AdvantageSite Designation

Little Canoe Creek, ideally situated with 1,100 acres, is the largest tract of land in North Alabama currently designated as an Alabama AdvantageSite.This designated AdvantageSite has been analyzed and is being cleared for future development.

  • 1,100 acres
  • Designated Alabama Advantage site
  • Utilities and fiber optic internet
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Workforce Development

With several colleges, universities and career development centers nearby, the workforce in the Etowah region is growing. 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 is ideally located for several key industrial sectors, including:

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Latest News

Airport receives $1 million FAA grant

Michael Rodgers / Times Staff Writer - Aug 13, 2019 The City of Gadsden on Tuesday announced the acceptance of a $1 million grant for the Northeast Alabama Regional Airport, and...

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Gadsden lands Tier 1 automotive supplier

Michael Rodgers / Times Staff Writer - Jul 16, 2019 A Tier 1 automotive supplier has chosen to locate a new manufacturing facility in Gadsden, and officials ranging from Mayor Sherman...

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The Etowah Recipe for Success: Size, Location, Access and Workforce

Featured in Trade & Industry Development - May/June 2018 Edition, Pages 62-63 Little Canoe Creek Megasite Takes Center Stage for Development Located in beautiful northeast Alabama, Etowah County...

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