Business Assistance and Tourism Development
The Fauquier County Department of Economic Development is charged by the Fauquier County Board of Supervisors to work to expand the economic base by developing three areas of business development:
1. Assist companies already established in Fauquier County
2. Encourage new businesses to locate to Fauquier County
3. Enhance the development of tourism in Fauquier County
Business Assistance and Development
The principal focus of our Department is on helping existing businesses to grow and encouraging entrepreneurship.
Another major focus of Economic Development, is on assisting new businesses to Fauquier County, including assistance in identifying potential site locations and guidance in understanding the zoning and permitting regulations. For more information about our business assistance programs and services, please see visit:
Tourism and Travel
The growing tourism and travel trade industry is a dominant economic engine in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Fauquier County’s Tourism Program works to develop programs to assist tourism-related businesses and to promote Fauquier County as a destination for visitors. Please visit our tourism website:
Without the help of key support organizations, economic growth initiatives will not be successful. Fauquier County is fortunate to have a supportive Economic Development Authority, Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce, Greater Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, and a strong business community.
In addition, a strong public and private education system, a growing Community College campus, Workforce Development Programs, and an award-winning hospital and medical system are also significant partners in the growing economy of Fauquier County.