Whether it's business or personal, Clayton County is open for you.
Clayton County is one of the fastest growing counties in Georgia.
With the immense growth comes great opportunities for business and industry. Located 12 miles from downtown Atlanta, Clayton County is a bustling community that is perfectly positioned for its expanding role as a dynamic force in the global marketplace.
Clayton State University named a 2020 top nursing school in Georgia
January 5 - Clayton State University’s School of Nursing closed out 2020 as one of the best nursing programs in Georgia. The university landed at no. 14 on the 2020 rankings for top 40 best nursing schools in the state by Nursing Schools Almanac.
Georgia a top-10 exporting state for the first time
February 15 - Georgia was ranked among the nation’s 10 top exporting states last year for the first time, Gov. Brian Kemp announced. Georgia businesses exported $38.8 billion in goods in 2020, reaching 215 countries and territories and suffering the lowest rate of export contraction among the top-10 states, despite the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
No. 1 Record
December 31 - Georgia is now the only state to have been named No. 1 for business climate for eight years in a row by Site Selection magazine, an internationally circulated business publication that covers corporate real estate and economic development. This year, Georgia shares the top ranking with North Carolina.
Clayton County Water Authority earns industry awards
December 29 - Clayton County Water Authority has earned four awards from the Georgia Association of Water Professionals.
Southern Regional Named #3 in "Top Large Hospitals" by Georgia Trend
December 2 - Southern Regional Medical Center has been ranked #3 as a Georgia Top “Large” Hospital in the December 2020 issue of Georgia Trend magazine. The hospital has made an epic leap to #3 in the “Large” Hospital category from #11 in 2019 and #10 in 2018.