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 We have been home to two pulp and paper mills for over 75 years and have a history rooted in the tourism industry.  Here you’ll find foresters, skilled machinists and chemical engineers along with the world-class service from the staff of the five-diamond Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and four-diamond Omni Amelia Island Plantation.  

Employers looking to relocate to Nassau County, Florida will find it any easy sell to their employees.  Our residents enjoy the ultimate work-life balance, enjoying our relatively low cost of living and coastal lifestyle.

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An Ever-Growing Labor Pool

Nassau County, Florida is home to 88,059 residents and lies within the Jacksonville MSA with 760,000+ working-age adults and over 1.6 million residents.  Florida is a right-to-work state and our population continues to grow as Florida recently surpassed New York as the third most populous state.  Northeast Florida’s median age is 45, five years older than the Florida average.

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Military

Nassau County is equidistant to four military installations – Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, Naval Station Mayport, Marine Corps Support Facility Blount Island and Naval Air Station Jacksonville – with 3,000 skilled veterans return to the private sector, many choosing to make Northeast Florida their permanent home.  The military veterans of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia make up 14 percent of the region's workforce, compared to seven percent for the U.S. overall.  Our local military members receive up-to-date industry training, possess a strong work ethic and present employers with skills transferable to manufacturing, logistics and distribution, aerospace and aviation, among others.

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