Local Resources

Department of Economic Development

King George Department of Economic Development provides countywide information and data as well as feedback and advice on business startup and development within the county. The Department of Economic Development can assist in identifying appropriate locations for your business operation, work with you and other county agencies to address county requirements, and identify potential financing for your business. Their contact information is:
King George Department of Economic Development
10459 Courthouse Drive
Suite 200
King George, VA 22485
Phone: 540-775-9181

University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center (UMW-SBDC)

University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center (UMW-SBDC) provides up-to-date business data, information and assistance with the process of starting a small business. Focused primarily on serving potential and existing small business owners, the UMW-SBDC works with a potential business owner to brainstorm business concepts, discuss plans, look for specific business information, work on marketing and financial strategies, and much more. While the main UMW-SBDC office is located in Fredericksburg, a UMW-SBDC business counselor is in King George County the first Wednesday of every month.


Appointments are required and arrangements can be made by calling the UMW-SBDC directly. Their contact information is:
University of Mary Washington-SBDC
1125 Jefferson Davis Highway
Suite 400
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone: 540-654-1170

Virginia Cooperative Extension Service

Virginia Cooperative Extension Service, through educational programs based on research and developed with input from local stakeholders, helps the residents of King George County improve their lives. It provides education through programs in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Community Viability. It can be a wonderful resource for individuals interested in starting businesses with an agricultural focus. Their contact information is:
Virginia Cooperative Extension Service
10087 Kings Highway
King George, VA 22485
Phone: 540-775-3062
Phone: 540-775-5645