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Beyond sugar and citrus. We are a place of small and family-owned businesses, where everyone knows everyone, with plenty of room for growth & opportunities. Hendry County, Florida is what you call small town living. We invite you to look around & learn more about Hendry County and the Hendry County EDC today.


Promise Zone Community

Hendry County is a Promise Zone Community. The Promise Zone designation partners the Federal government with local leaders who are addressing multiple community revitalization challenges in a collaborative way. It provides free technical training to high school students, targeting those who might not be ready to go to college. The initiative gives students the skills they need so they are prepared to take on a career after high school. Learn more here.




Our community is flush with natural resources, trails, parks and activities for anyone to enjoy. Attractions & accommodations include* Note – they have a link to attractions/accommodations but the link is broken. If they have any notable things to add we can put them here.


Hendry County is served by Hendry Regional Medical center. It is a 25-bed critical access hospital that incorporates modern technology with state-of-the-art medical staff to care of patients.


The Hendry community offers a variety of housing options for those wanting to relocate their business here. Our local Housing Program is handled by Hendry County, and more information is available on the county site.


The Hendry County School District is made up of 10 public schools serving the local district. Details on each school can be found here.


Hendry County offers affordable living, with a lower average total monthly expense than its neighboring counties and state average. We are also close enough to major metropolitan areas to enable access to urban amenities, but far enough away to provide the quiet, small town feel. Whether you are a franchise looking to open your next location, an entrepreneur looking for a market in need of your business or interested in investing in an area poised for tremendous economic growth, Hendry County is the place for your business.

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Keitha Daniels


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Discover Hendry County

Welcome to our hometown in the heartland of Florida. Our community is affordable, active, strong, with abundant resources to help your business thrive, while still being a small town that you can call home. Explore the thriving community that is Hendry County today.

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