Crawford County Development Authority

Promoting economic growth through sustainable development.


Sites Available!

Visit our available sites page to learn more about properties available in the Roberta-Crawford County Industrial Park.

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Crawford County is in the heart of Central Georgia and is one of Georgia’s best kept secrets.  Located between two major markets, a Federal Highway running through the county and 20 minutes to Interstate I-75, Crawford County offers good water and open land … perfect for businesses, for workers and for families.

Crawford County offers unlimited opportunities for businesses to grow and prosper.  Many national and international companies such as ArrisCraft, Polywad and Atlanta Sand saw the advantages of locating their operations in Crawford County.

Crawford County offers a wealth of workers, along with two technical colleges in close proximity.  Central Georgia Technical College is located within Bibb County and Southern Crescent Technical College is within a short 45 minute drive.  Crawford County is growing everyday and its development authority board has set the groundwork for providing fresh, new possibilities for businesses desiring to find a strategic location in the Southeast.  We welcome the opportunity to serve you.


With its abundant natural and cultural resources, Crawford County is an excellent place to grow your business and your family.

Local Services

Once you’re here in Crawford County, you’ll want to connect to the various municipal and community services available.


We have all the human capital, natural resources, and business support services to make you and your business feel right at home.

Start a Business Today!

The Crawford County Development Authority hosts one of the first small business incubator projects in the United States.

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In 2006, as President of Polywad, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of high-quality shotgun shells, I began looking to relocate my business from the small, rented space we were operating in to a larger, more modern facility.  We got involved with the Crawford County Development Authority, who helped us finance a building and land in their Industrial Park.  This new location allowed us to expand to do more research and development and go after more contracts.  The Development Authority has been terrific to work with.  They have helped us in every way from dealing with laws and regulations, assisting with financing, and facilitating partnerships locally and regionally that improve our business.  The Development Authority is always looking out for us.

Mr. Jay Menefee

President, Polywad, Inc.

I began quilting as a hobby, but it grew to become a small, home-based business specializing in longarm machine quilting .  As it grew and grew, my home could no longer support my business.  I needed more space at a low cost with a lot of flexibility and the Crawford County Development Authority was there to help.  I began renting a small space in their business incubator to manufacture custom quilts and have since expanded,  renting additional space to conduct quilting classes and now online sales.  The incubator has given me a place to meet with clients, teach my students, and continue to grow my business with the hope of adding some employees.  It’s an eye opening experience moving from hobby to business, but the Development Authority has helped and guided me through it all in every way I’ve needed.

Ms. Dianne Dye

Owner, Designs by Dianne