Key Industry


Henry County has growing

Timber Businesses

With ample amounts of land, it’s no surprise that Henry County’s largest export is timber. Famously home of Great Southern Wood, Henry county has a large existing workforce trained to work with timber and is a prosperous place for the timber industry.

Henry County Agriculture




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Source: Alabama Agribusiness Council

Timber Highlights

Abbeville Fiber

Owned by Great Southern Wood Company, Abbeville Fiber is a very successful lumber mill in Henry County. Featuring a state-of-the-art sawmill and the latest technology in the industry. It produces 200,000 feet of finished wood a day and purchases $14 to $15 million (estimated) of yellow pine timber annually from local suppliers within 50 miles of the plant.

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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.

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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.