Key Industry


Henry county is Great for

Manufacturing Businesses

As a manufacturing business you need resources, a strong labor force, and business-friendly local government.  Henry County is home to many manufacturing businesses that deliver products across the country. With ample space, limited restrictions, and direct access to a major highways, Henry County is a perfect spot to build your manufacturing facility.

Henry County is home to successful manufacturing firms like YellaWood, Abbeville Fiber, TriDelta Systems, and Red Star Yeast. These successful companies understand the benefits of a business-friendly government committed to supporting and promoting our business community. Explore your options, and see if Henry County could be a good fit for your business.

Henry County Workforce




Median Age


Labor Force


Manufacturing Employment

Success Stories


In 1970, Jimmy Rane founded Great Southern Wood Preserving. Located in Abbeville, AL, it started as a small, struggling business with only two employees. With a loan from the bank and the determination to succeed, Jimmy turned his small company into the national brand you know today, YellaWood. Although Great Southern Wood Preserving now has 14 plants spread across the country, the corporate headquarters are still located in Abbeville, Al, right in the heart of Henry County.

Looking for a place to grow your business?

Move to Henry County

Ready to explore your options? We make it easy to establish a business in Henry County. Here’s what to do: 1. Reach out to 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. Love life. We know you’ll love working and living 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.