Economic Development

  • Promote awareness of Sumter County as a desirable, beneficial and strategically advantageous location for a diverse mix of businesses.
  • Provide timely and efficient support to Sumter County’s businesses, to improve their success and encourage their expansion.
  • Maintain countywide focus for quality of life and tourism development.
  • Monitor and forecast demographic changes in our community including social and socioeconomic evolutions.
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