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Doing Business in Chambers County, Alabama

Chambers County’s location, labor, and lifestyle along with its proactive leadership have been the recipe for attracting national and global industrial leaders. Some of the manufacturers that are among that list include AJIN USA, John Soules Foods, West Fraser, Knauf Insulation, WestRock and many more. The Chambers County Development Authority makes it a top priority to continuously recruit companies that will better the community.

Low cost of doing business

Chambers County offers the advantages of being located along Interstate 85 and other major highways, as well as being in close proximity to major metropolitan areas while offering a lower cost of doing business. This is done by offering low property taxes and no inventory taxes. Companies can also apply for tax incentives and abatements. For more information, click here.


Education plays a critical role in attracting and retaining businesses and industries to the county. Chambers County offers a variety of educational opportunities including County and City School Systems, two private schools, and a highly touted technical school. Additionally, Southern Union State Community College has a campus in the county, and two higher education institutions, Auburn University and Point University, are located in close proximity. For more information about the educational opportunities, click here.


Chambers County’s location makes it easy to access major interstates, highways, railroads, and airports. Chambers County has three exits located on I-85 and is connected to US Hwy 29, US Hwy 280, and US Hwy 431. The City of Lanett is currently in the process of expanding the Lanett Municipal Airport to 5,400 ft. The county is also serviced by rail from both CSX Transportation and Norfolk Southern. For more information about Chambers County transportation, click here.

Existing Industries

The recruitment of new industry is a priority at the Chambers County Development Authority, but it is equally as important to support and strengthen our existing industries. The CCDA staff is at the service of our existing industries through maintaining frequent contact, updating them on initiatives, and providing a number of support and services.

What we can do for you:

  •  CCDA Industrial Directory
  • Site visits and continued meetings with companies
  • Employee drug screening options through local hospital
  • Employee search assistance
  • Expansion Incentives
  • Employee Appreciation Day assistance
  • Facilitation of energy audits through local power companies
  • Other needs as they occur