Oneonta Small City, Big Ideas

The City of Oneonta Welcomes Zaxby's!

Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting

December 18, 2017





The 1st 100 customers received a Zaxby's Deck of Dealz with 52 free deals! 






 Governor Kay Ivey Attends Groundbreaking Ceremony for Additional 20,000 square feet of

Wallace State-Oneonta Academic and Workforce Development Buildings

October 19, 2017



City Information

  • Established February 18, 1891

  • Officially Incorporated April 4, 1939

  • City Government - Five Seat City Council, Mayor & City Manager



  • Serving a retail trade area of 84,481, Oneonta has the largest and most active business center in Blount County.


Updated Available Properties!


 Updated Brochure!



 City School System

  • Elementary School
  • Middle School                                                                                                   Wallace State-Oneonta Rendering

  • High School

Secondary Opportunities

  • Dual Enrollment
  • Co-op
  • BC Career Technical Facility
  • Wallace State Community College-Oneonta Campus

Colleges and Universities less than 1 hour away:

  • Jefferson State Community College
  • Snead State Community College
  • Wallace State Community College
  • Gadsden State Community College
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham



  • 24 hour Police & Fire protection
  • Hospital with 24 hour E.R. services
  • Municipal Utilities: Water, Natural Gas, Sewer & Garbage Services
  • Electricity: Alabama Power
  • Data & Communication: Otelco & B C Broadband                                                                  Zaxby's Groundbreaking
  • Multi-facility recreational parks and green spaces
  • Industrial Park prepped for development
  • Public Transportation offered
  • Municipal owned and operated airport                                                






  • Aggressive municipal incentive packages available, both statutory and discretionary



  • The Economic Development Department for the City of Oneonta is located in the Little Brick Church at 112 2nd Ave. E Oneonta, AL 35121.



  •  Ed Lowe, City Manager

         O: (205) 274-2141
         C: (205) 237-4169
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  • Allie Allcorn, Assistant Community Developer
         O: (205) 274-2141
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Blount County-Oneonta Chamber of Commerce

  • (205) 274-2153

Blount County Economic Development Council

  • (205) 625-3305