Fastest Growing Small County in the US
Jackson County, West Virginia leads the nation among small counties (less than 100,000 people) with an 86.5% increase from 2017 to 2018 in domestic sales, international sales, and construction.
Who We Are
Our role is to foster economic growth through supporting existing industry and small business, recruiting of new companies, and product development.
What We Do
Large enough to handle your decision to move to our county, but small enough to give your company as much time and info you may need to start your business here in Jackson County.
Welcome to Jackson County, West Virginia
Welcome to the Jackson County Development Authority’s website. The Jackson County Development Authority (JCDA) responds quickly to help businesses locate, grow and thrive in Jackson County, West Virginia. As the lead economic development agency in Jackson County, the JCDA oversees business attraction and development efforts along those same lines this site is also a tool for existing Jackson County businesses to use in their retention and expansion efforts. We also coordinate state programs and incentives for companies looking to grow or locate in the County. The Development Authority provides technical assistance, business expertise and works to provide financing to entrepreneurs and business start-ups. Whatever your needs are, we can support you and demonstrate the many facets that make Jackson County a great place to live and grow your business.
Appalachian Regional Commission
Appalachian Regional Commission’s (ARC) mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia. The ARC is a regional economic development agency that represents a partnership of federal, state, and local government.
The Jackson County Development Authority office maintains up-to-date listings of industrial parks, sites, buildings and available office space for your convenience.