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?

TCEDC Announces 2016 City Signage Grant Program
Traill County EDC is offering a City Signage Program grant program to encourage development of or replacement of existing deteriorated city signage. Through this program, we hope to support and promote the distinct identity of our Traill County cities. Traill County EDC has once again opened this program for those cities that did not participate in the past. Applications will be accepted on a first come first served basis. Application deadline is August 3, 2016.
Grant Program Guidelines

Traill EDC Releases 2015 Annual Report
Executive Director Melissa Beach released the 2015 Annual Report in January. For the full report, please click here.

TCEDC Completes Hillsboro Child Care Analysis
Traill County EDC recently worked with area partners to research the demand and issues in the City of Hillsboro with their child care. The full report is available here.

Traill EDC Awards Child Care Grants
TCEDC has awarded $26,000 to local child care providers who were able to increase capacity.

Traill County Housing Analysis Completed
A firm was recently hired to complete a thorough housing analysis of Traill County. The project was funded with funds from North Dakota Housing Finance Agency, Traill County EDC, Hatton EDC, Hillsboro EDC and MayPort EDC. To view or download a copy of the full report, please click here.

TCEDC September Meeting
Our September meeting will be held Thursday, September 15, at our office. Please join us!

TCEDC awarded two business recruitment grants
TCEDC applied for a business recruitment marketing grant on behalf of the Hillsboro EDC. The project was awarded $20,000 from ND Department of Commerce. TCEDC also applied for a similar grant on behalf of MayPort EDC and was awarded $18,000 for a new Mayville-Portland website.

Traill EDC Releases 2014 Annual Report
Executive Director Melissa Beach released the 2014 Annual Report in February. For the full report, please click here.