Anderson County offers many advantages from high quality of life with ample recreational resources to educational opportunities at nationally recognized schools and institutions as well as business incentives for industries looking to expand or relocate to the area.
Anderson County offers a variety of economic incentives and advantages for the development of business and industry as well as job creation. The Anderson County Council generally offers incentive packages to new and existing businesses. The criteria are based on the investment amount, the number of jobs created and the average wages to be paid.Incentives
To maintain a competitive environment, we work to develop strategic initiatives that expand opportunities and provide advantages within individual industries. We also provide a variety of resources to support current and potential Anderson County businesses as they begin expansion or relocation to the Anderson County area.Key Industries
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Anderson County sits in the state's northwestern corner—an area commonly referred to as the Upstate of South Carolina. Anderson is conveniently located halfway between Atlanta and Charlotte, along Interstate 85.Location & Infrastructure
Excellence in education is the central focus for Anderson County schools, with many of our elementary, middle and high schools winning state and national awards. Anderson County’s public school system consists of five districts and serves more than 27,000 students.Workforce & Education
With its abundant golf and lake communities, condominiums, family residential housing, and equestrian communities, Anderson County offers the advantage of living at its best. From music to food and festivities Anderson County has an abundance of activities for families and people of all ages.Quality of Life
Anderson County is a prime destination for international companies – from automotive suppliers such as Plastic Omnium and Bosch to Electrolux – the household appliance manufacturer.International