eclectic, vibrant downtown atmosphere.

Options Around Town—Including the Industrial Park

There are also many options for locating around town on the broadband system, including the Elberton Industrial Park. The park is located near the Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College and has broadband access for large industry or smaller businesses in one, sub-divided section.

Businesses utilizing technology also have the convenience of the Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College for workforce training, including its QuickStart program.

The community is only a short, 32 miles from Athens, GA where UGA is a center for research in many fields that are helpful to industry and small business.

Call Rusty Warner in the Economic Development Office for Elbert County, Elberton, and Bowman for more information on locating in this technology-minded area. 706-213-2124 or ecdev@elberton.net

ABCs of Starting A New Business In Elbert County, Georgia

Georgia Public Web—http://www.townware.com/

ElbertonNET—http://www.elbertonutilities.net/

Elbert County School District—http://www.elbert.k12.ga.us/

Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College—http://www.athenstech.edu/ElbertCampus/GeneralInformation/index.cfm

Georgia Quick Start—http://www.georgiaquickstart.org/