Economic Development


Located in south-central Virginia, Charlotte County is only 1.5 hours from Richmond; 2 hours from Raleigh, North Carolina; and 3 hours from Norfolk’s ports. The county is traversed by four-lane arterial highway 360, and access to I-85 is less than an hour away.  Four-lane highway 58 lies half an hour south of the county and highway 460 runs just beyond the county’s northern border, providing easy access to interstates and surrounding metropolitan areas.
Regional Map

Charlotte County’s rural nature means lower land costs and a more favorable tax structure. In addition, its Virginia Enterprise Zone designated areas translate to important financial incentives for qualifying businesses.  For more information about incentives, contact Daniel Witt, Charlotte County Administrator.

Community leaders work hard to promote growth and development without compromising the small-town atmosphere that defines Charlotte County. Local government officials can assist new business partners in selecting a site that meets their specific needs and will make every effort to expedite the permitting process and help ensure that qualifying business owners maximize their incentives.

For additional information regarding business opportunities in Charlotte County, please contact County Administrator Dan Witt at (434) 542-5117.