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Lawrence and Douglas County will have the region’s top performing economy and be recognized as the best place to live, learn, play, work, and do business.



Economic prosperity through leadership, advocacy & investment in Douglas County.


We envision a thriving community with a diverse & expanding tax base offering wage and job growth for all to ensure that Douglas County grows with intention.

See the Lawrence City Strategic Plan here.

See the Community Economic Development Strategic Plan here.


  • In-depth analysis of the region’s available workforce
  • Assistance in identifying and accessing available incentives
  • Current demographic information
  • Liaison services with local government agencies
  • Personal tours of the region and available locations

Locations & Directions

Lawrence, Kansas Map

Douglas County is located in Northeastern Kansas. The county’s largest city, Lawrence, is just 30 minutes southwest of Kansas City.

Contact Us

785-865-4411 Email Us

EDC of Lawrence & Douglas County
718 New Hampshire St. Lawrence, KS 66044