Economic Development


To enrich the quality of life of citizens by enhancing the economic vitality of the county through the attraction, growth, and retention of business, industry, and talent in Coffey County.

What We Provide

  • Business start-up assistance
  • Assistance for existing businesses (expansion, workforce, etc.)
  • Professional Development
  • Community Engagement
  • Marketing and attraction initiatives
  • Tourism promotion

Major Area Employers

  • Wolf Creek Nuclear Generating Station
  • Coffey Health System
  • EMP Shields (shields all electronics in homes and businesses
  • Forte (plastics manufacturing)
  • Countertop Trends (laminate countertop manufacturing)
  • Wheeler Lumber (wood truss manufacturer)
  • Thriving agricultural community

Community Resources

  • Public transportation
  • Comprehensive healthcare services
  • A library in each community
  • Outdoor fun
  • Recreational facilities and programs
  • Unique shopping
  • Local art gallery and murals

Coffey County on the MapWhy Coffey County

  • Centrally located
  • Accessible by Interstate
  • Within a 2 hour drive to major Kansas markets
  • Low cost of doing business
  • Excellent infrastructure with fiber optic
  • Low tax rate
  • Prime location for new and expanding businesses


Confidentiality is extremely important to us. Please review our Code of Ethics (PDF) and Confidentiality Statement (DOCX) for more details.