Welcome to Mason County


Located in the heart of the Puget Sound region of Washington State, Mason County is home to a wide range of industries, from high tech and aviation to manufacturing and e-commerce. Companies are attracted to the area by the low cost and ready availability of buildable land, the superior quality of life, comprehensive tax advantages and “can do” workforce that is ready to make your company the next Washington success story. 

Area businesses are supported by a team of experienced professionals at the Economic Development Council of Mason County who serve as consultants and facilitators, ensuring that your business’ needs are met, from permitting and infrastructure to workforce and incentives.


Effective July 1, 2014, new and expanding manufacturing businesses in Mason County could be eligible to receive a sales and use tax deferral on certain construction and equipment purchases.

Call the EDC or visit the Department of Revenue’s Incentives Page for more information.


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Navigating Change: Community Resource Fair

With the many changes happening in our area, many community members have come together to show and provide support. This Community Resource Fair has been organized to help bring all local and regional assets to one place to help our community. At this event you’ll find basic services/utility companies, financial institutions, mortgage resources, employment assistance, and other community resources in attendance to answer questions, help with accounts and bills, and more. Please spread the word and share with any/all you believe could benefit from this event

May 27th from 4pm to 7pm at the Transit Community Center in downtown Shelton. Food and refreshments will be served 1:30pm to 6:30pm.

This is event is led jointly by Peninsula Credit Union, Our Community Credit Union, EDC of Mason County, Shelton-Mason County CHamber of Commerce, Simpson Lumber Company, Olympic Panel Products, and Melanie Bakala – State Farm Agent.