Economic Development

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The City of Elizabethton, the City of Watauga, and Carter County have joined together to create a county-wide economic development agency -- Carter County Tomorrow. This organization manages and oversees county-wide economic and community development and focuses on business development and industrial retention and recruitment. Contact them at 423-542-3408 or visit their website at
City Economic Development
The City of Elizabethton conducts broad economic development initiatives specifically targeted to areas within the city's urban growth boundary and areas influencing the city owned and operated electric utility. The city's economic development staff work in collaboration with Carter County Tomorrow on various projects in and around Elizabethton, but primarily focus on start-up enterprises, small business development, retail recruitment, creating positive business regulations and fostering a pro-development environment. Contact us at 423-542-1503.

We look forward to talking with you about opportunities for your business in Elizabethton!