Top 5 Reasons

Live, work, raise a family, prosper, enjoy! Washington County is all those things and much more. Opportunity is embedded throughout our fabric.

Washington County is proof that you can have the best of both worlds. Washington County is one of the few counties to successfully blend a rural quality of life with state-of-the-art business amenities. Progressive county and town governments have embraced one-stop permitting, property tax abatements and partial waiver of municipal tax on electrical energy. Within the City of Chipley is the Chipley Redevelopment Agency which offers low-cost loans and grants to qualifying businesses. Quality businesses and industries are welcome.



This growing area is also surrounded by seven military bases that stretch across northwest Florida and southeast Alabama. This stable military presence provides a strong defense and aerospace supplier sector that further enhances the economy. In addition, our neighbor, Bay County, is home to one of the nation’s newest international airports centered in a commercial growth area just north of Panama City Beach.


Reasons to Consider Washington County


1 - A Local Attitude that Supports Growth


2 - Connectivity to the World


3 - At the Center of America’s Military


4 - Workforce, Workforce, Workforce


5 - Diverse Selection of Available Sites