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

The Virginia Small Business Financing Authority (VSBFA) is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s business and economic development financing arm.  Aligned within Virginia’s Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity, the VSBFA offers programs to provide businesses, not-for-profits, and economic development authorities with the financing needed for economic growth and expansion throughout the Commonwealth.  To accomplish this goal, we offer loans directly to businesses & non-profits, credit enhancements to banks that are lending to businesses & non-profits, as well as bond financings to benefit for-profit businesses, 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit entities, and to support clean energy and P3 transportation projects.  We also help small businesses seeking to attract equity investments by providing an equity incentive

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




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

Click Here for Virginia Labor Market Information

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


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

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 21,576,
Scott County borders the state of Tennessee. Our county has much to offer whether

you are looking for a new residential location, a business location, or just a nice place to visit.

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


The October meeting of the Scott County EDA will be
held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 6:00p.m. in the Board Room
of the Scott Co. Administrative Offices located at 190 Beech St.,
Suite 201 in Gate City, VA. All meetings are open to the public.

The October meeting of the Scott Co. Chamber of Commerce
will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 12:00 Noon.
This will be an in-person meeting at the Scott County Park and Golf Course
in Gate City.
A dutch treat lunch will be available for $10 per person.
Please RSVP by Monday, October 10th.

An information sheet with resources related to COVID-19,
can be found here.

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

Riverside Development Weber City, Va
Click here for more information on this
exciting new opportunity!

Riverside Technology Building
420 Riverside Park Lane, Weber City, VA 24290
Click Here for Information




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