Mission Statement
We are a catalyst for economic development in order to create employment opportunities, increase the tax base, and diversify the economic quality of life for all Scott County citizens.

Vision Statement
By building a solid reputation, including integrity, teamwork, and communication, we are the number one localityfor your business.

Market the County
Develop Sites for Business, Tourism & Housing
Coordinate with Other Boards
Assist, Retain, and Grow Existing Business Partners
Diversification of Economic Base

Virginia Small Business Financing
Authority (VSBFA)

The VSBFA helps Virginia's start-up,
existing & prospective businesses through an extensive portfolio of financing programs. The Authority helps Virginia's financial institutions offer business loans that they might not be able to offer without assistance from this program. The VSBFA also offers grants to individual investors in qualifying small businesses. Finincing programs can provide:
* Direct loans for economic dev. projects
* Cash collateral and loan guanties to help
banks lend to small businesses
* Microloans, child care loans, & investment grants to small businesses
* Cash collateral, loan guaranties, direct loans, and microloans for existing businesses, minority owned businesses, and tourism businesses
* A child care financing program for licensed child care centers & family-home providers
* Bond financing for small manufacturers & 501(c)3 non-profits

For more information, please click here to visit their website.



Welcome to Scott County, Virginia..."We're a Natural"


LOOKING FOR A JOB? For job openings listed with the Norton Office of the VEC that will be updated each week or visit the Virginia Workforce Connection website at

NEW Link! Click Here for Virginia Labor Market Information Publications

Employers- The Norton VEC can pre-screen job applicants and post your job openings on the VA. Workforce Connection Website. Contact the Norton VEC at 276-679-9413

Scott Co. EDA & Chamber of Commerce Meetings Special Notices

Scott Co. Economic Development Authority


Scott Co. Chamber of Commerce

Plan a visit to Scott County. Visit the Scott County Tourism Website


Information on the EDA's revolving loan program for small, rural businesses.


Early history of Scott County


The Scott Co. Economic Development Authority Receives TVA
Rural Certified Communities Designation! Read More Here

Congratulations to Scott Co. EDA Director, John H. Kilgore, Jr., A Graduate of TVA's Valley Workforce Institute!. Read More Here

The June meeting of the Scott County Economic Development
will be held on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 beginning at 6pm
in the board room of the Scott Co. Administrative Offices located
at 190 Beech Street, Suite 202, in Gate City, VA. All meetings are open
to the public.

The June meeting of the Scott Co. Chamber will be held on Wednesday, June 12th, at Noon at the Cove Ridge Center. All meetings are open to the public.

"Scott County is a Natural for Your Business"

Scott County is located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Appalachian Valley in the southwestern part of Virginia. With 539 square miles and a population of 23,403, Scott County borders the state of Tennessee. Our county has much to offer whether you are looking for a new residential location, an industrial location, or just a nice place to visit.

Existing industries and technology based businesses such as TeleTech, OnePartner, VFP, Inc., Tempur Production, and Joy Global , prove that we have the business-friendly location and dedicated workforce needed for success. Please contact us for more information on how our location can benefit your company’s expansion.

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