Quality Site

The Little Canoe Creek Mega-Site, ideally situated between Birmingham, AL and Chattagnooa, TN, is the largest tract of land in North Alabama currently designated as an Alabama AdvantageSite.

  • Over 1,000 acres
  • Adjacent to I-59
  • On Norfolk Southern's main line
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Quality Workforce

Etowah County’s workforce is comprised of over a half-million people within a one-hour commute, including 60,000 who work in manufacturing. Within a 30-minute drive the workforce stands at 75,000. Some of the educational institutions include:

  • Gadsden State
  • University of Alabama Gadsden Center
  • Jacksonville State's Gadsden Center
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Targeted Sectors

In the heart of Alabama, Etowah County is ideally located for several key industrial sectors, including:

Latest News

Bid Awarded for Mega-Site's Pad-Ready Site

Etowah County Commission awards bid for Little Canoe Creek Mega-Site work Donna Thornton Gadsden Times September 15, 2019 The Etowah County Commission on Tuesday awarded a "mass grading project" bid to Waites Construction of...

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Recreation, culture, activities are important parts of attracting businesses

This article is the third in a series on economic development efforts in Gadsden and Etowah County. At first glance, the number of...

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Local officials react to Goodyear closing

Dustin Fox @GT_DustinFox / Apr 24, 2020 at 6:40 PM Donna Thornton @GT_DThornton / Apr 24, 2020 at 6:40 PM ...

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