Pacific County is ready for business

Experience Our Unique Coastal Lifestyle

Come visit - then return to start or grow a business and buy your next home.

Pacific County spans 933 square miles of beaches, forests, farms, communities and tribal lands, and is home to 22,500 people. Nestled between two metropolitan urban areas, Pacific County is easily accessible from both Seattle, Washington and Portland, Oregon.

Small Business Training and Development Page

Whether you are starting a new business or growing and improving a current business, Pacific County Economic Development Council offers programs and resources geared toward helping you achieve your goals.

Explore the diverse business landscape

Pacific County is ready to do business! We’re proud that the majority of our local businesses are owner-operated. Small businesses, thriving marine industries, tourism destinations and a talented workforce make Pacific County the place to be.

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Ports of Pacific County

The Ports of Pacific County are key economic drivers, creating family wage jobs and environmentally responsible industry. Our ports promote trade, tourism, economic development, infrastructure building, marine cargo, freight mobility, environmental sustainability, and community outreach.

Port of Willapa Harbor

Port of Peninsula

Port of Ilwaco

Port of Chinook

The Pacific County EDC is working for you

The mission of the Pacific County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) is to support and promote prosperity in Pacific County’s economic vitality. The PCEDC board has both public and private representation, and has been serving Pacific County for over 27 years.

The PCEDC’s public and private partners share the goal of becoming a prosperous county, preserving natural resources and optimizing Pacific County’s business environment. We supports efforts to increase community vitality, economic prosperity, environmental quality, and social fairness in Pacific County.

Featured Business

Shannon Slayton recognized a need in the community and created a resource for the pets, and pet parents, of Pacific County. When she moved to Pacific County in 2020, Shannon Slayton noticed a lack in the community: A pet supply store. With years of experience managing a pet store then working as a vet tech,...

Membership has its benefits

For over 27 years, Pacific County Economic Development Council (PCEDC) has supported and promoted policies and activities that contribute to Pacific County’s economic vitality.

We’re just a telephone call away!

(360) 875-9330 North Pacific County
(360) 642-9330 South Pacific County

Come for the business opportunities, stay for the lifestyle.

When workers can live anywhere, many ask: Why Do I Live Here? Residents know why. Pacific County offers the perfect balance of working & playing in one of the most scenic parts of the world that offers a bounty of natural resources. Our testimonials reveal a population that cares for their community and environment.

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Resources on what it is like to live in Pacific County and how to successfully move in.

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Workforce Housing Opportunity in new Willapa Center Apartments in Raymond.

What we have available are a couple of our market rent apartments. Here are some details:• 2 bdrm / 1 bath• 752 sf• $858/month• Water/Sewer/Garbage included in rent• Electricity and internet separate• Laundry and Elevator on site• Income restrictions: income needs to be between 40-50% AMI (Example: 2-person annual household: $26,720-33,400) (3-person household: $$30,080-37,600)• Preference given to current residents of Pacific County• Brand new never occupied apartments available!Please call with any questions. Please spread the word.Thank you!Alyce Warren, Property ManagerWillapa Center Apartments216 - 3rd StreetRaymond, WA 98577Office Phone: 360/875-8242 ... See MoreSee Less

Starting now! Join us.Starts in 30 Minutes! Streamline Your Operations: Technology for Managing Employees, Customers, and Inventory. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. (Online) April 10, 3:30-6:30pm - FREE

Say goodbye to chaos and hello to streamlined management! Learn how technology can simplify employee hiring, onboarding, training, and scheduling. Enhance customer relationships, gain insights from purchase history, and increase customer retention with the right tools. Optimize inventory control to drive down costs while maintaining on-time fulfillment. Discover easy-to-implement solutions and practical strategies to keep your business running smoothly.REGISTER: www.cognitoforms.com/PCEDC1/RegistrationFormTechnologyWorkshopSeries?fbclid=IwAR2Ns3cw96hgw9PpapS... ... See MoreSee Less

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It’s time to file your 1st quarter report by April 30.

Lni.wa.gov/insurance/quarterly-reports/file-quarterly-reports L&I can work with financially distressed businesses to arrange a payment plan for workers' compensation premiums. Lni.wa.gov/agency/outreach/employer-assistance-program ... See MoreSee Less

Starts in 30 Minutes! Streamline Your Operations: Technology for Managing Employees, Customers, and Inventory. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. (Online) April 10, 3:30-6:30pm - FREE

Say goodbye to chaos and hello to streamlined management! Learn how technology can simplify employee hiring, onboarding, training, and scheduling. Enhance customer relationships, gain insights from purchase history, and increase customer retention with the right tools. Optimize inventory control to drive down costs while maintaining on-time fulfillment. Discover easy-to-implement solutions and practical strategies to keep your business running smoothly.REGISTER: www.cognitoforms.com/PCEDC1/RegistrationFormTechnologyWorkshopSeries?fbclid=IwAR2Ns3cw96hgw9PpapS... ... See MoreSee Less

Starts in 30 Minutes!  Streamline Your Operations: Technology for Managing Employees, Customers, and Inventory. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. (Online) April 10, 3:30-6:30pm - FREE

Say goodbye to chaos and hello to streamlined management! Learn how technology can simplify employee hiring, onboarding, training, and scheduling. Enhance customer relationships, gain insights from purchase history, and increase customer retention with the right tools. Optimize inventory control to drive down costs while maintaining on-time fulfillment. Discover easy-to-implement solutions and practical strategies to keep your business running smoothly.
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You are invited to The next PCEDC Small Business Tech Training: Streamline Your Operations: Technology for Managing Employees, Customers, and Inventory. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. (Online) April 10, 3:30-6:30pm - FREE

Say goodbye to chaos and hello to streamlined management! Learn how technology can simplify employee hiring, onboarding, training, and scheduling. Enhance customer relationships, gain insights from purchase history, and increase customer retention with the right tools. Optimize inventory control to drive down costs while maintaining on-time fulfillment. Discover easy-to-implement solutions and practical strategies to keep your business running smoothly.REGISTER: www.cognitoforms.com/PCEDC1/RegistrationFormTechnologyWorkshopSeries?fbclid=IwAR3d4yO2RfdBR1CkRbR... ... See MoreSee Less

You are invited to The next PCEDC Small Business Tech Training: Streamline Your Operations: Technology for Managing Employees, Customers, and Inventory. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email about joining the meeting. (Online) April 10, 3:30-6:30pm - FREE
Say goodbye to chaos and hello to streamlined management! Learn how technology can simplify employee hiring, onboarding, training, and scheduling. Enhance customer relationships, gain insights from purchase history, and increase customer retention with the right tools. Optimize inventory control to drive down costs while maintaining on-time fulfillment. Discover easy-to-implement solutions and practical strategies to keep your business running smoothly.

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Final Day! Support local artists! https://auctria.com/auction/offthebeach

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Bid on local reclaimed art like: Re-Fused by Jeremy Bartheld and Jeffro Uitto. Jeremy and Jeffro’s Off The Beach video www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIlv_l6T838 ... See MoreSee Less

Next Workshop this Wednesday. Register here: www.cognitoforms.com/PCEDC1/RegistrationFormTechnologyWorkshopSeries?fbclid=IwAR34lCWAy-ir1KIK3-z...Free Small Business Training! Join us for our next online tech workshop Wednesday March 27, 2024 3:30-6:30

Stand Out Online and Attract Customers: Establishing a Digital Presence. Elevate your business's online presence and attract more customers! Determine what online presence your company truly needs. This course will help you understand how your business might benefit from a professional website or how to market online without one. From designing your site to reaching your target audience, learn actionable techniques to boost your online visibility.Register here: www.cognitoforms.com/PCEDC1/RegistrationFormTechnologyWorkshopSeries ... See MoreSee Less

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Bidding is still open! auctria.com/auction/offthebeachOff The Beach Art Auction-Bidding is now open! auctria.com/auction/offthebeach

Bid on local reclaimed art like: Re-Fused by Jeremy Bartheld and Jeffro Uitto. Jeremy and Jeffro’s Off The Beach video www.youtube.com/watch?v=qIlv_l6T838 ... See MoreSee Less

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