Economic Development

Thank you for choosing Powder Springs as a place to do business!

Powder Springs, located in southwest Cobb County, is the fastest growing city in Cobb County with more than 17,000 residents. It is approximately 24 miles west of Downtown Atlanta and approximately 23 miles northwest of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.  From 2013 – 2018 the available housing units in Powder Springs grew by 11.5%, compared to 3.5% growth in housing units for Cobb County, 3.6% for the State of Georgia, and 3.3% for the nation. Powder Springs is a place where people want to live and locate businesses and represents an increasingly significant consumer base.

The City continues to make sure Powder Springs is a great community to conduct business and an attractive community in which to grow or locate a new business. Always remember the City is here to serve and help you. I and your Council Members, pride ourselves on our transparency and accessibility. You can also now keep up with the City through our social media! Like us on Facebook at

The City supports your success and we look forward to continuing to work with you. Businesses such as yours are the backbone of our local economy and we look forward to supporting you and your business.


Al Thurman

Great Things about Powder Springs

  • Available land for development
  • Hometown feel with low crime, in the Metro Atlanta area
  • Strong local market primed further growth for development
  • Growth in consumer spending power and untapped demand in several industries
  • Low cost of doing business
  • Custom incentive packages available
  • Assistance in marketing, and programs in marketing, business, and workforce development programs
  • Dedicated City staff members committed to assisting with requirements for relocation and development