The mission of the Limestone County Economic Development Association (LCEDA) is to create jobs in Limestone County, Alabama by recruiting new business and industry and by fostering the expansion of existing industries.

The organization provides comprehensive resources and information regarding available sites and buildings, business incentives, infrastructure, transportation systems and workforce development. Limestone County offers a distinctly pro-business environment, leadership in emerging technologies and a highly trained and educated workforce to support business growth. LCEDA can support your expansion into the region with customized services for your firm’s specific needs.


Membership is open to any individual, firm or corporation interested in the economic development of Limestone County, Alabama. Membership dues are established by the Board of Directors and each member in good standing is entitled to one vote. Download a membership application.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of up to twenty-five members elected by the membership for one year terms. These individuals are representatives of government, industry, businesses, and professional organizations throughout Limestone County. View our current Board members.


Funding for Limestone County Economic Development Association is provided by the Limestone County Commission, The City of Athens, local municipalities, local utilities and through the support of our members.


Limestone County Economic Development Association provides many confidential services to new and existing industries.

Assistance includes

  • Site Location
  • Expansion Services
  • Business Incentives
  • Employee Training Assistance
  • Financing, taxes, utilities, and transportation information
  • Wage and benefit data

Resource Services

Limestone County Economic Development Association serves as a resource of information for all organizations interested in the economic development and industrial growth of Limestone County.

The following is a list of data provided:

  • Limestone County Industrial Directory
  • Community Data
  • Available Sites and Buildings
  • MSA Data
Limestone County Economic Development Association
101 S. Beaty Street   |   Athens, AL 35611   |   Phone: 256-232-2386   |   View all contact information