• Jefferson County Industrial Development Corporation



    Great Schools.
    Rich Local History.

    Breathtaking Scenery.
    A Growing Economy


    These are just a few reasons
    why the
    City of Madison and Jefferson County, Indiana
    is where you should locate
    our Business.

  • Scenes from the 2019 Annual Meeting

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      Local students talk about the career pathways available through a partnership between Madison Consolidated High School and the Madison campus of Ivy Tech Community College.
    • Matt-talking-small.jpg
      Executive Director Matt Wirth outlines some of the many exciting projects getting started in downtown Madison and on the hilltop.
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      Uric Dufrene, Ph.D., was the guest speaker at the annual meeting and discussed the economic outlook for Jefferson County and the region based on demographic trends.


  • DINO-Mite!


    Indiana's Industrial Recovery Tax Credit, a.k.a. the DINO tax credit because it benefits the redevelopment of large vacant buildings, along with Madison's Tax Increment Financing (TIF) program, are both being used for developers to repurpose too important cites in downtown and on the hilltop.


    The long-vacant Eagle Cotton Mill building will be repurposed as an 80-room boutique hotel serving Madison's historic downtown. 


    Former Armor Metals site

    Vacant for more than a decade, the former Armor Metals plant on Clifty Drive soon will become Armor Plastics, manufacturing after-market parts for all-terrain vehicles. 

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    Jefferson County Industrial Development Corporation (JCIDC) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)4 corporation funded by local government and participation from the private sector. The corporation is governed by a ten-member board of directors whose membership currently includes individuals from a number of economic sectors including, but not limited to, industry, banking, education, technology, and more. Employed by the Board of Directors is a full-time Executive Director of JCIDC experienced in industrial development at the state and local level.


    The Jefferson County Industrial Development Corporation (JCIDC) is a private, nonprofit 501(c)4 corporation funded by local government and by participation from the private sector.



    As the state-recognized Local Economic Development Organization (LEDO), Jefferson County Industrial Development Corporation (JCIDC) is the public-private partner required to facilitate economic growth to Madison and Jefferson County.

    • We promote local economic strengths that are attractive to new business and industry.
    • We plan and promote activities to enrich the quality of life in our community.
    • We help retain local business by providing links to economic resources that aid their viability and expansion.
    • We are advocates for workforce development through our education infrastructure.
    • We represent the economic interests of both the county and the city to our neighbors in the Southeast Indiana region, and throughout the state of Indiana.


    Jefferson County Profile 
    State link offering statistical information regarding Jefferson County



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