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Monroe County, Georgia

Monroe County provides a kinder, gentler way of life and a safe place to grow a business and a family. Monroe County welcomes you to build a business and a life and the Development Authority of Monroe County stands ready to help. More Opportunity, More Community, More Livability, More Balance, More to Life in Monroe!

Area: 398 mi²
Founded: 1826
Population: 28,712 (2021)
Unemployment rate: 2.5% (Nov 2022)
Congressional district: 8th
Largest city: Forsyth
Cities: Forsyth, Juliette, Culloden, Bolingbroke, Smarr

Monroe County pulls from a labor pool of over 231,000 employees from Central Georgia.

  • Centrally located in the state of Georgia
  • 59 miles (50 minutes) to the Atlanta International Airport
  • 188 miles (2 hr 30 minutes) to Savannah port
  • 30 miles to Macon Regional Airport
  • Norfolk Southern Railroad


Monroe County is in the middle of everywhere with close proximity to I-75, I-675, I-285 and I-16.

Quality of Life

The beautiful countryside offering the residents a subtropical climate and a great place to raise a family.


Monroe County Schools ranks 9th in Georgia school systems with a high school graduation rate of 91%

Film Industry

Georgia is a leading film destination. Monroe County has a variety of unique locations already featured in several films.

Economic Data

As one of Georgia’s fastest growing areas, Monroe County , Georgia is a great location for new, existing and expanding businesses.

Featured Properties

Monroe County offers properties for a diverse variety of industries and businesses.

Doing Business

Monroe County serves many industries and welcomes new industries to the booming area in Middle Georgia

Existing Industries

Latest News & Updates

Development Authority of Monroe County

4 days 7 hours ago

The Development Authority of Monroe County is making room for you! And me! We can now identify where we will turn into the parking lot See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

3 weeks 16 hours ago

Thank you Will Davis for flying the park. You've allowed us a bird's eye view of sites being developed for good things to come!

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

3 weeks 5 days ago

Appling Bros. must have worked over the weekend in preparing the site for the Drivers License Facility. They are leveling the driving field!

Development Authority of Monroe County