Cost of Doing Business / Infrastructure

While Effingham County, Georgia has a welcoming hometown culture, its position in
the metro Savannah area has accelerated growth in infrastructure for industry.

Sites in Effingham County are within minutes of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport, Interstate 95, direct rail service by both CSX and Norfolk Southern, the CSX Railyard Savannah intermodal facility, and the Port of Savannah, the second-busiest container exporter in the U.S.

Most business and industrial sites in Effingham County are served by reliable and overlapping utility services capable of providing industrial capacities, as well as multiple distribution channels within minutes of each location.

Electrical service is provided by Georgia Power, a division of Southern Company, and Excelsior EMC, one of Georgia’s 41 electric membership corporations.

Natural gas service is supplied by Southern Natural Gas.
Water and sewer service is supplied by Effingham County, with water mains as large as 16” and sewer lines as large as 24”.

Broadband service is available from multiple fiber, cable and DSL providers with speeds up to 1 gigabit per second.