Calhoun County is uniquely situated to offer unsurpassed transportation advantages for companies shipping or receiving their product by rail, truck, or air cargo. Calhoun County offers the following transportation infrastructure for new and existing industries:

Rail

Ground

Air

Water

Utility costs in the Calhoun County area may vary depending on the business size and usage. We will work with you to meet your business needs and to achieve the best possible rates for your company. Calhoun County’s utility resources:

  • Electric service for most of the county is provided by Alabama Power Company, a subsidiary of the Southern Company. Other providers of electricity include Alabama Municipal Electric Authority in the northern areas of the county who service Piedmont and surrounding areas with TVA supplied power. Coosa Valley Electric Cooperative also serves western portions of Calhoun County around the Ohatchee area with electricity provided through PowerSouth.
  • Calhoun County has an abundant water supply with excess capacity at many water treatment plants. One of the primary sources of water is the Coldwater Spring. With an average flow of 32 million gallons each day, the spring is widely known for its outstanding water quality. The various municipalities in the county provide water to their cities.
  • Natural gas is supplied to a major portion of the county by Alabama Gas Corporation (Alagasco). In addition, several of the county’s municipalities supply gas to their cities.