Key Industry

Agriculture

Henry County has Rich Soil for

Agricultural Businesses

As a farmer you need resources, a strong labor force, and business-friendly local government.  Henry County is home to thousands of acres of available farmland. With ample space, limited restrictions, and direct access to major highways, Henry County is a great place to grow your agriculture based business.

Agriculture supports our community in many ways including: production of food, hay, job creation, and land management.  We are proud to have a strong agricultural foundation.

Henry County Agriculture

450+

Local
Farmers

174K

Acres of
Farmland

$123M

Market Value of Products

123K

Products
Sold

Source: USDA 2017 Census of Agriculture

Agriculture Highlights

Golden Peanut Co.

Since 1986, Golden has been a global leader in the peanut industry. As markets, manufacturers and consumers have evolved over the past three decades, so has Golden. As a diversified business, Golden Peanut helps farmers, manufacturers, and agricultural businesses grow from the ground up. The Headland plant provides shelling, cold storage, and blanching among other things.

Looking for a place to grow your business?

Move to Henry County

We make it easy to establish a business in Henry County. Here’s what to do: 1. Reach Out. Contact HCEDA to learn more about doing business in Henry County, 2. Come Visit. We’ll help you schedule a visit and show you around the area, 3. Set Up Shop. We know you’ll love working in Henry County.

Looking for property?

See Available Sites

Henry County has no shortage of property to be utilized. Whether looking for empty lots or existing buildings, you'll find what you're looking for here.

Workforce Development Scholarship Program

We're excited to partner with Grow Southeast Alabama in the Workforce Development Scholarship Program. We are awarding a $1000 scholarship to a student interested in pursuing a two-year vocational degree at a community college in our area. The application deadline is February 28, 2024. To submit an application, click below.