Economic Development Authority
The Powhatan EDA is your central contact point for assistance with business development in the County. Whether you are an entrepreneur, an existing business, or a company looking for a new location, we are here to help you make the right business decision and find your home in Powhatan County.
The Economic Development Authority of Powhatan County identifies, promotes, and supports new business development which leads to increased economic productivity in the County.
The EDA is led by experienced business leaders who understand the importance of customer service, defined strategies, benchmarked outcomes, and collaboration.
In partnership with the Powhatan Board of Supervisors, the EDA is attuned to the County's strategic vision, and provides input on the goals and objectives that move the County toward that vision.
The Powhatan County EDA is a separately chartered political subdivision of the Commonwealth, which allows it to act with business agility and timing. Read about our business success stories.
The Powhatan EDA is staffed by the Assistant County Administrator and Economic Development Program Manager, who serve as the liaisons between the EDA and the Board of Supervisors and have extensive experience in the functions of business development and local government planning.
The Powhatan EDA holds regular meetings on the second Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. in the Fire and Rescue conference room located in the side entrance of our Village Building, 3910 Old Buckingham Rd. All meetings are open to the public. Notification is posted on the Powhatan County website.
The EDA welcomes your business and its growth in our community. Please let us know how we can assist you – contact us at 804-598-5605.