Moving To Door County
Whether you are starting a new business, making plans for your retirement, investing in a vacation home or just moving to the area, you will find an unsurpassed quality of life in Door County.
Door County's unique draw to residents and visitors alike is a perfect blend of natural beauty, culture and hospitality. The County is comprised of 19 municipalities bordered by the waters of Green Bay to the west and Lake Michigan to the east. With over 300 miles of shoreline, 11 golf courses, 5 state parks, 19 county parks and a world-class cultural community, it's no wonder why over 2 million visitors vacation each year in Door County.
While tourism is the County's primary economic engine, the area offers a variety of employment opportunities. The city of Sturgeon Bay is home to manufacturing, shipbuilding and County government, as well as, many service businesses. Five public school districts and six private schools serve Door County with students consistently scoring above average in state testing. In addition to the excellent public and private schools, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) also serves the area. The local campus is located in Sturgeon Bay with classes available in multiple locations throughout Door County and via the Internet. Additionally, the University of Wisconsin Green Bay is located just 40 miles south of Sturgeon Bay.
Don't pass up on the opportunity to make beautiful Door County your home. If you have any further questions or need additional assistance, please don't hesitate to call us at (800) 52-RELAX.
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Door County Economic Development Corporation Welcomes New Businesses to Door County
While many relish the Door County Peninsula as a vacation destination, it's also known for its thriving business climate energized with companies whose products and services are marketed both locally and globally. People like the way business is done here, in a relaxed atmosphere enhanced by extraordinary natural beauty. Door County Economic Development Corporation partners with entrepreneurs to help build successful businesses throughout the area.
If you are interested in starting or relocating a company on the Peninsula or Washington Island, DCEDC can assist you with finding the perfect location, financing, incentives and other information to help your Door County business thrive. The quarterly Business By Nature e-newsletter from DCEDC will give you brief local business news stories, valuable insight, inspiration, and other important information on starting or relocating a business in the area. Sign up today.