Clark County Economic Development Corporation & Tourism Bureau (CCEDC & TB) is the primary agency in Clark County responsible for creating jobs and investment in the county. Programs administered by CCEDC & TB are designed to support, foster, encourage, promote, and assist economic growth and development within the county and its communities.
CCEDC & TB also serves as the county’s tourism center and is responsible for promoting all of Clark County, its communities, and its many recreational activities and events in partnership with several other Clark County agencies.
Clark County has a population of 35,500 spread throughout a dynamic mix of small, vibrant, close-knit communities.
Manufacturing, agriculture and construction are among the county’s leading industries. The county offers top-notch education with a mix of public and private K-8 and K-12 schools. The Chippewa Valley Technical College has a campus within the county, and universities and colleges in the surrounding area provide additional education and customized training to individuals and businesses.
The county is served by a vast network of highways including U.S. Highway 10 and State Highways 13, 73, 95, 98 plus four-lane Highway 29. The Canadian National Railroad serves Abbotsford, Colby, Dorchester, Owen, Thorp, Unity and Withee. One publicly owned utility-B airport is located in Neillsville with larger airports nearby.
Over 134,000 acres of county forest, six lakes and a number of hiking, biking, snowmobile and cross-county ski trails provide a wealth of recreational activities year round for residents and visitors alike. Clark County is the proud home of the 1st Omega 3 Cheeses and many other varieties of hand-crafted Artisan foods. Art studios and greenhouses, farmers markets, unique specialty shops, restaurants and historic venues all beckon visitors to stop, stay and play in Clark County.
Clark County truly has it all.