Economic Development


Situated halfway between Interstates 20 and 85 on the Georgia line in east Alabama, Randolph County offers close proximity to metropolitan areas. This central location results in a labor draw of over 270,000 workers from a 45-mile radius. The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, offering service from over 35 airlines, is less than 75 miles away. The new Kia manufacturing plant in West Point, Ga. is within 30 miles. Recreational opportunities are abundant with Lake Wedowee and nearby destinations Talladega National Forest and Cheaha State Park. Randolph County, Alabama is home to Southern Union State Community College and also offers easy access to Auburn University and Jacksonville State University.

Randolph County Economic Development Authority’s mission is
to improve the economic well-being of the Randolph County area
and its citizens through expanding and diversifying the
industrial base and creating retail and commercial opportunities.

RCEDA offers personalized, confidential assistance for industries considering a location in Randolph County. For information about locating your business here, contact our Executive Director. Also, visit our website at

Marilyn Lott, Executive Director