Highlands County Economic Development


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Highlands County Economic Development




Located in the center of the Sunshine State, Highlands County provides quick connectivity to Florida's major metros with ample room for growth and operating costs that are 12 to 15 percent lower than nearby areas. Highlands offers a competitive business climate with NO impact fees, a foreign trade zone, below average tax rates and more. Match this with quality infrastructure and picturesque hometowns like Sebring, Avon Park and Lake Placid, you’ll soon want to make Highlands County your new home.

We serve the following communities

Communities listed alphabetically

City of Sebring10,460
City of Lake Placid2,235
City of Avon Park10,048
County of Highlands99,507

Contact Us

Taylor Benson

Economic Development Manager
(863) 402-6924