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MONROE COUNTY, GEORGIA

THE MIDDLE OF EVERYWHERE

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

Location

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.

Education

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

City agrees to help if Fortune 500 firm goes to Indian Springs park

City agrees to help if Fortune 500 firm goes to Indian Springs park

Forsyth agreed to share the cost of relocating electricity (up to $30,000) with Monroe County Development Authority for a business if the business decides to locate in the Indian Springs business park. The decision was made after a presentation by Development Authority executive director Joyce White and board chair Tom Baugh to Forsyth City Council on Jan. 17.

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Development Authority of Monroe County

3 weeks 3 days ago

Attending Middle Georgia Regional Commissions listening session to hear how Monroe County is growing.

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

1 month 3 days ago

The Development Authority and Department of Drivers Services are eager to welcome you to the new Drivers License Center located at 105 Industrial Park Drive, See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

1 month 3 days ago

2024 is off to a roaring start! The first week of January, the Development Authority hosted a group of Monroe Co. Educators at 2 local See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

2 months 1 week ago

All the finishing touches are being made on the new drivers license facility. We believe it will be a building Monroe Countians will be proud See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

3 months 2 days ago

Pretty Soon this property will not be vacant! The Development Authority of Monroe County is proud to announce we have closed on 9.15 acres at See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

3 months 3 weeks ago

Robert of ProForm Construction is working hard to get the Driver’s License facility up and running! Thank you Tony and Robert for being a a See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

4 months 6 days ago

The Monroe County Development Authority attended the Governor’s Workforce Summit. There are a lot of good things happening with the University System, the Technical College See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

4 months 2 weeks ago

The Development Authority was in the very center of the Middle Georgia Economic Alliance summit held at Georgia Power’s experience center. Middle Georgia counties presented See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

4 months 3 weeks ago

Phil Ham and Joyce White of The Development Authority of Monroe County along with Cody Ham, Commission Chairman Greg Tapley, Commissioner Eddie Rowland and his See More

Development Authority of Monroe County

Development Authority of Monroe County

5 months 1 week ago

Time to get in line to purchase your cottage home! Cottage Home Depot is coming soon to the Indian Springs Business Park. Quality cottage homes See More

Development Authority of Monroe County