Jefferson County Economic Development Council

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Commerce: Doing Business
in Jefferson County Florida

If moving goods from manufacturers to consumers is your business, you should consider Jefferson County’s ample, affordable sites.

Whether you are a large distributor, transportation or logistics company or warehouse, Jefferson County can serve your business well.

We have excellent interstate access, 4-lane highways, passenger and cargo air service are minutes away and two deep water ports are within a 200 mile radius.

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Business - Right at Home

We provide a business-friendly attitude and a commitment to relocating and growing your enterprise in Jefferson County, Florida.

With the right telecommunications equipment and a good transportation system, companies can do business almost anywhere. They can work where they want to live – not live where they have to work.


  • Only minutes from Tallahassee, the state capital
  • Located at a major intersection of major U.S. transport corridors
  • Close proximity to airports, seaports and other business resources
  • Positioned between two flagship universities - Florida State University and the University of Florida
  • Large, diverse and dynamic workforce

An Industrial Park on US 19, 2 miles from the interstate, has parcels available for small scale manufacturing, processing and distribution.

Success Story

Simpson Nurseries

Simpson Nurseries, Jefferson County, Florida

Simpson Nurseries, Inc. is a leading producer of trees and shrubs for wholesale in the United States. Their 100-plus year history of success in Jefferson County is a result of their innovative ideas and approaches, and our strategic location and climate. Simpson Nurseries is also committed to sound environmental practies, and partners with the public sector to use reclaimed water for irrigation.