Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman are positioned for strategic growth like few other communities in Northeast Georgia. Located between I-85 and I-20, Elbert County is also the crossroads of State Routes 72, 17 and 77.
Elbert County is just 110 miles from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and less than 200 miles from the deepwater Port of Savannah, with other ports well within reach. Add the dual rail service of CSX and Norfolk Southern, and it’s easy to see how businesses across Elbert County, Elberton and Bowman can quickly transport products into regional, national and global markets.
Area businesses have easy access to a pool of talented young professionals seeking to make an impact in the workforce though Elbert County’s proximity to the renowned higher education institutions, the University of Georgia in Athens (35 miles) and Clemson University in South Carolina (50 miles). These eager graduates, combined with graduates from the Elbert County Campus of Athens Technical College and Elbert County High School, will help the area continue to provide a pipeline of skilled and capable workers across multiple industries.