About Us

The Hamilton County Development Authority was created in 1959 by an act of legislature and consists of an 8-member board appointed by the Governor and serve four (4) year terms.  The Development Authority Board members are composed of one member from each county commissioner's district and three at large members.  The Development Authority meets monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Economic Development Conference Room at 1153 US Hwy 41 NW Suite 4, Jasper, FL 32052.


The current Development Authority members are:



(District 5)                        R.B. Davis                           Chairman

(District 4)                        Mary Lou Bullard                 Vice Chairman              

(District 3)                        Danny Daniels                     Secretary/Treasurer

(District 1)                        Nathan Griffin                      

(at large)                          John Cloyd                           

(at large)                          Milton Hitson

(at large)                          Charles Williams 



Milton Smith, Executive Director

Cindi Foreman, Assistant


We partners with Enterprise Florida, Florida Economic Development Council, International Economic Development Council, North Florida Economic Development Partnership, Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners, and Hamilton County Chamber of Commerce to provide hands on expertise as well as the tools needed for the growth and development of your business.


Hamilton County is home to 14,513 people scattered throughout the area.  The major industries are manufacturing, farming, forestry, and tourism.  The Hamilton County Courthouse and Courthouse Annex are located in Jasper, the county seat, in central Hamilton County.  The departments and department activities can be accessed through the use of this website.  We invite you to visit this site often to access the services offered by the Development Authority and Hamilton County and to keep abreast what's happening in Hamilton County.

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Hamilton County Development Authority 1153 US Hwy 41 NW, Suite 4
Jasper, FL 32052
(866) 341.2492 (386) 792-6828 Fax - 386.792.0559

Ready for Your Business


Hamilton County's economic development team is uniquely qualified to assist you through every phase of the site selection process, providing free, confidential service that can save you both money and time.


From assistance with incentive funding, workforce development, research services, permitting and much more--our connections to local and state resources ensure that you have everything you need to select the perfect site for your business expansion or relocation.


Call us today and discover all that Hamilton County has to offer.  We're ready for your business.