Jefferson County, NY Economic Development
(800) 553-4111

Key Industries


Jefferson County has a RICH history and EXCITING future in agriculture.  We have one of the only full-time Ag Coordinators in New York State.  We know and love Ag!!


Jefferson County was built for manufacturing. The powerful forces that drive our economy are the same powerful forces that drive the manufacturing industry. Located in North Central New York State, Jefferson County manufacturers enjoy access to national and international markets.


Discover what some of the largest food processing companies in North America have discovered. Jefferson County’s unique characteristics, from market and materials access to stateside and international shipping routes, are synergistically  aligned  with the needs of food processing companies. Jefferson county offers the perfect mix of resources, labor costs and logistics to help companies like yours — whether new or expanding — benefit from its optimal location.


Finance, insurance and real estate (FIRE) companies will find that the reliability, capacity, and costs of Jefferson County’s utilities infrastructure, as well as Fort Drum’s steady infusion of talent into the area’s economy create a total package that makes the cost of doing business here as stunning as any view of the Adirondack Mountains.

Thank you to our Investor Partners