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“Ideal for Manufacturing, Distribution, and More.”


Hendry County is centrally located between major SW and SE Florida population centers, boasting a strategic location advantage. Within 90 minutes, you can access 2 major seaports (Miami and Ft Lauderdale), 4 international airports (RSW, FLL, MIA, PBI), as well as 8.2M permanent FL residents.

With infrastructure in place (US 80 & 27), connected interstate access (I-4, I-75 & I-95), ample available commercial land, and custom workforce training available via the Glades Training Center, Hendry County is equipped to grow with any company.


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Recent News

Nucor Steel Mill Coming to Area
03/15/2018 | CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Nucor Corporation (NYSE: NUE) announced
Highlands County works with local business on its expansion and growth
03/15/2018 | JAN. 18, 2018 - The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners finalized the approvals needed to support
Florida Ranked #4 in Advanced Placement Class Performance
02/21/2018 | Florida ranked fourth in the nation again for getting students to take — and pass
Highlands County Among Top in the Nation for Employment Gains as Featured in USA TODAY
12/19/2017 | In a recent article published by USA TODAY, Highlands County ranked eighth in the nation
Florida Ranks #4 in Nation for Tax Climate
10/20/2017 | The Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index enables business leaders,