County Services

Economic Development

The Washington County Economic Development (WCED) is a non-profit organization located in Chatom, Alabama. Its mission is to help Washington County businesses and industries grow and prosper, while also attracting new businesses to the area. WCED works closely with the local community to promote economic development, job creation, and community revitalization.

The organization offers a variety of services to help businesses start and operate successfully, including business planning and consultations, assistance with financing and funding, networking events, and marketing support. Additionally, WCED is a resource for site selection, providing businesses with information and guidance on local real estate options.

Washington County is known for its rich natural resources, skilled workforce, and strategic location near major transportation routes, making it an ideal place for businesses to operate and grow. With the support of WCED, businesses and industries in Washington County have access to the resources they need to succeed and contribute to the local community’s economic vitality.

You may contact the Economic Development Office for questions about:

  • Chatom Economic Development programs and services
  • City and community development
  • Job creation, training, and workforce development
  • Washington County Economic Development funds
  • EDA grants and funding

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