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Jackson County

Jackson County is located in Northeast Georgia with access to major highways:  I-85, Ga. Hwy. 441, and Ga. Hwy. 129, making access to Atlanta, Gainesville, and Athens easy and quick.

Jackson County is home to three school systems:  Jackson County, Jefferson City, and Commerce City, numerous business and industrial parks, as well as historical landmarks, community activities, and a beautiful rural landscape.

In the past 10 years, Jackson has grown to include several industrial companies, such as:  Toyota, Kubota, Mission Foods, and Mayfield Dairy Farms as well as a branch campus for Lanier Technical Campus.

According to Georgia Trend Magazine (May 2014), Jackson County population added 19,000 new residents from 2000 to 2010.  Additionally, in 2012 the population was 61,440 and is projected to increase to 65,060 by 2017.

Growing by leaps and bounds, with construction making a comeback, whether you prefer historical or rural, Jackson County is Georgia’s best kept secret for raising families and expanding business.

Written by: Jana Lowery, Marketing and PR, V. Low Properties, Inc.

Sources: and Georgia Trend magazine, May 2014.





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Oconee County/Watkinsville Area

V. Low Properties is proud to be located in Oconee County, Georgia.

With Georgia Highway 316 (as a segway to Gwinnett County and downtown Atlanta) connecting the county’s business and industry to commerce and community , Oconee County has an estimate of only 35,000 residents in 2014, but is growing by leaps and bounds. For example, the recent addition of Epps Bridge Centre, a 486,000 square foot retail and entertainment project completed in 2015, that covers 48 acres (Georgia Trend, May 2011), is just the beginning to bringing commerce to Oconee County and its residents.

In addition to large employers such as: Saint Mary’s and the Zaxby’s, Inc. headquarters, according to Rusty Haygood, Economic Development Director, Oconee County is “one of 129 counties in Georgia that has been recognized as an ‘Entrepreneur friendly Community’ by the Georgia Department of Economic Development” (Georgia Trend magazine, May 2011).

Additionally, ranked Oconee county schools as #2 out of the 177 school district in all of Georgia in 2015. Oconee County also offers an extension campus to University of North Georgia College to welcome commuters in the Athens Area and surrounding counties making college accessible to the non-traditional college student.

Whether it is participating in Oconee County’s annual Fall Festival, buying pottery from local artisans, or going to eat dinner while watching a 3-D movie at the University 16 Cinema, Oconee County has lots of charm and much to offer for small businesses and families that are hoping to grow with us!

Written by: Jana Lowery, Marketing and PR, V. Low Properties, Inc.

Sources: Georgia Trend Magazine, May 2011,,, and