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Learn more about the important transportation projects in Cowlitz County

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What does the CEDC do?  

The CEDC supports business expansion and retention through strategic alliances and strong community support.

Serving Cowlitz County since 1979, CEDC is a proactive, results-oriented public/private partnership working with over 200 associates to assist businesses to relocate or expand in Cowlitz County.

CEDC promotes job creation and investment while maintaining the county's exceptional environment and high quality of place.


What does Cowlitz County offer?

Bordered by the deep river channels of the Columbia River on the West and the Cascade Mountain Range to the East, Cowlitz County is a strategic hub interconnected by interstates, Interstate 5 and railways, alongside major shipping ports, near Portland, Oregon.

Affordable, available land and comprehensive tax advantages sustain Cowlitz County's favorable economic climate.

A climate supported by the proactive philosophy and economic diplomacy of our people. Cowlitz County is home to technology companies, manufacturing corporations, leaders in the natural resource products industry and other thriving businesses.

Attracted by the region’s access to the range of transportation alternatives and the experienced leadership of the business community, Cowlitz County is a progressive business environment.

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CEDC/Kelso-Longview Chamber 2014 Economic Summit

Music on the Mountain dates are set for 2014!  June 28th, July 26th and August 30th get details here - - Music on the Mountain

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