Economic vitality

Economic vitality is the engine that drives Elkin's well being. Our vision of the future focuses on business diversity. Our diversity must be vast enough to weather changing times and robust enough to provide the jobs to the families that live in our community. Our emphasis on superior education helps us to attract quality companies and employment. Economic vitality allows us to attain our vision of prosperity for our families, and provide outstanding business opportunities, superior public services, and a safe, friendly community.

Elkin is a great place to live and a great place to do business. A strategic location, favorable business climate, and progressive philosophies encourage entrepreneurship and foster steady growth, even in the midst of changing times. This business climate fosters innovation and combines the best of small-town advantages with major-market access.

This region has it all: scenic surroundings, uncongested towns, low crime rates, family friendly communities, state-of -the-art health care and excellent schools, plus a favorable business climate and strategic access to nearby metropolitan areas, such as Winston-Salem, Greensboro and Charlotte. These and other important markets are readily accessible for added marketing and work force potential.

In addition to well-educated, dedicated workers, the region's many business benefits include favorable tax rates, customizable education and training programs, affordable real estate, available sites, and profit driven development incentives. North Carolina rewards businesses and industries that invest in the future. Eligible firms can get state tax credits for investing in machinery and equipment, research and development, new jobs, and training.

Economic Mission Statement

Elkin's economic mission statement is to encourage economic growth, job creation and quality of life through attracting and retaining business and healthcare related facilities, providing resources to promote entrepreneurship, continued development of Viticulture, encouraging tourism and supporting community revitalization. The Town of Elkin collaborates with outside agencies like the Surry County Economic Development Partnership, Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce, Appalachian Regional Development Institute, The Piedmont Triad Partnership, and surrounding local governments to promote balanced growth and job creation.

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 Surry County Economic Development Partnership
614 South Main Street Dobson NC 27017 Tel: 336-386-4781
Drive 15.69 Miles  -  0:23 minutes from historic downtown Elkin, NC

Surry County Economic Development Partnership - Dobson, NCLocated in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Surry County lies in the northwest quadrant of North Carolina's Piedmont Triad, nationally ranked #1 for business climate, dubbed the nation's second "hottest city" for manufacturing, and second best real estate market.

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5 West Hargett Street, Suite 600 Raleigh NC 27601 Tel: 919.715.7272
Travel 146.71 miles  -  2:34 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Small Business & Technology Development Center - Raleigh  , NCThe SBTDC is part of The National Small Business Development Center (SBDC) program, which was founded on the premise of leveraging higher education resources (staff, students, faculty, research) for the benefit of the business community. In North Carolina, the SBTDC provides that vital connection between the multi-campus University system and small to mid-sized businesses across the state.

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114 West Parrish Street Durham NC  27701 Tel: 919.956.8889
Travel 123.26 miles  -  2:08 hours from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

NC Institute of Minority Economic Development - Durham, NC The North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development is a statewide nonprofit organization representing the interest of underdeveloped and underutilized sectors of the state's economic base. The Institute's working philosophy is that--information and business development are critical to wealth creation and to building the asset base among low-wealth sectors of the population.

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135 S. Salisbury Street Street Mocksville NC 27028 Tel: 336-753-6002
Travel 32.25 miles  -  0:59 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Economic Development Council of Davie County - Mocksville  , NCDavie County is a growing community of approximately 40,000 people. The area is served by I-40, which bisects the county, as well as nearby I-85 and I-77. One-half of the nation's population and one trillion dollars in industrial production, representing 60% of the U.S. market, is located within 800 miles of Davie County.

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205 South Jackson Street  Yadkinville NC 27055 Tel: 336-679-2200
Travel 20.35 miles  -  0:24 minutes from downtown Elkin, North Carolina

Yadkin County Economic Development Council - Yadkinville  , NCYadkin County Economic Development Council

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