Economic Development

Welcome to Historic Downtown Tifton!
We are an accredited National Main Street City

Lequrica Gaskins – Economic Development Director

504 Main St

 Tifton, GA 31794

Mission Statementthis is the landmark

The Main Street Program focuses on revitalization of the downtown area by restructuring our economy in order to restore, rehabilitate and use our historic resources. Special Events such as holiday parades, festivals, and exhibits improve community attitudes and promote downtown as a friendly place to return.  Business Development encourages revitalization through reinvestment and participation in the process of community redevelopment.


Vision Statement

To develop Downtown Tifton into a regional destination point.  Downtown Tifton should be so compellingly unique that people will go out of their way and pass by other towns just to visit Historic Downtown Tifton.


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Important Information

  • Contact the Business Development and Main Street Office for assistance and training in Small Business Development. (391-3977)
  • The Department of Planning & Community Development provides information on historic preservation, zoning, signs, and code specifications.
  • The City of Tifton Tax Office issues business licenses.
  • Local organizations, such as the Downtown Tifton -Tift County Chamber of Commerce, are ready to welcome you and assist in any way possible.

Main Street


Tifton  – Tift County Main Street is designated as a Certified Main    Street Community that
assists in development and revitalization of its downtown area.  The program was established in 1985 with a found, promotion, economic restructuring, and design of
a downtown commercial district.

Downtown area has experienced tremendous growth and re-development. Downtown Tifton features unique architecture from the past and a commitment of preservation
for the future.


Visit the Heartbeat of Historic Downtown Tifton where you can experience the
unforgettable.   For more information, please call Lequrica Gaskins, Main Street Director at 391-3977.

Stop! Shop! Tour!

© 2010 City of Tifton, Georgia Updated : May 3, 2010