Graves County Advantages: 

  • Easily accessible highways
  • Rail service to class 1 connections serving 42% of the U.S. population
  • 3 ports within 30 miles
  • Low cost energy - one of the lowest in the nation
  • Abundant skilled labor
  • Low cost of living & high quality of life
  • Regional universities & skilled training institutions 

The Graves County Economic Development, (GCED), which is centrally located in Western Kentucky, works to support local industry and create economic growth through the development of business and industry in Mayfield, Graves County and the surrounding area of the Jackson Purchase Region of Western Kentucky. Our goal is to bring economic growth to our area through retention, expansion, and attraction. We strive to make our community a better place to work, live and raise a family.