Welcome to Traill County!

Traill County, North Dakota, located between two of North Dakota’s largest cities, Fargo and Grand Forks, gives your business the strategic advantage of being within minutes of more than 250,000 people. Situated halfway between Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Traill County has the infrastructure, workforce, and amenities to make your business grow and succeed in a competitive world.

Traill County Economic Development Commission (TCEDC) is Traill County’s leading economic development agency. TCEDC is focused on business and community development through promotion, encouragement, and assistance. Together, with Traill County’s community economic development organizations, TCEDC helps businesses with financing, employee recruitment, and land and building acquisition.

What's new in Traill County?

Traill County Housing Survey
Hanna:Keelan Associates has been contracted to perform a housing analysis for Traill County. Your responses have been collected. Results of the study will be available in January 2015.

TCEDC December Meeting
Our December meeting will be held Thursday, December 18, at 7:00 p.m. in our office. Please join us!

TCEDC awarded business recruitment grant
TCEDC applied for a business recruitment marketing grant on behalf of the City of Hillsboro. The project was awarded $20,000 from ND Department of Commerce. 

TCEDC awarded two marketing plan grants
Traill County Economic Development Commission is pleased to announce that two marketing plan grants have been received. Two separate grants totaling $5,000 have been received for the communities of Hillsboro and Mayville-Portland. Bids were received and the projects have been awarded to Hometown Aditude of Hillsboro and Anchor Marketing of Grand Forks.

About Traill County Economic Development
Traill County Economic Development’s mission is to promote, encourage and assist business and community development. You can find more information about the organization at

TCEDC Releases 2013 Annual Report
Traill County EDC has released its 2013 Annual Report. After presenting the report to the TCEDC board of directors at the January meeting, director Melissa Beach has prepared the report for publication. Click here to download the full report.