Why Choose Atlantic County?
With Atlantic County’s aerospace District at the heart of Atlantic County, we offer a unique combination of access to the world’s most advanced aerospace technology and a warm and inviting collection of communities for a quality of life that is unmatched in the U.S.
At the Center of It All
Located between lush farmlands and 14 miles of sandy shorelines, Atlantic County offers easy access to Philadelphia (60 miles), New York City (120 miles) and Washington, DC (180 miles), making us the best address for business in the Northeast.
Quality Education for your Family
Atlantic County is home to a nationally-recognized university, a comprehensive community college, a blue ribbon technical high school, and outstanding public, private and charter schools.
Our local community college offers students affordable educational opportunities with a new $44 million state-of-the-art Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics building, student center, and a Hospitality Center. ACCC’s Casino Career Institute and Academy of Culinary Arts are both critically acclaimed. In addition, the college secured a $2 million Economic Development Administration grant towards the construction of an Aviation Institute to provide a trained workforce to further strengthen the aviation industry in the county.
Atlantic County Institute of Technology is the most comprehensive technical education facility in Atlantic County. Situated on a 58-acre campus in the Hamilton Business Park in Mays Landing, the Institute of Technology offers students an innovative curriculum, combining academic instruction, career technical education, internships, and structured work experiences designed to bridge the gap between classroom learning and workplace skills.
Atlantic County attracts more than 25 million visitors each year in addition to 10,000-second homeowners. From the excitement of Atlantic City’s casinos with world-class dining, entertainment and shopping, to the beauty of our scenic rivers and wildlife refuges, there is something for those of all ages and interests.