Culpeper Economic Development

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Culpeper County is in the neighborhood of the largest concentration of data centers in the world. Diverse fiber selection, existing data center professionals and unmatched trades personnel training are reasons why this industry is growing in Culpeper.

Light and Advanced Manufacturing

Culpeper County has a history of working with its hands. With programs available at the technical education center and community college, we are ready for a 21st century hands-on industry to grow in the Culpeper market.

Suppliers and
Supply Chain

Culpeper County looks to compliment current industries to strengthen and shorten supply chain. With businesses working in collaboration or serving customers within the region, companies will encounter less disruption and extend certainty.

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Agriculture (CEA)

Agriculture has been a pillar in Culpeper County’s economy throughout its history, and currently leads the state with the largest concentration of indoor ag throughout Virginia. We look to extend this lead with advancing technology.

Culpeper By Air

The Culpeper Regional Airport (CJR), open since 1969, provides easy access to the cosmopolitan while maintaining the charms of a small town. The Culpeper Regional Airport is home to the Culpeper Airfest, the best little airshow in the east, and NATA Formation Clinics twice a year!

"I was raised in Culpeper and now have the enjoyment of raising my own children and running my business here. Culpeper is ag-friendly and plays a vital role in our company’s success due to its close proximity to major highways and availability of hard-working, talented labor."


Owner, ColorOrchids

"Bingham and Taylor has been in business for nearly 170 years, and is proud to call Culpeper our corporate home for the past 70 years. We have enjoyed much support from the local community as well as the many businesses that have provided us with great employees and service. Culpeper has been a great place to have a business!”


Executive VP / General Manager, Bingham and Taylor

"Our company invested in the area because we felt that “Culpeper Works.” We felt that the community supported business, the local businesses supported community needs, and that the people living here wanted to work, to get up each day and come to work. Twenty five years ago we were right and now we are proud to be a part of the Culpeper Works community."


President of Chemung Contracting Corp., Dalrymple Holding Corp. and Cedar Mountain Stone

Be A
Culpeper Local

Be A Culpeper Local is the department’s small business outreach program, offering support for small businesses. The program also raises awareness on the community benefits of shopping locally.

In Culpeper offers a comprehensive pathway for businesses to hire employees from Culpeper County, connecting residents to available entry-level job opportunities.

Culpeper Farms

Choose Culpeper Farms highlights farms, their products, and services to the community and connects residents to agriculture organizations. The program also offers support to our ag operations.

Culpeper Harvest Days Farm Tour

The Culpeper Harvest Day Farm Tour is an annual event that allows residents and visitors to interact with and learn from a variety of farms in Culpeper County.

News and Updates

The Culpeper Tech Zone Story: Why Culpeper?

Location is paramount for any business, but is an essential consideration for data center enterprises. While companies have abundant land options across the United States, IT infrastructures have a specialized list of determinants to consider when searching for a location — including access to fiber connectivity, electrical power, natural environment, financial considerations, and more.

The Culpeper Tech Zone: Creating an Ecosystem of Innovation

This blog is one in a series of articles spotlighting Culpeper’s creation of the Culpeper Technology Zone (CTZ). The CTZ is a 690-acre campus designated to host data centers, public works entities, and educational institutions supporting the county's STEM initiatives....

United Electric chooses Culpeper County

WILMINGTON, DE, March 4, 2024 – United Electric has expanded into Culpeper, Virginia with the opening of a regional service center (RSC). The new location creates an opportunity to service both new and existing customers in the area and aligns with their five-year...

DataBank chooses Culpeper County

Dallas, TX – November 14, 2023 – DataBank, a leading provider of enterprise-class edge colocation, interconnection, and managed services, today announced that it has acquired 85 acres of land in Culpeper, Virginia, dramatically expanding its capacity and ability it to...