The Okefenokee area is located in the heart of Southeast Georgia and is the gateway to the world famous Okefenokee Swamp. Waycross, which is the economic hub of the area, received its name from its strategic position: where ways cross. Located approximately 4.5 hours southeast of Atlanta, Georgia, and 1.5 hours north of Jacksonville, Florida, our community is an excellent location for product distribution with a superior highway system. The Okefenokee Area is located within one hour of 3 major interstates, a rail network that includes one of the worlds largest automated classification facilities, as well as access to three deep water ports, not to mention Jacksonville International Airport.
Jacksonville International Airport
Businesses located in the Greater Okefenokee Area are guaranteed one day access to 33 regional metropolitan centers with easy access to international and domestic markets with more than 50 million people within a two-day haul or a two-day flight. Our location means both lower transportation costs and more efficient shipping to destinations throughout the nation and abroad. It is easy to see why our community is an excellent location for any business.