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The Perfect Florida Location for Work & Living

Situated equally between the booming urban centers of Tallahassee and Panama City, Liberty County remains relatively untouched. Today, this is a fertile land of economic opportunity where businesses can thrive and employees can enjoy a lifestyle unlike any other. Although it maintains a relatively low profile, Liberty County offers a surprising and uniquely advantageous blend of two worlds – a sprawling, natural wonderland in the heart of the Apalachicola National Forest that is just minutes away from some of Florida's most sought-after high technology resources.

Business Environment

The Business Environment in Liberty County offers business and lifestyle opportunities that are truly unique. The county's assets include a strong public-private support for business relocation, easy access to North Florida, Alabama and Georgia markets, development incentives, and a highly-trained regional labor force. Liberty County also offers a wide range of tax incentives to businesses that locate and create new jobs within its Rural Enterprise Zone.

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Education in Liberty County's public schools consistently perform well and rank above average on state mandated achievement tests. The county is well served by nearby Chipola College and Tallahassee Community College, both of which provide a range of various degrees. Technical training is provided through Chipola Workforce Development Program and Lively Technical Center.

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The Climate in Liberty County is mild with an average temperature of 67.9 degrees. The coldest month is December with an average annual temperature of 53.2 degrees. While July is the warmest month with an average temperature of 81.8 degrees. The annual rainfall in the area is 58.62 inches.

Regional Infrastructure

Our Regional Infrastructure in the heart of the booming Northwest Florida region, Liberty County boasts quick and easy access to the state's transportation networks. Crisscrossed by well-maintained roads and highways, the county quickly links businesses to Florida's and the country's Interstate system. The major east-west highway is State Road 20, which connects Liberty County to Panama City and Tallahassee, both approximately 45 miles away. State Road 12 provides a quick link to Interstate 10 and U.S. 90 to the north. The AN Railroad, a class 11 carrier, travels north-south through the county. Its principal terminal is in Port St. Joe and it joins CSX Railroad at Chattahoochee to the north. Convenient commercial air service is available in Tallahassee and Panama City, both approximately 45 miles from Bristol, the county seat.

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